First off, here is a little bit about the real Caldecott Medal:
Every year since 1938, the Caldecott Medal is awarded to, "the artist of the most distinguished
American picture book for children."
The Caldecott Award:
This year the Caldecott Medal will be announced at 8:00am on Monday, January 27th and can be viewed live on the web here: Live ALA - Webcast 2014
(I'll be watching in the library of course!)
Now, on to what you have all been waiting for...
This year was the first ever Upcott awards. Students votes have been collected and tallied and the winner of the Upcott Medal goes to:
The Upcott Award:
The two books that received Upcott Honors are:
Until next year...
Picture Books Rule!