2016 Caldecott Winner
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear
illustrated by Sophie Blackall, written by Lindsay Mattick
Caldecott Honor Winners
Trombone Shorty, pictures by Bryan Collier and words by Troy Andrews
Waiting, illustrated and written by Kevin Henkes
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, illustrated by Ekua Holmes, written by Carole Boston Weatherford
Last Stop on Market Street, illustrated by Christian Robinson
The Caldecott Medal
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published that year. It was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. Together with the Newbery Medal, it is the most prestigious American children's book award.
The Caldecott Medal awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association.