Wednesday, January 29, 2014

2014 Caldecott Medal winner announced!

The 2014 Caldecott Medal winner is Locomotive.

Written and illustrated by Brian Floca, this book follows the story of a family's week-long journey from Omaha to Sacramento in 1869.

The Caldecott Medal is awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children (a division of the American Library Association) and honors the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

The 2014 Caldecott Honor books are Journey, written and illustrated by Aaron Becker, Flora and the Flamingo, written and illustrated by Molly Idle, and Mr. Wuffles! written and illustrated by David Wiesner.

For more information about the Caldecott Medal, including a list of previous winners, check out the official Caldecott Medal home page.