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Caldecott Awards

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children), a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished English-language picture book for children published in America during the previous calendar year.

The award is a bronze medal with the winner's name and the date engraved on the back. It bears the Caldecott Medal inscription, which reads, "Awarded annually by the Children's and School Librarians Sections of the American Library Association."

Award winners are announced in January of each year.

Caldecott Award Winners 1938-Present.