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Caldecott winners 1938-1949
The Big Snow
Call Number: PZ 7 .H117 Bi 1976
1949 winner: Illustrated by Berta and Elmer Hader. Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Winter comes to the woodland as the busy animals make their preparations.
White Snow Bright Snow
Call Number: PZ7.T732 Wh 1988
1948 winner: Written by by Alvin Tresselt ; illustrated by Roger Duvoisin. Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books.
When it begins to look, feel, and smell like snow, everyone prepares for a winter blizzard.
The Little Island
Call Number: PZ 7 .B86 Lit 1993
1947 winner: Written by Golden MacDonald; illustrated by Leonard Weisgard. Published by Dell.
Depicts the changes that occur on a small island as the seasons come and go, as day changes to night, and as a storm approaches.
The Rooster Crows
Call Number: PZ 8.3 .P447 Ro 1973
1946 winner: Illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham. Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
A collection of traditional American nursery rhymes, finger games, skipping rhymes, jingles, and counting-out rhymes.
Prayer for a Child
Call Number: PZ 7 .F53 Pr
1945 winner: Written by by Rachel Field; illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones. Published by Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.
An illustrated bedtime prayer which gives thanks for the many aspects of a child's world.
Call Number: PZ 7 .T422 Man
1944 winner: Written by James Thurber; illustrated by Louis Slobodkin. Published by Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich.
Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's wish for the moon.
The Little House
Call Number: PZ 7 .B97 Li
1943 winner: Illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
A cute little cottage is surrounded by a big city.
Make Way for Ducklings
Call Number: PZ 10.3 .M1295 Mak 1969
1942 winner: Illustrated by Robert McCloskey. Published by Viking Press.
Mr. and Mrs. Mallard proudly return to their home in the Boston Public Garden with their eight offspring.
They Were Strong and Good
Call Number: PZ 7 .L38 Th 1968
1941 winner: Written and illustrated by Robert Lawson. Published by Viking Press.
Relates the story of the author's grandparents and parents, who, though not famous, helped build the United States.
Call Number: PZ 7 .D36 Ab 2008
1940 winner: Illustrated by by Ingri & Edgar Parin D'Aulaire. Published by Beautiful Feet Books.
Text and illustrations present the life of the boy born on the Kentucky frontier who became the sixteenth president of the United States.
Call Number: PZ 7 .H344 Me 1938
1939 winner: Illustrated by Thomas Handforth. Published by Doubleday.
After spending an eventful day at the fair held on New Year's Eve, Mei Li arrives home just in time to greet the Kitchen God.
Animals of the Bible: a picture book
Call Number: PZ 10.3 .L37 1965
1938 winner: Text selected by Helen Dean Fish from the King James Bible; illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop. Published by HarperCollins.
Includes the favorite stories of the Creation, Noah's Ark, the first Christmas, and many others.