Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Caldecott Medal Winners, 1990-Present

Alexander, Kwame.

Also available in Overdrive. "The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to...

Blackall, Sophie.

Also available in Overdrive. "Explores the life of one lighthouse as it beams its message out ...

Cordell, Matthew.

Also available in Overdrive. When a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a snowstorm they must find...

Steptoe, Javaka.

Also available in Overdrive. Jean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocked to...

Mattick, Lindsay.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A woman tells her young son the true story of how his great...

Santat, Dan.

Also available in Hoopla. An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given...

Floca, Brian.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Learn what it was like to travel on the transcontinental ra...

Klassen, Jon.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A tiny minnow wearing a pale blue bowler hat has a thing or...

Raschka, Christopher.

A wordless picture book showing the fun a dog has with her ball, and what happens when it is lost. ...

Stead, Philip Christian.

"Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, t...

Pinkney, Jerry.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable, an adventureso...

Swanson, Susan Marie.

Also available in Overdrive. Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore the light that makes a hous...

Selznick, Brian.

Also available in Overdrive. When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks withi...

Wiesner, David.

Also available in Hoopla. The story of what happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam. ...

Juster, Norton.

Also available in RB Digital. Looking through the kitchen window, a little girl and her doting grand...

Henkes, Kevin.

Also available in Hoopla. When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, ...

Gerstein, Mordicai.

A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center tow...

Rohmann, Eric.

Something always seems to go wrong when Rabbit is around, but Mouse lets him play with his toy plan...

Wiesner, David.

The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, ...

St. George, Judith.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications an...

Taback, Simms.

Also available in Hoopla. A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments...

Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.

A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order...

Zelinsky, Paul O.

Also available in Hoopla. A retelling of a folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair...

Wisniewski, David.

A saintly rabbi miraculously brings to life a clay giant who helps him watch over the Jews of sixte...

Rathmann, Peggy.

Also available in Overdrive. The children at Napville Elementary School always ignore Officer Buckle...

Bunting, Eve.

When the Los Angeles riots break out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his moth...

Say, Allen.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's jou...

McCully, Emily Arnold.

Mirette learns tightrope walking from Monsieur Bellini, a guest in her mother's boarding house...

Wiesner, David.

Frogs rise on their lily pads, float through the air, and explore the nearby houses while their inh...

Macaulay, David.

Four brief "stories" about parents, trains, and cows, or is it really all one story? The ...

Young, Ed.

Also available in Hoopla. Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is di...