Teaching with Caldecott Award Books
The Caldecott Medal is awarded each year to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. The award was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott.
To teach students about the art work and the stories behind the art be sure to check some of the following resources:
Art Medium of the Caldecott Award and Honor Books -- this CML website contains a listing of the Caldecott Award and Honor books and the art medium used, as well as links to information about the author, illustrator, and book information.
Caldecott Connections -- this website was developed by Annette Lamb for use by teachers and librarians who want to teach about the art and history of the Caldecott Award books.
Teaching Caldecott Winners -- this website created by Scholastic contains some wonderful resources for teaching the Caldecotts.
Caldecott Illustrations Lesson Plans --- from Lesson Planet , this website contains over 80 lesson plans that are free for users who create their personal accounts through Lesson Planet.
Caldecott Award Books -- this website created by retired Texas educator, Suzy Red, contains several resources and ideas for using Caldecott Award books.
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