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EDUC 406 Literacy and Reading Comprehension Instruction: Books and Media

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Teaching With Caldecott Award Books

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.

"Oklahoma State University - Library - Mary L. Williams Curriculum Materials Library." Oklahoma State University - Library - Mary L. Williams Curriculum Materials Library. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Jan. 2014.

LC Classification for Education

    Juvenile non-fiction titles are located in classes within the topic of their regular subject heading class from A (general works) to Z (bibliography). Below is a quick guide resource for popular subject headings for children’s literature which will lead to educated browsing of the CMMC collection.



    Subject Heading



    Language and Literature



    English Language


    PE 1155

    PE 1628

    Alphabet Books

    Juvenile Dictionaries



    Liteature (General)



    PN 6371

    PN 6727-6790



    Comic books/Graphic novels



    English Literature



    American Literature



    Fiction and Juvenile


    PZ 5



    PZ 6

    Early to 1860/1870


    PZ 7

    General Juvenile Fiction Alphabetical by author last name



    PZ 7.7

    More graphic novels


    PZ 8

    Fairy tales


    PZ 8.1

    Folklore, Legends, Romance


    PZ 8.2



    PZ 8.3

    Stories in Rhyme


    PZ 10.3

    Animal Stories


    PZ 73-78

    Languages: Spanish

    For research resources browse or search the following subject headings in the CMMC or in the basement of Wiggins Memorial Library:

    Call Number Range



      Education (General)


      History of education


      Theory and practice of education


      Special aspects of education


      Individual institutions


      Student fraternities and societies, United States




      British Children's Book Awards and Other Notables


      Books in Wiggins Memorial Library are cataloged using the Library of Congress Classification system.

      Find It! DEWEY

      Books in primary and secondary schools are cataloged using the Dewey Decimal system.

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      Resources not owned by the Campbell University Libraries can be borrowed from other libraries through ILLiad, an interlibrary loan (ILL) system available to Campbell faculty, staff, and students as an aid to research and study. Request it through our Interlibrary Loan service and we will borrow it from another library.  This service is free of cost.  Please allow up to 4-5 days for book requests, and 2-3 days for articles.

      Check out this online tutorial to learn how to use ILLiad.