Children's Department Staff Picks for the 2016 Caldecott and Newbery Awards

Next week the 2016 Caldecott and Newbery Award winners will be announced and we wanted to join in on the fun.  Glencoe Children’s Department Staff have selected their favorite contenders for the Caldecott and Newbery Awards.  Check out our picks and see whether any of our choices make the cut when the awards are announced on January 11, 2016.

Caldecott Award or Honors Hopefuls:

bear ateThe Bear Ate Your Sandwich  by Julia Sarcone-Roach 

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bird diz

Bird & Diz  by Gary Golio and illustrated by Ed Young  

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divaflea

Diva and Flea  by Mo Willems and illustrated byTony DiTerlizzi 

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drowned city

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans by Don Brown

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drumdreamgirl

Drum Dream Girl by Margarita Engle and illustrations by Rafael López

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fire engine

Fire Engine No.9 by Mike Austin

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if you plant a seed

If You Plant A Seed  by Kadir Nelson 

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in a village

In a Village by the Sea  by Van Muon and illustrated by April Chu

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last stop

Last Stop on Market Street  by Matt De La Pena and illustrated byChristian Robinson

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lenny lucy

Lenny & Lucy by Phillip C. Stead and illustrated by Erin E. Stead

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marvels

The Marvels by Brian Selznick

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night animals

Night Animals by Gianna Marino

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night world

The Night World  by Mordicai Gerstein

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wait

Wait  by Antoinette Portis

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whisper

The Whisper by Pamela Zagarenski

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Newbery Award or Honors Hopefuls:

 

crenshaw

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

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echo

Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan

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goodby stranger

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead 

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a handfu lof stars

A Handful of Stars  by Cynthia Lord

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the nest

The Nest by Kenneth Oppel and illustrated by Jon Klassen

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nightbird

Nightbird by Alice Hoffman

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roller girl

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

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stella by

Stella By Starlight by Sharon M. Draper

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thing about jellyfish

The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

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war saved my life

The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

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