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Literature Awards: Caldecott Medal 2013

This site provides resources about the authors and illustrators who are the recipients of the 2013 Caldecott Medal. Book trailers and activities are provided. eThemes Resources Literature Awards: Caldecott Medal 2004 and Literature: Award Winners give additional information about the Caldecott Medal and previous recipients.


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This site provide a detailed review about the story and artwork.
Learn more about the author, her books, and rug making.
Use the activities after sharing "One Cool Friend" with your students.
Learn more about the author and illustrator of "One Cool Friend". Find additional titles by the author.
Share these four downloadable activities with your students after reading "One Cool Friend".
Learn more about the author/illustrator. Some of the topics are "making children's books, "an animator's eye" and "through a child's eyes".
This link contains a book trailer and author interview to share with students.
Use this discussion of "Green" and book trailer to promote this Caldecott Honor book.
The author/illustrator works with students in an intermediate school to create a piece of art. NOTE: This site is a blog.
The author/illustrator is interviewed about her work and creating concept picture books. Brief book trailers are included.
This site provides discussion activities to accompany the reading of "Extra Yarn". Additional links to the author and illustrator's web sites, yarn crafts and storytelling are given.
Visit the illustrator at his studio. Watch book trailers of "Creepy Carrots" and about Peter Brown. Look at his first book written at age 6.
Illustrator Peter Brown shares his inspiration for "Creepy Carrots" and his favorite vegetable.
Learn more about illustrator and author Jon Klassen as he is interviewed by his editor, Liz Bicknell.
This site provides activities and a guided story hour program for "This Is Not My Hat".
These sites are about the Caldecott Medal books for 2004. The Caldecott Medal is awarded to outstanding picture books. Includes information about the authors and illustrators, lesson plans, reviews, pictures, and excerpts from the books.
These sites are about children's and young adult's literature awards. Includes information about several awards such as the Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpre, Michael L. Printz, Best Books for Young Adults, and more. Learn about the history of the awards and see the winners from the current and previous years. eThemes on the Show Me, Building Block, Gateway,Truman and Mark Twain award winners are included.

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