Now on Display: The Caldecott Medal

Our Caldecott Medal display includes information about Randolph Caldecott, one of the first illustrators of children's books. The exhibit features 4 rare books from Northwestern's Archives that include Caldecott's detailed and whimsical illustrations. The display also explains the history of The Caldecott Medal, a prestigious award given by the American Library Association for "the most distinguished American picture book for children." 

Located near the south entrance.

List of Caldecott Medal winners

View Caldecott Medal winners in our Children's Collection