On Monday morning, January 28, students met in the library for a reveal of our Caldecott mock election results. Cheers went up when the first envelope was opened and the book Blue by Laura Vaccaro Seeger was announced.
The second envelope revealed our honor book choices Drawn Together by Minh Le and Dan Santat and The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld.
Students were invited back to the library later in the morning for a live-stream of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Youth Media Awards announcements. Excitement mounted as several of the picture books students reviewed for our mock election received Youth Media Awards in other categories.
And the ALA Caldecott Award for the most distinguished American picture book for children goes to…
Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall