Our Mock Caldecott Results

Dec 24th, 2015 Mock Caldecott Rachel Reinwald 4 min read

For immediate release Sunday, 12/13/2015 River Forest, IL–Kadir Nelson, author and illustrator of If You Plant a Seed, is the 2016 winner of the Dominican University GSLIS Mock Caldecott Medal, among the most prestigious mock awards in children’s literature. The real Caldecott Medal honors outstanding illustration of works published in the United States during the previous year. The real Caldecott Medal is sponsored and administered…

Lenny and Lucy by Stead

Mock Caldecott: Lenny & Lucy (Ill. Erin Stead)

Nov 13th, 2015 Mock Caldecott Rachel Reinwald 5 min read

So, I’m taking a Mock Caldecott class through Dominican University with Diane Foote. And I need a place to keep some notes. Lenny & Lucy is a wonderful book that has sparked a great debate with my colleagues at work as to whether we would nominate it for a Caldecott. I think it would be worthy but it is not accessible enough to children. Some…