Category Archives: Caldecott 75th Anniversary

Holiday Gift Idea: #caldecott75 Merchandise!

Looking for some holiday gifts? Commemorative mugs, tote bags and T-shirts for the Caldecott 75th Anniversary celebration featuring the wonderful anniversary logo created by Brian Selznick are available for purchase by *ALSC members while supplies last! The Caldecott 75th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Caldecott 75th Anniversary: Looking Back, Looking Forward

The 75th anniversary of the Caldecott medal has been an incredible year-long celebration.  The events and activities that took place this past year stemmed from the award’s rich history.  All of these treasures have been archived and refreshed for your … Continue reading

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Red Carpet Extras

KidLit on the Red Carpet By now you’ve heard all about the outfits, activities, and refreshments that were part of the Caldecott 75th Anniversary Red Carpet event that took place before the 2013 Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder banquet at ALA Annual in Chicago.  … Continue reading

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My Wild Ride with Caldecott in Chicago

I was one of the very fortunate Friends of ALSC scholarship winners to “A Wild Ride: 75 Years of the Caldecott Medal” preconference at the Art Institute of Chicago. I feel very blessed to have attended this event, especially as I … Continue reading

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Red Carpet Memories

The Red Carpet event hosted by the Caldecott 75th Anniversary Task Force prior to the Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder banquet was an occasion to remember! This non-ticketed event was open to attendees of the 2013 ALA Annual conference in Chicago. Upon arriving on … Continue reading

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Meet Me On the Red Carpet at #ALA2013

The red carpet unrolled and we have pictures of some of the hundreds & hundreds of people at the event which took place last night immediately before the 2013 Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Banquet. With special thanks to the Caldecott 75th Anniversary Committee, … Continue reading

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Our Oscars at #ala2013

I’m sure several posts will bout appearing on this blog about the Newbery/Caldecott banquet and speeches. They’re sure to have affected many people in many ways. Last night was my first time going to the speeches and it was an … Continue reading

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A Wild Ride at the ALSC Preconference #ala2013

If you’re feeling a bit numb this morning, it may be because I used up ALL THE FEELINGS at yesterday’s ALSC Preconference, A Wild Ride: 75 Years of the Caldecott Medal. There was so much picture book love, author and … Continue reading

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