The votes are in! Sonoma County has chosen the best picture books of the year!
Every year, children’s book illustrators hold their breath as the Caldecott committee members read, examine, and critique the best illustrated children’s books of the year to finally determine which one deserves the highly regarded award.
You let us know which books you thought would win by voting for your favorites either online or at the library.
Sonoma County's Mock Caldecott Winner is...
If You Plant A Seed by Kadir Nelson! Way to go Kadir!
Our three honor books, in order of popularity:
ill. by Paul O. Zelinsky
Sally M. Walker
ill. by Jonathan D. Voss
Check back to find out the official winners of the 2016 Caldecott Medal.
Announced by the American Library Association on Jan. 11th.