Holmes County

2019/2020 Mock Caldecott

~Past Mock Awards: Results, Titles, & Reviews~

Welcome to the Holmes County Mock Caldecott Site

Here, you can explore some of the best picture books published in 2019. You will be able to read what others are saying about the books, and you will be able to post your own comments. In January, we can all vote for our pick for the Holmes County Caldecott Medal winner and Honor books.

Click on books (top navigation) to read a summary and local reviews of our Mock Caldecott contenders. You can start learning about some of the books that have the best chance of winning awards.

Local voting will take place in January and the Holmes County Mock Caldecott will be announced in February. The American Library Association ALSC committee will announce the 2020 Caldecott Medal winner in February 2020. Maybe you will pick the winner!

~Lori Pringle, East Holmes Library Media Specialist, East Holmes Local Schools

~Michele Skolmutch, Children's Services, Holmes County Public Library

Learn the criteria for the selection of the annual Caldecott Medal winner by reviewing the "Caldecott Medal Terms & Criteria"

Visit the ALSC Caldecott Medal Page to review award winning books from 1938-Present.

Printable Documents

Book Review Form or Pictorial Book Review Form (for students not able to complete an online form)

Holmes County Mock Caldecott Contender List (with reading and Lexile levels)

Teacher/Librarian Resource Packet

Poster and Bookmarks

Voting Ballot will be posted by January (for students not able to vote online)

*All printed reviews and ballots must be returned to the children's department of the Holmes County Public Library by January 24, 2020.