2008 Caldecott Medal and Honor Books

The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Caldecott Medal for Best Picture Book: The Invention of Hugo Cabret, illustrated by Brian Selznick (Scholastic)
Caldecott Honor Books: Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, written by Ellen Levine (Scholastic)
First the Egg, illustrated and written by Laura Vaccaro Seeger (Roaring Brook/Neal Porter)
The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain, illustrated and written by Peter Sís (Farrar/Frances Foster)
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity, illustrated and written by Mo Willems (Hyperion)

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