2009 Caldecott Medal and Honor Books

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

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

2009 Caldecott Medal for Best Picture Book: The House in the Night, illustrated by Beth Krommes, written by Susan Marie Swanson (Houghton Mifflin Company)
2009 Caldecott Honor Books: A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever, written and illustrated by Marla Frazee (Harcourt, Inc.)
How I Learned Geography, written and illustrated by Uri Shulevitz (Farrar Straus Giroux)
A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams, illustrated by Melissa Sweet, written by Jen Bryant (Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.)