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Original cover art by 2014 Caldecott Medal winner Brian Floca.

Martha V. Parravano, Horn Book Magazine executive editor and coauthor of the Horn Book’s Calling Caldecott blog, looks back at the 2014 Caldecott contenders.

2014 Caldecott committee member Judy Freeman weighs in on the committee’s process and this year’s decision.

Brian Floca’s Caldecott Medal Acceptance speech.

Editor Richard Jackson’s profile of Brian Floca.

Horn Book Magazine senior editor Elissa Gershowitz’s thoughts on Newbery 2014.

Kate DiCamillo’s Newbery Medal Acceptance speech.

Editor Andrea Tompa’s profile of Kate DiCamillo.

Bryan Collier’s Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Acceptance speech.

Editor Alvina Ling’s profile of Bryan Collier.

Rita Williams-Garcia’s Coretta Scott King Author Award Acceptance speech.

Kathleen T. Horning’s profile of her friend, Rita Williams-Garcia.

From The Guide: Diversity in Middle-Grade Fiction.

Cadenza: 2014 Mind the Gap Awards.

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