Me…Jane wins Calling Caldecott vote


The winner of the 2012 Calling Caldecott mock vote is Me…Jane by Patrick McDonnell!             The four honor books are Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet Blackout by John Rocco Grandpa Green by Lane Smith I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen […]

Calling Caldecott final ballot is OPEN


         Aaaaand they’re off! Here is a link to the second and final ballot. We’ll leave the polls on this one open until Thursday morning and aim to post the final results Thursday noon. If you missed the results of the first ballot, they are here. Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story […]

Calling Caldecott ballot #1 results

Calling Caldecott Ballot #1 results, 2012

I have to say that watching the votes come in was plenty exciting for me! Lolly gave me the super-secret location of the returns so I could check them obsessively all night long. Lolly and I had a face-to-face (really screen-to-screen) chat about how to decide where to go from here. It’s clear that FIVE […]

VOTE NOW! Mock Caldecott polls are open.


Here’s a link to the official Calling Caldecott Ballot #1. Note that you will vote for your first, second, and third choices, just like the real committee. The polls will close at 9 a.m. tomorrow morning (Tuesday, January 17) and we will try to get the results up at noon. Tallying Caldecott votes is a […]

Our mock Caldecott ballot list


Robin and I have put our heads together and come up with a ballot of 15 books. On the real committee, once the ballot is decided there is more discussion before voting, so that’s how we will do it here. We’d like to hear lots of comments. Lurkers, it’s time to be heard! Be as […]

We want to hear your mocks


We’ll get back to our own book discussions this weekend, but first we want to hear about any Mock Caldecotts you have led or participated in. If the results are in, what were they? If you have books you plan to discuss, share your list. We’d love to let this blog be the repository for […]