Mock Caldecott results? Share right here

It's less than a month before the Awards Announcements, but it's not too soon to hear results of mock Caldecott deliberations. Many libraries host meetings where readers discuss books and vote on their winners. It's impossible for us to keep up with all of the results, but we do want to know all about your mock committees.

Do you run a mock committee or participate in one? Please take a moment and pop the results in the comments below. People like to know which books made your discussion list and which books were recognized after the votes were counted.

Right now, I am trying to decide how many books I want my second graders to talk about. We start the talking next week, with each child presenting one title to the full class. I will report the results right here. Voting in my classroom will occur on the last Wednesday of January. It's usually a bit of a emotional roller coaster.

Please share your mock Caldecott results and encourage your librarian friends to share, too. Every time you mention a title we have not discussed on this blog, my stomach sinks a little bit. That should be incentive enough.

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Robin Smith
Robin Smith
Robin Smith is a second-grade teacher at the Ensworth School in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a reviewer for Kirkus and The Horn Book Magazine and has served on multiple award committees.
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Elwood 2nd grader

I chose three bears in a boat Because we like the beautiful pictures.

Posted : Feb 12, 2015 07:33


Elwood 2nd grader

We choes Beekle because the colors are pretty

Posted : Feb 12, 2015 07:31


Elwood 2nd grader

I chose three bears in a boat because they're are bright and calm colors. They were beautiful he chose wonderful colors.

Posted : Feb 12, 2015 07:30


Elwood 2nd grader

I chose Ivan because it has good good pictures because they so so so so so so good and

Posted : Feb 12, 2015 07:30


Elwood 2nd grader

We chose three bears in a boat because we liked the illastations very much.

Posted : Feb 12, 2015 07:28


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