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1980s Caldecott Winners
1989 - Song and Dance Man by
Call Number: E A182s
Publication Date: 2003
Grandpa demonstrates for his visiting grandchildren some of the songs, dances, and jokes he performed when he was a vaudeville entertainer.
1988 - Owl Moon by
Call Number: E Y54o
On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl.
1987 - Hey, Al by
Call Number: E Y61h
A city janitor and his treasured canine companion are transported by a large colorful bird to an island in the sky, where their comfortable paradise existence threatens to turn them into birds as well.
1986 - The Polar Express by
Call Number: E V217p
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus.
1985 - Saint George and the Dragon by
Call Number: E H689s
Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.
1984 - The Glorious Flight by
Call Number: 926 B647p
A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Blériot XI, which crossed the English Channel in thirty-seven minutes in the early 1900s.
1983 - Shadow by
Call Number: E C395s
Free verse evocation of the eerie, shifting image of Shadow which represents the beliefs and ghosts of the past and is brought to life wherever there is light, fire, and a storyteller.
1982 - Jumanji by
Call Number: E V217j
Left on their own for an afternoon, two bored and restless children find more excitement than they bargained for in a mysterious and mystical jungle adventure board game.
1981 - Fables by
Call Number: E L797fa
Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich.
1980 - Ox-Cart Man by
Call Number: E H175ox
Describes the day-to-day life of an early nineteenth-century New England family throughout the changing seasons.