1997 Caldecott Medal and Honor Books

The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American picture book for children.
Caldecott Medal for Best Picture Book: Golem, illustrated and written by David Wisniewski (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin)
Caldecott Honor Books: Hush! A Thai Lullaby, illustrated by Holly Meade, written by Minfong Ho (Orchard Books);
Starry Messenger, illustrated and written by Peter Sis (Frances Foster Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux);
The Paperboy, Dav Pilkey (Richard Jackson/Orchard Books);
The Graphic Alphabet, David Pelletier (Orchard Books)