1998 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: Rapunzel, illustrated and retold by Paul Zelinsky (Dutton)
Caldecott Honor Books: Harlem, illustrated by Christopher Myers, written by Walter Dean Myers (Scholastic Press);
The Gardener, illustrated by David Small, written by Sarah Stewart (Farrar, Straus & Giroux);
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, illustrated and retold by Simms Taback (Viking)