1999 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: Snowflake Bentley, illustrated by Mary Azarian, written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Houghton Mifflin)
Caldecott Honor Books: Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, written by Andrea Davis Pinkney (Hyperion Books for Children);
No, David!, illustrated and written by David Shannon (Blue Sky Press/Scholastic);
Snow, illustrated and written by Uri Shulevitz (Farrar Straus & Giroux);
Tibet through the Red Box, illustrated and written by Peter Sís (Frances Foster Books/Farrar Straus & Giroux)