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Mock Caldecott Competition

January 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Caldecott Gold Medal stickerYou are invited to a Mock Caldecott Award Competition to decide on our own Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished artist of an American picturebook. Join us for an enjoyable time of books, conversation and food as we read, talk and eat. You will also receive a set of free picturebooks. Please RSVP using the form below if you plan to join us.

Join us to:
• Browse previous medal winners based on the selection criteria
• Read a set of potential winners for 2022
• Vote for the best picturebook for 2022 using the Caldecott voting process
• Decide how many honor books to select

Enjoy tea and scones as we read and debate what makes a distinguished picturebook. You will also select a stack of free picturebooks.

The American Library Association will announce the awards in a live streaming on January 30 so we can compare our decisions with the official award-winners.

Co-sponsored by Worlds of Words and the Tucson TAWL (Teachers Applying Whole Language group.

Free parking is available at the surface parking lot north of the intersection of First and Vine. Sometimes free parking is available at the Second St. Garage next door to the College of Education. The WOW Center is also located just off of the 2nd St. Modern Streetcar stop.

To request disability-related accommodations that would ensure your full participation in this event, please email wow@arizona.edu or call 520.621.9340.

Event details may change. More information to follow.




January 14
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Worlds of Words Center
1430 E Second St, Rm 453
Tucson, AZ 85721 United States
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