5 Caldecott Honors Books from the 1940’s Worth Looking Up

The Caldecott awards and honor books of the 1940’s include some stunners. The 1940’s were a heading time in the US, with first World War II and then the post-war boom. Despite, or perhaps because, of the cultural upheavals, this was a wonderful time for children’s literature. Books have a different tenor than the earliest picture books.…