On January 29th librarians from Provo City Library joined with teachers and educators from Provo City School District to hold a Mock Caldecott jury in anticipation of the official announcement coming on February 2nd of the 2015 winner of the Caldecott Medal. The Provo committee reviewed 64 picture books published in the last year and voted on their choice for most outstanding illustrations.
The winner of the Provo Library Mock Caldecott was Draw! by Raúl Colón.
Some other close favorites were:
Gravity by Jason Chin
Flashlight by Lizi Boyd
Extraordinary Jane by Hannah Harrison
Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales