“The Undefeated,” a children’s book about the resiliency, strength and perseverance associated with historical and contemporary black experience has been named the 2020 winner of the Caldecott Medal.
Kwame Alexander wrote the book which is illustrated by Kadir Nelson. The book is a poetic tribute to black Americans, celebrating their brilliance and acknowledging their contributions to America.
The American Library Association, holding its midwinter meeting in Philadelphia, announced the winner of the Caldecott Medal last week.
The Caldecott Medal is named in honor of the 19th century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. The medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.