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Texas Bluebonnet List. 2 x 2 Book List. 75 Books That Build Character. Caldecott Medal. Leave Me Alone!

Caldecott Medal

Illustrated and written by Vera Brosgol, and published by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings Limited Partnership. At the end of her rope, Granny is desperate for time alone to finish knitting sweaters for a house filled with dozens of rambunctious children. Brosgol’s expressive watercolor and cartoon art presents a genre-breaking journey taking Granny from the traditional forest setting to the mountains to the moon and beyond. Freedom in Congo Square, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, written by Carole Boston Weatherford and published by Little Bee Books, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing Group. As they work throughout the week, slaves look forward to their afternoon of music, hope, and community in Congo Square, New Orleans. Du Iz Tak? A diverse community of anthropomorphic bugs is intrigued by an unfurling sprout.

Coretta Scott King Book Award Recipients. Author Award Winner Kadir Nelson, author and illustrator of “Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans” (Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers).

Coretta Scott King Book Award Recipients

“Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans” is an extensive volume focusing on American history as it intertwines with the lives of African Americans. The story is told from the viewpoint of an elderly woman who shares her life story while highlighting pivotal historical events including abolition, the Great Migration, World War II, and the Civil Rights movement.

Illustrator Award Winner Shane W. Author Honor Eloise Greenfield, “The Great Migration: Journey to the North,” illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist and published by Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Patricia C. Geisel (Dr. Seuss) Award. Good Night Owl, written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli and published by Disney-Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group. As owl is going to sleep, he is repeatedly interrupted by a "squeek". Determined to find its source, Owl tears apart his house from cupboard to floorboard to roof. Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run! An Alphabet Caper, written and illustrated by Mike Twohy and published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. A mouse. Go Otto Go! Using just twenty different words, readers encounter an engaging robot adventure with surprising emotional complexity. The Infamous Ratsos, written by Kara LaReau, illustrated by Matt Myers, and published by Candlewick Press.

Two city dwelling rat brothers set out to prove just how tough they are. GUYS READ. Newbery Medal. 2010s | 2000s | 1990s | 1980s | 1970s | 1960s | 1950s | 1940s | 1930s | 1920s 2016 Medal Winner: Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña (G.P.

Newbery Medal

Putnam's Sons/Penguin) Honor Books: The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (Dial Books for Young Readers/Penguin) Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson (Dial Books for Young Readers/Penguin) Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan (Scholastic Press/Scholastic Inc.) Members of the 2016 Newbery Medal Selection Committee: Chair Ernie J. 2015 Medal Winner: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) El Deafo by Cece Bell (Amulet Books, an imprint of ABRAMS) Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson (Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group LLC) Members of the 2015 Newbery Selection Committee: Chair Randall Enos, Ramapo Catskill Library System, Middletown, N.Y.; Armin Arethna, Berkeley (Calif.) 2014 Medal Winner: Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick Press) Doll Bones by Holly Black (Margaret K.

RiordanPicks. Themed Booklists. Back To School Books. {Hello!

Back To School Books

If you are checking us out for the first time and like what you see you can subscribe here, check out our Pinterest boards and follow us on Facebook to get new ideas to play and learn with your kids daily. } School is less than a month away for some of my readers while others still have a while before the alarm clocks get set, lunches get packed and they get on the school bus. These books are all about going to school and are a great way to ease the transition from summer to the school year with young kids.

Some are about preschool, some are about that big first day at kindergarten and some are more general. Many handle the topic of school anxiety and I think those are the great tools for kids that are not eager to separate or are natural worriers. I Don’t Want to Go To School! By Stephanie Blake is a funny little book that deals with the big issue of not wanting to go to school. Maisy Goes to Preschool: A Maisy First Experiences Book First Day Jitters First Year Letters My Preschool.