My Booklist

  • Here are some suggestions for your reading pleasure. The Caldecott Medal is given annually by the American Library Association to the best illustrated childrens book. 

Caldecott Medal Winners

  • A Ball For Daisy

    A Ball For Daisy

    by Chris Raschka Year Published: Easy Reading
    In a wordless book with huge children’s appeal, Chris Raschka gives us the story of an irrepressible little dog whose most prized possession is accidently destroyed. With brilliant economy of line and color, Raschka captures Daisy’s total (yet temporary) devastation. A buoyant tale of loss, recovery and friendship.
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  • A House In The Night

    A House In The Night

    by Susan Marie Swanson Year Published: Easy Reading
    Richly detailed black-and-white scratchboard illustrations expand this timeless bedtime verse, offering reassurance to young children that there is always light in the darkness. Krommes' elegant line, illuminated with touches of golden watercolor, evoke the warmth and comfort of home and family, as well as the joys of exploring the wider world.
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  • A Sick Day For Amos McGee

    A Sick Day For Amos McGee

    by Philip C. Stead Year Published: Easy Reading
    In this tender tale of reciprocity and friendship, zookeeper Amos McGee gets the sniffles and receives a surprise visit from his caring animal friends. Erin Stead’s delicate woodblock prints and fine pencil work complement Philip Stead’s understated, spare and humorous text to create a well-paced, gentle and satisfying book, perfect for sharing with friends.
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  • The Lion & The Mouse

    The Lion & The Mouse

    by Jerry Pinkney Year Published: Easy Reading
    In this tender tale of reciprocity and friendship, zookeeper Amos McGee gets the sniffles and receives a surprise visit from his caring animal friends. Erin Stead’s delicate woodblock prints and fine pencil work complement Philip Stead’s understated, spare and humorous text to create a well-paced, gentle and satisfying book, perfect for sharing with friends.
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    This is Not My Hat

    by Jon Klassen Year Published: Easy Reading

    In this darkly humorous tale, a tiny fish knows it’s wrong to steal a hat. It fits him just right. But the big fish wants his hat back. Klassen’s controlled palette, opposing narratives and subtle cues compel readers to follow the fish and imagine the consequence.

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  • Bomb: The Race to Make- and Steal- The World's Mos

    Bomb: The Race to Make- and Steal- The World's Most Dangerous Weapon

    by Steve Sheinkin Year Published: Challenging
    Balancing intersecting threads of scientific discovery, political intrigue and military strategy, “Bomb” is a riveting historical nonfiction drama. Sheinkin’s engaging narrative explores the complex series of events that led to the creation of the ultimate weapon and introduces many memorable personalities involved in the pursuit.
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  • Tales From the Crypt: Diary of a Stinky dead Kid

    Tales From the Crypt: Diary of a Stinky dead Kid

    by Stefan Petrucha Year Published: Average
    Graphic novel parody of "The Diary Of A Wimpy Kid"
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