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1990 Caldecott Medal: Lon Po Po

Lon Po Po is (as it is subtitled) a Red-Riding Hood story from China. It tells the story of three sisters, left at home alone, when their mother goes to visit their sick grandmother. 305 more words

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Finding Winnie

Written by Lindsay Mattick, Illustrated by Sophie Blackall Little, Brown and Company, 2015 Awards: Caldecott Medal

“Could you tell me a story?” asked Cole.

The plot in a nutshell:

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2001 Caldecott Medal: So You Want to President?

So You Want to Be President? takes a humorous look at the lives, personalities, and commonalities among the first 42 presidents. A basic, non-fiction overview of the presidency, geared toward mid-to-late elementary schools. 233 more words

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Caldecott Quick Thoughts 2016

In this annual post, I share my thoughts on the Caldecott medal winner and honor books.

If you are as intrigued by the selection process as I am, you may be interested in the following link that I originally posted back in 2011: 777 more words

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Celebrating Winnie-the-Pooh

Are you a fan of the original Winnie-the-Pooh books?  Those written about a young boy named Christopher Robin and his adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood? 99 more words


2015 Caldecott Medal: The Adventures of Beekle

Born on an island for imaginary friends, Beekle gets tired of waiting for child to claim him and sets off to the “real world” to find a child of his own. 210 more words

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A Picture Book for Newbery! (REJOICE!)

If you’re seeking to understand the significance of yesterday’s Newbery Medal being awarded to a picture book, grab a cuppa and settle in.

Five years ago, … 791 more words

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