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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

Children's Picture Books

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

Life List

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

Picture Books

ALA Youth Media Awards!

What an exciting day in the world of Children’s Literature!

The 2016 Youth Media Awards were announced this morning at the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Boston. 320 more words

Newbery, Caldecott & Printz Award Winners Announced!

The 2015 Newbery Medal has gone to Matt de la Peña for Last Stop on Market Street (iIllustrated by Christian Robinson).

The 2015 Randolph Caldecott Medal… 140 more words

Night 4 of Hanukkah: Favorite Jewish Authors Edition

Welcome to the fourth night of the Feast of Lights and to DG’s celebration of our favorite Jewish scribes! Night number one had Carly extolling the merits of Cassandra Clare’s Judaic-inspired fantasy… 512 more words