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Checking In: Newbery/Caldecott 2017

Yep, you read that right.  Travis Jonker wrote up a great list of some Caldecott and Newbery suggestions for his blog 100 Scope Notes on   161 more words


Where the Wild Things Are

Sendak, Maurice
Where the Wild Thing Are
New York: Harper Collins, 1963

To Elijah I wrote: “Every child needs a copy of Where the Wild Things Are… 687 more words

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Wild Rumpus

Wild rumpus starter, Maurice Sendak was born on this day in 1928.  Best known for his children’s book, Where the Wild Things Are (1963), Sendak spent much of his frail childhood in bed drawing neighborhood kids playing outside.   354 more words


Make Way for Ducklings

McCloskey, Robert
Make Way for Ducklings
New York: Scholastic, 1941

This is a book I bought for Baby Elijah’s library.  It has very special memories for me.   624 more words

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Boston Gardens

Look who was nesting in the gardens…

pushing forward time
elegant pair, beautiful
united as one

waiting patiently
mother and father exist
cignets chipping shells 12 more words


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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