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"A sick day for Amos McGee" by Philip C. Stead

“A sick day for Amos McGee” by Philip C. Stead, Illustration by Erin E. Stead

Illustrator and a wife of the author, Erin Stead won the 2011… 63 more words


Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena

2016 Newbery Medal

2016 Caldecott Honor Book

2016 Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Basically, this is the children’s book of 2016.  Purchase it on Amazon here (add link) 14 more words


"Grandfather's Journey" by Allen Say

Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say.

This book is a winner of the 1994 Caldecott Medal. The color and touch of the book is superb. The time is very different, however, as a Japanese who came to the U.S. 15 more words


"Hurry, Mike Mulligan! Hurry! Hurry!"

This book wound up in my to-read pile by way of one of those Internet rabbit holes that began with this article on Atlas Obscura… 314 more words


2016: Last Stop on Market Street

VERDICT: Treasure

Laurinda’s Rating: 4/5

Last Stop on Market Street, the highly acclaimed winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal as well as numerous other awards, is aimed at early elementary school children. 150 more words

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