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2017 CYBILS Award Winners

Board Books
Changing Faces: Meet Happy Bear by Nathan Thoms, illustrated by Carles Ballesteros

Fiction Picture Books
Big Cat, Little Cat by Elisha Cooper

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ALA Youth Media Awards

  • Newbery AwardHello, Universe written by Erin Entrada Kelly
  • Caldecott Award –  Wolf in the Snow illustrated and written by Matthew Cordell
  • Coretta Scott King Author Award…
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#NF10for10 - Prehistoric from Dinosaurs to Cave Paintings

  1. Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs by Byron Barton
  2. Dinosaurs Roar, Butterflies Soar! by Bob Barner
  3. Dinosaurs Galore! by Giles Andreae, illustrated by David Wojtowycz
  4. The Magic School Bus In The Time Of The Dinosaurs 
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Celebrate Black History Month - Activists

I’m working on creating a booklist to celebrate Black History Month highlighting nonfiction and biographies (with a few historical fiction titles as well). First up, is activists – now this list could go on for days, but to keep it somewhat contained (and to fit on my brochure for the library) I chose 16 titles. 273 more words


Celebrating Black History Month

I plan on highlighting some biographies of African American men and women throughout Black History Month, but until then, check out these four booklists featuring black main characters as well as nonfiction and biographies highlighting the accomplishments of black men and women throughout history. 17 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Can't Believe I Read

I created this list exclusively of nonfiction titles because I don’t often read a lot of nonfiction and these subjects are ones that I was surprised I picked up to read, but truly enjoyed! 231 more words


#blogbookaday: Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion

Summary:  “This nonfiction picture book explores art, desperation, and one man’s incredible idea for saving ships from German torpedoes in World War I. Dazzle camouflage transformed ordinary British and American ships into eye-popping masterpieces.” ( 283 more words