Tagged with " Caldecott winner"

The Big City

The Big City

Last Stop on Market Street  words by Matt de la Pena, pictures by Christian Robinson Little CJ and his wise […]

Mar 23, 2015     No Comments
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Caldicott Winners Announced

Caldicott Winners Announced

This morning the Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children was awarded at the American […]

Feb 2, 2015     No Comments
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Salon at 615 with Chris Van Allsburg

Salon at 615 with Chris Van Allsburg

Today’s author focus is putting the spotlight on one of the most fantastical author/illustrators of all time: Chris Van Allsburg! Van Allsburg […]

Sep 29, 2014     No Comments
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Author Focus: Ed Young

Author Focus: Ed Young

Ed Young is a two-time Hans Christian Andersen Medal nominee and Caldecott Award winning children’s book illustrator and author. Known […]

Jul 14, 2014     No Comments
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International Book Giving Day is February 14!

International Book Giving Day is February 14!

February 14 is when we commonly celebrate Valentine’s Day: hearts, flowers, chocolate, and all that. This year, however, I think […]

Feb 6, 2014     2 Comments
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Caldecott Winners!

Caldecott Winners!

This year’s Caldecott Medal goes to (drum roll, please)...Brian Floca’s marvelous book Locomotive.  Click on the picture to read our […]

Jan 27, 2014     No Comments
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What’s Outside Your Window?

What’s Outside Your Window?

I have often heard that good books act as mirrors and windows for their readers. They are like mirrors because […]

Jan 17, 2014     No Comments
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Amy Nabours: Train Books at My House

Amy Nabours: Train Books at My House

Amy Nabours, a Library Associate in the Reference Division of the Main library, is our guest reviewer today.  She has […]

Jan 13, 2014     No Comments
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Christmas Is Not Over! The Three Kings Are On Their Way!

Christmas Is Not Over! The Three Kings Are On Their Way!

There are few sights sadder than a dry Christmas tree tossed out on the trash heap on December 26. There´s […]

Jan 2, 2014     No Comments
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It’s a Mystery!

It’s a Mystery!

Everyone loves a mystery, whether it’s a hide-and-seek game or a hard-boiled detective story. Here are some picture books that are sure […]

Nov 4, 2013     No Comments
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