Category: Award-Winning

Authors and book titles that won an award.

Travelers, Star Children, and Places to Be in Picturebooks

Myra here. Our reading theme does not only include refugees and migrants – but travelers too. So I figured, might as well share these picturebooks that depict this kind of journeying from one place to another. Mysterious Traveller Written By: Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham Illustrated by: P. J. Lynch Published by: Walker Books, 2013 ISBN: 0763662321 (ISBN13: 9780763662325). Literary Award: CBI Book ...

Early Bilingual Book for Children: “My Dog is Lost” by Ezra Jack Keats

Fats here. My Dog is Lost Story and illustrations by Ezra Jack Keats and Pat Cherr First edition published in 1960 by Thomas Y. Crowell (now Viking) ISBN-10: 0140565698 ISBN-13: 978-0140565690 Copy provided by Hudson Library & Historical Society. From the jacket flap of the book: Juanito and his family have lived in New York for just ...

[Nonfiction Wednesday] “The World is Not a Rectangle” by Jeanette Winter

Fats here. The World is Not a Rectangle A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid Written and illustrated by Jeaneatte Winter Published by Beach Lane Books (2017) ISBN-10: 148144669X ISBN-13: 978-1481446693 Copy provided by Rocky River Public Library. All photos were downloaded from the Internet. I don’t remember how I came across this book. I do remember that ...

[Poetry Friday] For Anyone Who Has Ever Loved a Dog

Fats here. In two days, Daniel and I will be “catnapping” his parents’ rescue cat, Penny. She will live with us for a week. We will see how I cope with her around the house, since I developed an allergy to cats earlier this year. I love cats, but I think it’s unfortunate that dogs ...

[Monday Reading] Crossing the US-Mexican Border in Picturebooks “My Shoes And I” and “Pancho Rabbit And The Coyote”

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (new host of Monday reading: Kathryn T at Book Date). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm ...