Entries Tagged as 'ALSC Notable Childrens Book'

Naamah and the Ark at Night

January 29th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I checked out this book based on Jessica’s suggestion as it was just featured as a 2012 Sydney Taylor Honor Book for Younger Readers. As is apparent from the title, Naamah and the Ark at Night, by Susan Campbell Bartoletti and illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Holly Meade, is a Noah’s Ark story […]

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I Want My Hat Back

November 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM  I am so torn about this book! The artwork is spot on and just fits (you can see it in the book’s trailer). The dialogue follows a trend I first noticed and liked in the Elephant and Piggie books where a font color denotes who is speaking. I was so excited when we got […]

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Me … Jane

June 27th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Two powerhouses team up to bring young readers a sweet and inspiring autobiography of one girl who made her dream a reality. Vegbooks contributors Jennifer and Jessica (not once, but twice!) have fawned over Patrick McDonnell’s work, but now they and you too can appreciate his artistic style and prose […]

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