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    2014 Caldecott Contenders


    2014 Caldecott Contenders

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    Caldecott Musings 2014

    Niño Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales/Caldecott Committee: a guest post by KT Horning. To reserve: search.westervill...

    The Making of "Journey". Illustrator and author Aaron Becker describes his process for making "Journey", his first children's book.

    Parrots over Puerto Rico by Susan Roth & Cindy Trumbore. The Horn Book review. To reserve: search.westervill...

    Melissa Sweet to the third power (from Horn Book & Robin Smith) - yes, this is how I felt about this year! I love A Splash of Red for the power of art & words embedded in the story.

    That Is NOT a Good Idea! written & Illustrated by Mo Willems - The Horn Book, Calling Caldecott review. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    The Mighty Lalouche by Matthew Olshan, illustrated by Sophie Blackall. The Horn Book weighs in.

    Papa's Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Boris Kulikov.The Horn Book Calling Caldecott review. To reserve: search.westervill...

    Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » Xander’s Panda Party by Linda Sue Park, illustrated by Matt Phelan. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    Review of the Day: Knock Knock by Daniel Beaty, Illustrated by Brian Collier. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Daniel Beaty and Bryan Collier

    Brave Girl by Michelle Markel, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet. HarperCollins. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    The Tree Lady:The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever by H. Joseph Hopkins, illustrated by Jill McElmurry. To reserve: search.westervill...

    Little Red Writing by Joan Holub; illustrated by Melissa Sweet. Chronicle Books website.

    Flora and the Flamingo - The Horn Book

    ▶ How to Train a Train - YouTube

    • Rebecca O'Neil
      Rebecca O'Neil

      Ahahaha! First & best use of the cancan in a book trailer ever? :)

    Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Erin E. Stead If You Want to See a Whale

    The Story of Fish and Snail by Deborah Freedman

    Starred Review of Mr. Wuffles from the Horn Book

    Journey by Aaron Becker

    • Rebecca O'Neil
      Rebecca O'Neil

      Yessss!

    • Robin Gibson
      Robin Gibson

      It's gorgeous, isn't it?

    • Rebecca O'Neil
      Rebecca O'Neil

      Sooo pretty.

    Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    Train by Elisha Cooper. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    Stardines Swim High Across the Sky by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Carin Berger. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    Building Our House by Jonathon Bean. To reserve it: search.westervill... 2013 Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book.

    The Matchbox Diary by Paul Fleischman, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    • Rebecca O'Neil
      Rebecca O'Neil

      Agreed.

    The Dark by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Jon Klassen. To reserve: search.westervill...

    Locomotive by Brian Floca, The Horn Book's Calling Caldecott blog discusses this amazing book. Reserve it: search.westervill...

    • Rebecca O'Neil
      Rebecca O'Neil

      OOOOH!

    On a Beam of Light by Jennifer Berne, illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle by Chris Raschka. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    Why I’ve Been Bad About Blogging | Peter Brown Studio - describes how the artwork for Mr. Tiger Goes Wild was created. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    The Mighty Lalouche: A Heartening Underdog Story Illustrated by the Great Sophie Blackall | Brain Pickings. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    Nelson Mandela, words and paintings by Kadir Nelson. To reserve: search.westervill...

    Who Put the Cookies in the Cookie Jar? by George Shannon, illustrated by Julie Paschkis. To reserve it: search.westervill...

    • Rebecca O'Neil
      Rebecca O'Neil

      Julie Paschkis! Yay!

    Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » 7-Imp’s 7 Kicks #327: Featuring Julie Paschkis & George Shannon's Who Put the Cookies in the Cookie Jar?

    Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » 7-Imp’s 7 Kicks #326: Featuring Elisa Kleven. Reserve It: search.westervill...

    75 Years of the Caldecott Medal - Timeline (a great new tool to investigate - TikiToki -- as well as a valuable visual illustration of Caldecott history)

    A Splash Of Red | The Childrens Book on the Life and Art of Horace Pippin - site includes trailer plus activities for educators & librarians. to reserve: search.westervill... 4 stars (as of 4/4/13)

    Penny and Her Marble by Kevin Henkes - from Henkes website. 5 stars already! To reserve: search.westervill...

    Frog Song by Brenda Guiberson, Illustrated by Gennady Spirin. search.westervill... Song

    • Rebecca O'Neil
      Rebecca O'Neil

      Oh my! Mr. Spirin, always detailed, is getting downright photorealistic!

    • Robin Gibson
      Robin Gibson

      Yes, the illustrations really are stunning!