Tag Archives: Award Book

Grandfather’s Journey

Title: Grandfather’s Journey Author(s): Allen Sy Illustrator/Photographer: Allen Sy Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993 Number of pages: 29 Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction Analysis: In Allen Sy’s award winning book Grandfather’s Journey, the text functions as a window to the … Continue reading

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The One and Only Ivan

              Title: The One and Only Ivan Author: Katherine Applegate Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Castelao Publisher and Year: Harper Collins Publisher, 2002 Number of Pages: 300 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Award Book, Newberry Medal, Animals, Animal Cruelty, … Continue reading

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Goin’ Someplace Special

    Title: Goin’ Someplace Special Author: Patricia C. McKissack Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney Publisher and Year: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001 Number of Pages: 31 Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: Goin’ Someplace Special is a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award … Continue reading

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Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine

Title: Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine Author: Evaline Ness Illustrator: Evaline Ness Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, 1966 Pages: 35 *1967 Caldecott Award Winner* Analysis: Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine is a story about a little girl, Sam, who has “the reckless … Continue reading

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Same, Same but Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw

Title: Same, Same but Different Author(s): Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw Illustrator/Photographer: Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw Publisher and Year: Henry Holt and Company Number of pages: 22 Genre: Children’s Fiction Analysis: In Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw’s award winning book Same, Same but Different, the … Continue reading

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Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann

Title: Officer Buckle and Gloria Author(s): Peggy Rathmann Illustrator/Photographer: Peggy Rathmann Publisher and Year: G.P. Putman’s Sons, 1995 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Children’s Fiction Analysis: In Peggy Rathmann’s award winning children’s book Officer Buckle and Gloria, the text functions … Continue reading

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Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully

Title: Mirette on the High Wire Author(s): Emily Arnold McCully Illustrator/Photographer: Emily Arnold McCully Publisher and Year: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1992 Number of pages: 31 Genre: Children’s Fiction Analysis: In Emily Arnold McCully’s award winning children’s book Mirette on the … Continue reading

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Divergent by Veronica Roth

Title: Divergent Author(s): Veronica Roth Illustrator/Photographer: Joel Tippie Publisher and Year: HarperCollins Publishers, 2011 Number of pages: 487 Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian, Young-Adult Fiction Analysis: In Divergent by Veronica Roth, a #1 New York Times bestselling author uses the text … Continue reading

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Clever Jack Takes the Cake by Candace Fleming

Title: Clever Jack Takes the Cake Author(s): Candace Fleming Illustrator/Photographer: G. Brian Karas Publisher and Year: Schwartz & Wade Books Number of pages: 34 Genre: Children’s Fiction Analysis: In Candace Fleming’s award winning children’s book Clever Jack Takes the Cake, … Continue reading

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Perfect Square by Michael Hall

Title: Perfect Square Author(s): Michael Hall Illustrator/Photographer: Michael Hall Publisher and Year: Harper Collins Publishers, 2011 Number of pages: 38 Genre: Children’s Fiction Analysis: In Michael Hall’s award winning book Perfect Square, the text functions as a window for the … Continue reading

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