Tag Archives: Colleen Swanson

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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Rescue on the Outer Banks

                          Title: Rescue on the Outer Banks Author: Candice F. Ransom Illustrator/Photographer: Karen Ritz Publisher and Year: Carolrhoda Books Inc., 2002 Number of Pages: 48 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, … Continue reading

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Planting the Trees of Kenya

Title: Planting the Trees of Kenya Author: Claire A. Nivola Illustrator/Photographer: Claire A. Nivola Publisher and Year: Frances Foster Books, 2008 Number of pages: 28 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Culture, Diversity, Kenya, Nature, Pollution, Historical Fiction, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8 Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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I Can Hear the Sun

              Title: I Can Hear the Sun Author: Patricia Polacco Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Polacco Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 1996 Number of Pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Homelessness, Myth, Animals, Friendship, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8 Genre: … Continue reading

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In Our Mothers’ House

              Title: In Our Mothers’ House Author: Patricia Polacco Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Polacco Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 2009 Number of Pages: 44 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Family, Adoption, Same Sex Couples, 4-5, 6-8, Culture, Realistic … Continue reading

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The Star People: A Lakota Story

      Title: The Star People: A Lakota Story Author: S.D. Nelson Illustrator/Photographer: S.D. Nelson Publisher and Year: Harry N. Abrams Inc., 2003 Number of pages: 30 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Fable, K-5, Culture, Diversity, Lakota, Stars, Nature, Social Science, … Continue reading

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Erandi’s Braids

              Title: Erandi’s Braids Author: Antonio Hernández Madrigal Illustrator/Photographer: Tomie dePaola Publisher and Year: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1999 Number of pages: 29 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Family, Culture, Diversity, Mexico, Spanish, Women, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, … Continue reading

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Silent Music: A Story of Baghdad

Title: Silent Music: A Story of Baghdad Author: James Rumford Illustrator/Photographer: James Rumford Publisher and Year: Roaring Books Press, 2008 Number of pages: 29 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, War, Writing, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12, Culture, Diversity, Arabic, Calligraphy Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: … Continue reading

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Landed

              Title: Landed Author: Milly Lee Illustrator/Photographer: Yangsook Choi Publisher and Year: Francis Foster Books, 2006 Number of Pages: 36 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Culture, Diversity, Immigration, Angel Island, Math, Social Science, Family, 4-5, 6-8, … Continue reading

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Smoky Night

              Title: Smoky Night Author: Eve Bunting Illustrator/Photographer: David Diaz Publisher and Year: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994 Number of Pages: 28 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Fine Arts, Social Science, Caldecott Medal, Diversity, Culture, Riots, … Continue reading

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