Tag Archives: Award Book

Homeless Bird

  Title: Homeless Bird Author: Gloria Whelan Illustrator/Photographer: Not Applicable Publisher, Year: HarperCollins Publisher, 2000 Number of pages: 182 Genre: Realistic fiction, historic fiction, fiction Descriptive Annotation: Koly is a thirteen-year-old girl who is growing up in modern India. Her parents … Continue reading

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Inch by Inch

Title: Inch by Inch Author: Leo Lionni  Illustrator: Leo Lionni Publisher and year: Harper Collins Publishers, 1960 Number of pages: 27 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Award Book, Animals, Science, Math, Measurement, Survival Genres: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: In this award winning … Continue reading

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Bud, Not Buddy

Title: Bud, Not Buddy Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Illustrator: N/A Publisher and Year: Delacorte Books, 1999 Number of pages: 243 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Bud Caldwell has lived in orphanages and foster homes since the death of his mother … Continue reading

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Each Kindness

Title: Each Kindness Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson Illustrator/Photographer:  E. B. Lewis Publisher and Year: Nancy Paulsen Books, 2012 Number of pages: 31 Tags/Themes: K-5, 6-8, Award Book, Diversity, Emotion, Fiction, Friendship, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Each Kindness is about … Continue reading

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I See the Rhythm

Title: I See the Rhythm  Author: Toyomi Igus Illustrator: Michele Wood Publisher and Year: Children’s Book Press, 1998 Number of pages: 31 Genre: Non-fiction, Poetry Descriptive Annotation: This book provides information about African American music and how it has changed … Continue reading

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The Ugly Duckling

Title: The Ugly Duckling           Author: Hans Christian Anderson, Adapted by Jerry Pinkney Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney Publisher and Year: Morrow Junior Books, 1999 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Fiction, Fable Descriptive Annotation: Mother Duck is keeping her six eggs warm when … Continue reading

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Where Does Thursday Go?

Title: Where Does Thursday Go? Author: Janeen Brian Illustrator: Stephen Michael King Publisher and Year: Clarion Books, 2001 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: It was Bruno’s birthday on Thursday and he did not want it to end. … Continue reading

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In the Time of the Drums

Title: In the Time of the Drums Author: Kim L. Siegelson Illustrator: Brian Pinkney Publisher and Year: Hyperion Books For Children, 1999 Number of pages: 28 pages Tags/Themes: Award Book, Colleen Swanson, Slavery, Culture, 6-8, Social Science, Diversity, Emotion, Fine … Continue reading

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The Whipping Boy

Title: The Whipping Boy Author(s): Sid Fleischman Illustrator/Photographer:  Peter Sis Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996 (reprint); Greenwillow Books, 1986 (original) Number of pages: 104 Tags/Themes: Adventure, Award Book, Chapter Book, Emotion, Historical Fiction, Friendship, Social Science, 4-5, 6-8, … Continue reading

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Balloons Over Broadway

Title: Balloons Over Broadway Author(s): Melissa Sweet Illustrator/Photographer: Melissa Sweet Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Books, 2011 Number of pages: 34 Tags/Themes: Award Book, Fine Arts, Non-fiction, Meagan DeSalvo, 4-5, 6-8, Caldecott Award Genre: Biography Descriptive Annotation:  A Robert F. … Continue reading

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