Tag Archives: Award Book

Raven

Title: Raven Author(s): Gerald McDermott Illustrator/Photographer: Gerald McDermott Publisher and Year: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993 Number of pages: 29 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Award Book, Science, Social Science, Fine Arts, Diversity, Culture, 3-5, Animals Genre: Fiction, Myth Descriptive Annotation: … Continue reading

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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

Author(s): Simms Taback Illustrator/Photographer: Simms Taback Publisher and Year: Viking, 1999 Number of pages: 31 pages Tags/Themes: Award Book, Culture, Diversity, Social Science, Music, K-5, Colleen Swanson Genre: Fiction, Picture Book Descriptive Annotation: This Caldecott Medal winning story follows a … Continue reading

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The View from Saturday

Title: The View from Saturday Author: E.L. Konigsburg Illustrator: N/A Publisher and Year: Atheneum Books For Young Readers, 1996 Number of pages: 160 Genre: fiction Descriptive Annotation: Noah, Nadia, Ethan, and Julian come from different backgrounds, yet their stories are … Continue reading

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Sarah, Plain and Tall

Title: Sarah, Plain and Tall Author: Patricia MacLachlan Illustrator: N/A Publisher and Year: HarperCollins Publishers, 1985 Number of pages: 58 Genre: fiction Descriptive Annotation: Anna and Caleb’s mother died the day after Caleb was born. Caleb is now at an … Continue reading

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Lost in the Woods

Author: Carl R. Sams II & Jean Stoick Illustrator: Carl R. Sams II & Jean Stoick Publisher and Year: Carl R. Sams II Photography, Inc. (2004) Number of pages: 48   Genre: Science and Nature Descriptive Annotation: Lost in the … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln

Title: Abraham Lincoln Author: Ingri & Edgar Parin d’Aulaire Illustrators: Ingri & Edgar Parin d’Aulaire Publisher and Year: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957 Number of pages: 54  Genre: non-fiction Descriptive Annotation: As the title gives it away, this book is … Continue reading

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Hatchet

Title: Hatchet Author(s): Gary Paulson Illustrator/Photographer: n/a Publisher and Year: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, originally published in 1987 Number of pages: 208 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Chapter Book, Adventure, Animals, Family, Award Book Genre:  Fiction, Adventure Descriptive Annotation: In this story, a boy named … Continue reading

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Calling All the Doves: El Canto de Las Palomas

Title: Calling All the Doves: El Canto de Las Palomas Author(s): Juan Felipe Herrera Illustrator/Photographer: Elly Simmons Publisher and Year: Children’s Book Press, 1995 Number of pages: 30 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Non-fiction, Poetry, Award Book, Culture, Diversity, Family Genre: Non-fiction, … Continue reading

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Rapunzel

Title: Rapunzel Author(s): Paul O. Zelinsky Illustrator/Photographer: Paul O. Zelinsky Publisher and Year: Dutton Children’s Books, 1997 Number of pages: 33 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Fantasy, Award Book, Family, Fine Arts, K-5, 6-8 Genre:  Fantasy, Fairy Tale Descriptive Annotation: One spring … Continue reading

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Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin

Title: Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin Author(s): Lloyd Moss Illustrator/Photographer: Marjorie Priceman Publisher and Year: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1995 Number of pages: 27 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Award Book, Music, Instruments, K-5, 6-8 Genre:  Non-Fiction       … Continue reading

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