Tag Archives: Caldecott Award

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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Blueberries for Sal

Title: Blueberries for Sal Author(s): Robert McCloskey Illustrator/Photographer: Robert McCloskey Publisher and Year: Viking Penguin Inc., 1948 Number of pages: 56 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Caldecott Award, Safety, Animals, K-3 Genre: Children’s Literature Descriptive Annotation: This book is about a girl … Continue reading

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Saint George and The Dragon

  Title: Saint George and the Dragon Author(s): Margaret Hodges Illustrator/Photographer: Trina Schart Hyman Publisher and Year: Little, Brown & Company 1984 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fairy Tale Descriptive Annotation: “Saint George and the Dragon” begins with Princess Una … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things Are

Title: Where the Wild Things Are Author(s): Maurice Sendak Illustrator/Photographer: Maurice Sendak Publisher and Year: HarperCollins Publishers, 1963 Number of pages: 40 Genre: Fiction, Fantasy Descriptive Annotation:  The plot of the book is based on the fantasy (and real) consequences … Continue reading

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The Snowy Day

Title The Snowy Day Author Ezra Jack Keats Illustrator/Photographer Ezra Jack Keats Publisher and Year Puffin Books 1976 Number of pages: 28 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Keats uses various literary devices to make this book special. The use of … Continue reading

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