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10 More Award-Winning Books

    Du Iz Tak?

    Du Iz Tak? - Carson Ellis

    Readers are invited to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in the natural world, even the humblest back garden! With exquisitely-detailed illustration that will appeal to children and art-lovers alike, and a wonderfully playful invented language, we soon find ourselves speaking "Bug" ... Du iz tak? What is that?

    PICTURE BOOK Ellis, C.
    Leave Me Alone!

    Leave Me Alone! - Vera Brosgol

    Grandmother wants so badly to be left alone to finish the knitting that she journeys to the moon and beyond to find peace and quiet.

    PICTURE BOOK Brosgol, V.
    Go, Otto, Go!

    Go, Otto, Go! - David Milgrim

    Otto the robot builds a spaceship to take him home.

    EASY READER 1 Milgrim, D.
    Good Night Owl

    Good Night Owl - Greg Pizzoli

    Owl takes drastic measures to have a good night's sleep.

    PICTURE BOOK Pizzoli, G.
    Esquivel!

    Esquivel! - Susan Wood

    Juan Garcia Esquivel defied convention by creating music that made people laugh and planted images in their minds.

    CHILDREN BIOGRAPHY Esquivel, J. 2016
    Juana & Lucas

    Juana & Lucas - Juana Medina

    A spunky young girl from Colombia loves playing with her dog and resists boring school activities like learning English, until her family tells her about a special trip.

    MOVING UP Medina, J.
    Freight Train

    Freight Train - Donald Crews

    Brief text and pictures trace the journey of a colorful train as it goes through tunnels, by cities, and over trestles.

    PICTURE BOOK Crews, D.
    First the Egg

    First the Egg - Laura Vaccaro Seeger

    A picture book about transformations.

    PICTURE BOOK Seeger, L.
    Knuffle Bunny

    Knuffle Bunny - Mo Willems

    After Trixie and daddy leave the laundromat, something very important turns up missing.

    PICTURE BOOK Willems, M.
    Brown Girl Dreaming

    Brown Girl Dreaming - Jacqueline Woodson

    The author shares her childhood memories and reveals the first sparks of her writing career in free-verse poems about growing up in the North and South.

    CHILDREN 811.54 W898b 2014
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