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The Randolph Caldecott Medal | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

The Randolph Caldecott Medal | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
A brief history of the Caldecott Medal, including information about how it is awarded. The Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
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May the Stars Drip Down

May the Stars Drip Down | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
May the stars drip down light on you,And you close your eyes to see the moon,And sleep will pull you
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Poem-Mobiles: Crazy Car Poems published by Schwartz & Wade - YouTube

Poems about cars have been around pretty much as long as cars have been around. But in this book, the cars are crazy and the poems are written to match. For ...
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TOOTH & CLAW by Jim Arnosky , Jim Arnosky | Kirkus

TOOTH & CLAW by Jim Arnosky , Jim Arnosky | Kirkus | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
Powerful acrylic paintings and detailed pencil sketches introduce awe-inspiring predators whose jaws and claws support their carnivorous diets.
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The Noisy Paint Box - YouTube

How a boy who heard colors created abstract art. Book Trailer for The Noisy Paint Box; The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art By Barb Rosenstock I...
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Review: Lois Ehlert's 'The Scraps Book' - YouTube

Journal Sentinel book editor reviews 'The Scraps Book' by Milwaukee picture book artist Lois Ehlert.
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Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything by Maira Kalman - YouTube

Renowned artist Maira Kalman sheds light on the fascinating life and interests of the Renaissance man who was our third president. Thomas Jefferson is perhap...
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Children's book illustrator (and author) Mary Sullivan 1

Children's book author-illustrator Mary Sullivan is interviewed by Mark Mitchell http://howtobeachildrensbookillustrator.wordpress.com/2012/10/18/marys-magic...
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When I Was Eight

When I Was Eight | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
Time and time again, illustrations can make or break a children's book. You either like the style of illustration or you don't. When I Was Eight by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton ...
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Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 « Book-A-Day Almanac

Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 « Book-A-Day Almanac | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
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Children's Book Review: Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle by Chris Raschka. Random/Schwartz & Wade, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-375-87007-1

Children's Book Review: Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle by Chris Raschka. Random/Schwartz & Wade, $16.99  (32p) ISBN 978-0-375-87007-1 | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
Two-time Caldecott Medalist Raschka (A Ball for Daisy) crafts an encouraging, artful, and eminently practical approach to a childhood rite of passage: learning to ride a bike.
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Grandfather Gandhi - YouTube

http://grandfathergandhi.com Grandfather Gandhi (A Picture Book for All Ages) By Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus, Illustrated by Evan Turk Published by Atheneum...
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Children's Book Review: Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons by Jon J Muth. Scholastic Press, $17.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-545-16668-3

Children's Book Review: Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons by Jon J Muth. Scholastic Press, $17.99  (32p) ISBN 978-0-545-16668-3 | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
Twenty-six gossamer watercolors celebrate the changing seasons with Koo, the young panda Muth introduced in Zen Ties (he’s the nephew of Stillwater, Muth’s famous panda sage). Each page features a hai
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Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems - The Horn Book

Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems  - The Horn Book | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
Before we start chatting about specific 2014 picture books, take a moment to read the Caldecott criteria. They’re posted over there on the right, but I will help you find the important parts. Here they are, in part: In identifying a “distinguished American picture book for children,” defined as illustration, committee members need to consider: …
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Mama Built a Little Nest by Jennifer Ward and Steve Jenkins

Mama Built a Little Nest by Jennifer Ward and Steve Jenkins | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
As the title suggests, Mama Built a Little Nest is a non-fiction picture book that highlights an amazing variety of nests built by different birds (and even one sweet example that isn't really a ne...
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Snoring Beauty by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Snoring Beauty by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
Official website of children's book author Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen.
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EXCLAMATION MARK New from Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichtenheld (!!!)

EXCLAMATION MARK, the newest "3 starred" book from Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichtenheld. Available everywhere. Published by Scholastic Press. ORIGINAL MUSI...
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THE DARK by Lemony Snicket (illustrated by Jon Klassen)

The new picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lemony Snicket, and illustrated by 2013 Caldecott Medal winner Jon Klassen. http://LB-Kids.com...
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Children's Book Review: Happy Birthday, Bunny! by Liz Garton Scanlon, illus. by Stephanie Graegin. S&S/Beach Lane, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-1-4424-0287-4

Children's Book Review: Happy Birthday, Bunny! by Liz Garton Scanlon, illus. by Stephanie Graegin. S&S/Beach Lane, $16.99  (32p) ISBN 978-1-4424-0287-4 | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
While the title isn’t especially distinctive, this is as memorable and heartfelt as a birthday book gets. Scanlon (All the World) presents the special day through a series of questions.
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CHU'S DAY by Neil Gaiman -- Book Trailer

From master storyteller Neil Gaiman and acclaimed artist Adam Rex comes a charming tale about a baby panda with a mighty sneeze. When Chu sneezes extraordina...
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Review: Look Up! by Robert Burleigh

Review: Look Up! by Robert Burleigh | Mock Caldecott Award Books, 2014-15 | Scoop.it
LookUp! Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Raul Colon Henrietta had loved the stars ever since she was a little girl and spent hours gazing at them.&#...
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