Friday, December 12, 2008

Short List #4

At last - the last list! This is the final "short list" of titles -- these, as well as the other three "short lists", contain the books that we feel are strong contenders for our Mock Caldecott Award, and will see further discussion at our Mock Caldecott Election program on January 10th.

Thanks to all who offered suggestions for our final list!
  1. Abe's Honest Words, by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Kadir Nelson

  2. Adèle and Simon in America, by Barbara McClintock

  3. Bird, by Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Shadra Strickland

  4. Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation, by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Brian Pinkney

  5. Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman, by Marc Tyler Nobleman, illustrated by Ross MacDonald

  6. Brava Strega Nona, by Tomie DePaola, illustrated by Tomie DePaola, Robert Sabuda, and Matthew Reinhart

  7. The Donut Chef, by Bob Staake

  8. Doo-Wop Pop, by Roni Schotter, illustrated by Bryan Collier

  9. Duel! Burr and Hamilton's Deadly War of Words, by Dennis Fradin, illustrated by Larry Day

  10. Hello, Day! by Anita Lobel

  11. It's Time to Sleep, My Love, by Eric Metaxas, illustrated by Nancy Tillman

  12. Jibberwillies at Night, by Rachel Vail, illustrated by Yumi Heo

  13. Last Night, by Hyewon Yum

  14. Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship, by Nikki Giovanni, illustrated by Bryan Collier

  15. Lincoln Shot! A President's Life Remembered, by Barry Denenberg, illustrated by Christopher Bing

  16. Louise, the Adventures of a Chicken, by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Harry Bliss

  17. Maybe a Bear Ate It! by Robie H. Harris, illustrated by Michael Emberley

  18. One, by Kathryn Otoshi

  19. Peter and the Wolf, by Chris Raschka

  20. There's a Wolf at the Door: Five Classic Tales, by Zoë Alley, illustrated by R. W. Alley

Click on the following links to see List #1, List #2, List #3. To find a combined list of all four reading lists, please see the Children's Services Current Mock Caldecott Nominees page on the ACPL website.

Our Mock Caldecott Discussion and Election will be held Saturday, January 10th 2009 from 9am to 1pm at the Main Library. If you'd like to attend, please click here: Mock Caldecott Online Registration.

Remember, even if you can't attend the Mock Caldecott Election in person, you can still participate via your blog comments! All comments will be considered at our program -- let us know of your favorites.

We look forward to reading your comments about your favorite Mock Caldecott nominees!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Fantastic! Hold on to your copy, the book is OOS in the US & there were only 25,000 first printings.