CALDECOTT AWARD WINNERS
A retelling of the French fairy tale in which a clever cat wins his master a fortune and the hand of a princess.
A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather’s journey to America which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries.
Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.
NEWBERY AWARD WINNERS
My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Gannett
A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them accross the river on Wild Island. (Note: This is the first book in a series of three.
The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but by the end of the year he has developed good relationships with his teacher, his little sister, and his parents and learned many important lessons.
The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman
A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws.