Paideia School Library

Paideia School

The Monarch Award, K-3 Children's Choice Award

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    BIS

    Nic Bishop spiders

    Bishop, Nic, 1955-

    Photographs and text provide basic information about various kinds of spiders.

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    DIA

    I lost my tooth in Africa

    Diakité, Penda.

    While visiting her father's family in Mali, a young girl loses a tooth, places it under a calabash, and receives a hen and a rooster from the African Tooth Fairy.

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    FLE

    Glass slipper, gold sandal : a worldwide Cinderella

    Fleischman, Paul.

    A retelling of the "Cinderella" story based on a variety of folk traditions, including elements from Mexico, Iran, Korea, Russia, Appalachia, and other countries and regions.

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    FRI

    The perfect nest

    Friend, Catherine.

    With hopes of making a delicious omelet, Jack the cat builds a nest to catch a chicken, but ends up attracting more than the bird.

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    LONGWORTH

    What to do about Alice? : how Alice Roosevelt broke the rules, charmed the world, and drove her father Teddy crazy!

    Kerley, Barbara.

    An illustrated biography of Alice Roosevelt Longworth that focuses on her experiences while her father was president of the United States.

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    LOO

    Ruby Lu, empress of everything

    Look, Lenore.

    After Ruby Lu's deaf cousin, Flying Duck, and her parents come from China to live with her, Ruby finds life challenging as she adjusts to her new family, tries to mend her rocky relationship with her friend Emma, and faces various adventures in summer school.

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    MAD

    Velma Gratch & the way cool butterfly

    Madison, Alan.

    First grade does not go very well for Velma, whose older sisters were practically perfect students, until her class takes a trip to a butterfly conservatory and a monarch butterfly demands to be her friend.

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    NOL

    On the road

    Nolan, Lucy A.

    A dog who thinks her name is Down Girl goes on a car ride to the beach, goes camping in the woods, and reluctantly pays a visit to the vet with her master, Rruff.

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    PIN

    The little red hen

    Pinkney, Jerry.

    A newly illustrated edition of the classic fable of the hen who is forced to do all the work of baking bread and of the animals who learn a bitter lesson from it.

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    WAT

    Scaredy squirrel

    Watt, Mélanie.

    Scaredy Squirrel is afraid to leave his nut tree, but when he is finally one day forced out of his home, he discovers some interesting things about the great unknown.

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    Baa-choo!

    Weeks, Sarah.

    When Sam the lamb has trouble sneezing, the other animals try to help.

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    SCH

    Skippyjon Jones

    Schachner, Judith Byron.

    Skippyjon Jones, a little kitten with a big imagination, is sent to his room to contemplate what it means to be a cat, but instead embarks on an imaginary adventure in which his Zorro-like alter ego, El Skippito, rescues a group of chihuahuas from a bean-eating bumblebee.

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    MCL

    SuperHero ABC

    McLeod, Bob.

    Humorously-named superheroes such as Goo Girl and The Volcano represent the letters of the alphabet from A to Z.

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    Place: 3rd Place

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    HAR

    The chicken-chasing queen of Lamar County

    Harrington, Janice N.

    A young farm girl tries to catch her favorite chicken, until she learns something about the hen that makes her change her ways.

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    WASHINGTON

    George did it

    Jurmain, Suzanne.

    Presents a look at the life of President George Washington, in simple text with illustrations, providing a humorous account of how he tried to avoid taking on the role after serving in the U.S. military during the revolution.

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    KNU

    Library lion

    Knudsen, Michelle.

    A lion starts visiting the local library but runs into trouble as he tries to both obey the rules and help his librarian friend.

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    MCK

    Precious and the Boo Hag

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    Home alone with a stomachache while the family works in the fields, a young girl faces up to the horrifying Boo Hag that her brother warned her about.

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    PEN

    Clementine

    Pennypacker, Sara, 1951-

    While sorting through difficulties in her friendship with her neighbor Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine gains several unique hairstyles while also helping her father in his efforts to banish pigeons from the front of their apartment building.

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    RYL

    Henry and Mudge and the great grandpas : the twenty-sixth book of their adventures

    Rylant, Cynthia.

    When Henry and his dog Mudge go with Henry's parents to visit Great-Grandpa Bill in the home with lots of other grandpas, they lead them all on a wonderful adventure.

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    2008

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    BRU

    Bad kitty

    Bruel, Nick.

    When a kitty discovers there is no cat food in the house, she decides to become very, very bad.

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    Bad kitty gets a bath

    Bruel, Nick.

    Takes a humorous look at the normal way cats bathe, why it is inappropriate for humans to bathe that way, and the challenges of trying to give a cat a real bath with soap and water. Includes fun facts, glossary, and other information.

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    ARN

    Hi! Fly Guy

    Arnold, Tedd.

    When Buzz captures a fly to enter in The Amazing Pet Show, his parents and the judges tell him that a fly cannot be a pet, but Fly Guy proves them wrong.

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    FLE

    Boxes for Katje

    Fleming, Candace.

    After a young Dutch girl writes to her new American friend in thanks for the care package sent after World War II, she begins to receive increasingly larger boxes.

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    GUT

    Miss Daisy is crazy! / #1

    Gutman, Dan.

    Miss Daisy's unusual teaching methods surprise the second grade students, especially reluctant learner A.J.

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    HAT

    Owen & Mzee : the true story of a remarkable friendship

    Hatkoff, Isabella.

    Illustrated text and full-color photographs tell the true story of the unusual relationship between Owen, a baby hippopotamus orphaned by the tsunami, and Mzee, a 130-year-old giant tortoise.

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    KAL

    Fireboat : the heroic adventures of the John J. Harvey

    Kalman, Maira.

    A fireboat, launched in 1931, is retired after many years of fighting fires along the Hudson River, but is saved from being scrapped and then called into service again on September 11, 2001.

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    MCM

    I stink!

    McMullan, Kate.

    A big city garbage truck makes its rounds, consuming everything from apple cores and banana peels to leftover ziti with zucchini.

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    2007

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    BEA

    I ain't gonna paint no more!

    Beaumont, Karen.

    In the rhythm of the folk song "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More," a child who loves to paint the walls and everything else he sees cannot resist adding one more dab of paint to some surprising places.

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    Place: 2nd Place

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    AYL

    The tale of Tricky Fox : a New England trickster tale

    Aylesworth, Jim.

    Tricky Fox uses his sack to trick everyone he meets into giving him ever more valuable items.

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    AYL

    The tale of Tricky Fox : a New England trickster tale

    Aylesworth, Jim.

    Tricky Fox uses his sack to trick everyone he meets into giving him ever more valuable items.

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    The Mercy Watson collection volume 1

    DiCamillo, Kate.

    Presents two stories about precocious pig Mercy Watson, in which she takes a ride in the car with Mr. and Mrs. Watson and causes a problem--then comes to the rescue--when she climbs into their bed.

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    Mercy Watson to the rescue /#1/ Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Chris van Dusen

    DiCamillo, Kate.

    After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all three awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor.

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    JEN

    What do you do with a tail like this?

    Jenkins, Steve, 1952-

    Looks at the ways in which different animals use their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails.

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    MCD

    Judy Moody gets famous!

    McDonald, Megan.

    When a third grade classmate gets her picture in the paper for winning a spelling bee, Judy is determined to find a way to become famous herself.

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    Mrs. Watson wants your teeth

    McGhee, Alison, 1960-

    A first grader is frightened on her first day of school after hearing a rumor that her teacher is a 300-year-old alien with a purple tongue who steals baby teeth from her students.

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    MCK

    Goin' someplace special

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

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    MIL

    Gus and Grandpa at basketball

    Mills, Claudia.

    Gus enjoys basketball practice, but the noise and pace of real games bother him, until his grandpa gives him some good advice.

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    SIE

    Wild about books

    Sierra, Judy.

    A librarian named Mavis McGrew introduces the animals in the zoo to the joy of reading when she drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake.

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    2006

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    My lucky day

    Kasza, Keiko.

    When a young pig knocks on a fox's door, the fox thinks dinner has arrived, but the pig has other plans.

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    CRO

    Diary of a worm

    Cronin, Doreen.

    A young worm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good and some not so good things about being a worm in this great big world.

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    Place: 2nd Place

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    EHL

    Waiting for wings

    Ehlert, Lois.

    Simple text and bright pictures show how butterflies use flowers and identify several types of butterflies.

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    FLO

    Bow wow meow meow : it's rhyming cats and dogs

    Florian, Douglas.

    A collection of short poems about dogs and cats.

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    HOB

    You read to me, I'll read to you : very short fairy tales to read together : (in which wolves are tamed, trolls are transformed, and peas are triumphant)

    Hoberman, Mary Ann.

    Presents short retellings of familiar fairy tales, each told in two voices designed especially for young children and adults to read together.

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    HOB

    You read to me, I'll read to you : very short stories to read together

    Hoberman, Mary Ann.

    A book of children's poetry which encourages young children to read with an adult.

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    HOB

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    HOR

    Breakout at the bug lab

    Horowitz, Ruth.

    When a giant cockroach named Max escapes from their mother's bug laboratory, Leo and his brother receive help from a mysterious stranger who advises them to think like a bug in order to recapture the runaway roach.

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    Actual size

    Jenkins, Steve, 1952-

    Discusses and gives examples of the size and weight of various animals and parts of animals.

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    REC

    My name is Yoon

    Recorvits, Helen.

    Disliking her name as written in English, Korean-born Yoon, or "shining wisdom," refers to herself as "cat," "bird," and "cupcake," as a way to feel more comfortable in her new school and new country.

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    ANDERSON

    When Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson ; the voice of a century

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

    An introduction to the life of Marian Anderson, extraordinary singer and civil rights activist, who was the first African American to perform at the Metropolitan Opera, whose life and career encouraged social change.

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    TEA

    Dear Mrs. Larue : letters from obedience school

    Teague, Mark.

    Gertrude LaRue receives typewritten and paw-written letters from her dog Ike, entreating her to let him leave the Igor Brotweiler Canine Academy and come back home.

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    THO

    Get well, good knight

    Thomas, Shelley Moore.

    A good knight does his best to help his three ill dragon friends with a wizard's soups, but when these fail miserably, the knight realizes he needs a more dependable source of aid.

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    UEG

    Suki's kimono

    Uegaki, Chieri.

    A little girl declares that on the first day of school she will wear the kimono that her grandmother brought her during her visit from Japan, no matter what anyone says.

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    WIL

    Bear snores on

    Wilson, Karma.

    On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.

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    2005

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    David gets in trouble

    Shannon, David, 1959-

    When David gets in trouble, he has excuses right up until bedtime, when he realizes he really is sorry.

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    LES

    Hooway for Wodney Wat

    Lester, Helen.

    All his classmates make fun of Rodney because he can't pronounce his name, but it is Rodney's speech impediment that drives away the class bully.

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    Place: 2nd Place

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    BAG

    Giant children : poems

    Bagert, Brod.

    Presents more than twenty humorous poems, with playful illustrations, that examine life from a child's point of view; features such titles as "Stinky Boys," "Dinosaur Canary," and "There's a Goblin in My Throat."

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    BRI

    Ruby's wish

    Bridges, Shirin Yim.

    In China, at a time when few girls are taught to read or write, Ruby dreams of going to the university with her brothers and male cousins.

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    CRO

    Click, clack, moo : cows that type

    Cronin, Doreen.

    When Farmer Brown's cows find a typewriter in the barn they start making demands, and go on strike when the farmer refuses to give them what they want.

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    PAOLA

    26 Fairmount Avenue

    De Paola, Tomie.

    Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy.

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    26 Fairmount Avenue

    De Paola, Tomie.

    Children's author-illustrator Tomie De Paola describes his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy.

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    FLE

    Muncha! muncha! muncha!

    Fleming, Candace.

    After planting the garden he has dreamed of for years, Mr. McGreely tries to find a way to keep some persistent bunnies from eating all his vegetables.

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    LAM

    The raft

    LaMarche, Jim.

    Reluctant Nicky spends a wonderful summer with Grandma who introduces him to the joy of rafting down the river near her home and watching the animals along the banks.

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    LON

    How I became a pirate

    Long, Melinda.

    Jeremy Jacob joins Braid Beard and his pirate crew and finds out about pirate language, pirate manners, and other aspects of their life.

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    Tonight on the Titanic / #17

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    The magic tree house transports Jack and Annie to the deck of the Titanic to find a mysterious gift that will free a small dog from a magic spell.

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    KING

    Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

    Rappaport, Doreen.

    Looks at the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, explaining his work to bring about a peaceful end to segregation.

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    SCH

    If you hopped like a frog

    Schwartz, David M.

    Introduces the concept of ratio by comparing what humans would be able to do if they had bodies like different animals.

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    2010

    A day with no crayons

    Rusch, Elizabeth

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Chicks and salsa

    Reynolds, Aaron

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    My dog is as smelly as dirty socks : and other funny family portraits

    Piven, Hanoch

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    The cheese

    Palatini, Margie

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Andy Shane and the very bossy Dolores Starbuckle

    Jacobson, Jennifer Richard

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    The Gingerbread Girl

    Ernst, Lisa Campbell

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Recess at 20 below

    Aillaud, Cindy Lou

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Max's words

    Banks, Kate

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Once I ate a pie

    Maclachlan, Patricia

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    2009

    Once upon a cool motorcycle dude

    O'Malley, Kevin

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    The blizzard

    Wright, Betty Ren

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Today I will fly!

    Willems, Mo

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    There is a flower at the tip of my nose smelling me

    Walker, Alice

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    The secret science project that almost ate school

    Sierra, Judy

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Stink: the incredible shrinking kid

    McDonald, Megan

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Surprising sharks

    Davies, Nicola

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Henry & the Buccaneer Bunnies

    Crimi, Carolyn

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Sea horse : the shyest fish in the sea

    Butterworth, Chris

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Cookies: bite-size life lessons

    Rosenthal, Amy Krouse

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Nora's ark

    Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    2008

    If I built a car

    Van Dusen, Chris

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    Fancy Nancy

    O'Connor, Jane

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: 3rd Place

    Our tree named Steve

    Zweibel, Alan

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Brave dogs, gentle dogs : how they guard sheep

    Urbigkit, Cat

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    How Ben Franklin stole the lightning

    Schanzer, Rosalyn

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Dear world

    Noda, Takayo

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Aaaarrgghh, spider!

    Monks, Lydia

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Honey, honey--lion! : a story from Africa

    Brett, Jan

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen

    Best, Carl

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa

    Silverman, Erica

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    The SOS File

    Byars, Betsy

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    2007

    Superdog : the heart of a hero

    Buehner, Caralyn

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    Falling for Rapunzel

    Wilcox, Leah

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: 3rd Place

    Clever Beatrice: an Upper Peninsula conte

    Willey, Margaret

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Almost late to school : and more school poems

    Shields, Carol Diggory

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Come to my party and other shape poems

    Roemer, Heidi

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Mighty Jackie : the strike out queen

    Moss, Marissa

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Elisa Michaels, bigger & better

    Hurwitz, Johanna

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Who's afraid of the big bad book

    Child, Lauren

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    My light

    Bang, Molly

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Manana Iguana

    Paul, Ann Whitford

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Coming on home soon

    Woodson, Jacqueline

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    2006

    Miss Smith's incredible storybook

    Garland, Michael

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: 3rd Place

    Aero and Officer Mike : police partners

    Russell, Joan Plummer

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Biscuit's new trick

    Capucilli, Alyssa Satin

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Snowmen at night

    Buehner, Caralyn

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Book! book! book!

    Bruss, Deborah

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    2005

    I will never not ever eat a tomato

    Child, Lauren

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: 3rd Place

    Mice and beans

    Ryan, Pam Munoz

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Silver seeds : a book of nature poems

    Paolilli, Paul

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Pee Wee's tale

    Hurwitz, Joanna

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    One tiny turtle

    Davies, Nicola

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    One-dog canoe

    Casanova, Mary

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    Dancing in the Wings

    Allen, Debbie

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

    A fine, fine school

    Creech, Sharon

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Nominee

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