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Mr. and Mrs. Mallard proudly return to their home in the Boston Public Garden with their eight offspring.
And The Winners Are...
Caldecott award winners are located in the Curriculum Lab
on the third floor of the library.
The Big Snow by The woodland animals were all getting ready for the winter. Geese flew south, rabbits and deer grew thick warm coats, and the raccoons and chipmunks lay down for a long winter nap. Come Christmastime, the wise owls were the first to see the rainbow around the moon. It was a sure sign that the big snow was on its way.
Call Number: E H117b 1993
Publication Date: 1993-10-31
White Snow Bright Snow by When the first flakes fell from the grey sky, the postman and the farmer and the policeman and his wife scurried about doing all the practical things grownups do when a snowstorm comes. But the children laughed and danced, and caught the lacy snowflakes on thier tongues. All the wonder and delight a child feels in a snowfall is caught in the pages of this book -- the frost ferns on the window sill, the snow man in the yard and the mystery and magic of a new white world. Roger Duvoisin's pictures in soft blue half-tones with briliant splashes of yellow and red emphasize the gaiety and humor as well as the poetic quality of the text.
Call Number: E T725wb 1988
Publication Date: 1988-11-28
The Little Island by Once there was a little island in the ocean. That little island changes as the seasons come and go. The storm and the day and night change it. So do the lobsters and seals and gulls that stop by. Then one day a kitten visits the little island and learns a secret that every child will enjoy.
Call Number: E B8143L 1993
Publication Date: 1993-10-01
The Rooster Crows by Here is part of America's heritage -- gay verses beautifully illustrated by famous artists. "The rooster crows and away he goes", pictured on the jacket, is only one of these well-known nursery rhymes, counting-out games, skipping-rope songs, finger games, and other jingles beloved by American children for generations. They come from collections all over America, so you may find some that are new as well as your own favorites. "Mother, may I go out to swim", "Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear", "Roses are red, violets are blue", all are here, each one charmingly illustrated to make this an outstanding picture book. An American Mother Goose for every child's library.
Call Number: 398.8 P442r 1973
Publication Date: 1969-03-01
Prayer for a Child by A prayer full of the intimate gentleness for familiar things, the love of friends and family, and the kindly protection of God. Though it was written for one little girl, the prayer is for all boys and girls, and it carries a universal appeal for all ages and races.
Call Number: E F468p 1973
Publication Date: 1984-08-01
Many Moons by
Call Number: 813 T424m 1943
Publication Date: 1943-09-09
The Little House by The little house first stood in the country, but gradually the city moved closer and closer.
Call Number: E B957L 1969
Publication Date: 1978-04-26
Make Way for Ducklings by Mrs. Mallard was sure that the pond in the Boston Public Gardens would be a perfect place for her and her eight ducklings to live. The problem was how to get them there through the busy streets of Boston. But with a little help from the Boston police, Mrs. Mallard and Jack, Kack, Lack, Nack, Ouack, Pack, and Quack arive safely at their new home. This brilliantly illustrated, amusingly observed tale of Mallards on the move has won the hearts of generations of readers. Awarded the Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children in 1941, it has since become a favorite of millions.
Call Number: E M132m
Publication Date: 1941-01-01
They Were Strong and Good by Robert Lawson (1892-1957) received his art training at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. His favorite medium, pen and ink, is used expressively and with detail in his black and white illustrations in The Story of Ferdinand (by Munro Leaf). In addition to illustrating many children's books, including Mr. Popper's Penguins, Robert Lawson also wrote and illustrated a number of his own books for children. In 1940, he was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his picture book illustrations in They Were Strong and Good and in 1944, he was awarded the Newbery Medal for his middle grade novel Rabbit Hill.
Call Number: 920 L446th 1968
Publication Date: 1940-01-01
Abraham Lincoln by From his humble beginnings in the Kentucky wilderness to the peak of his career as President, this picture biography brings Lincoln to life for first-time readers.
Call Number: B L638d 1993
Publication Date: 1987-04-01