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1976 Caldecott Award Winner
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by
Call Number: 398.2 Aa72w 1978
Publication Date: 1992-08-15
"In this Caldecott Medal winner, Mosquito tells a story that causes a jungle disaster. "Elegance has become the Dillons' hallmark. . . . Matching the art is Aardema's uniquely onomatopoeic text . . . An impressive showpiece." -Booklist, starred review. Winner of Caldecott Medal in 1976 and the Brooklyn Art Books for Children Award in 1977.
1976 Caldecott Honor Titles
The Desert Is Theirs by Through colorful, strong pictures and a lyric text, the life of the Papago Indians and their reverence for the desert are revealed.
Call Number: 591.5 B344d
Publication Date: 1975-09-01
Strega Nona by When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works in this classic Caldecott Honor book from Tomie dePaola. Strega Nona—"Grandma Witch"—is the source for potions, cures, magic, and comfort in her Calabrian town. Her magical everfull pasta pot is especially intriguing to hungry Big Anthony. He is supposed to look after her house and tend her garden but one day, when she goes over the mountain to visit Strega Amelia, Big Anthony recites the magic verse over the pasta pot, with disastrous results. In this retelling of an old tale, author-illustrator Tomie dePaola combines humor in the writing and warmth in the paintings as he builds the story to its hilarious climax.
Call Number: 398.2 D44sn 1997
Publication Date: 1979-09-03