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maggiedesantis

CJ and his grandma ride the bus home every Sunday after church, but this time CJ is wondering why he doesn‘t have certain things that other people do. On their ride, his grandma answers his questions which helps him see and appreciate what he has.
Awards won: Newbury Award
Purpose of Award: To encourage original creative work in the field of books for children
Author: Matt De la Peña
Illustrator: Christian Robinson
Date of publication: 2015

maggiedesantis Genre: Realistic Fiction 1d
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mm991518
King and King | Linda de Haan

King and King is by Linda De Haan is a story about a prince trying to find someone to marry. His mother the queen wants him to find a princess. Many princesses show up to the castle and he isnt interested until there is a prince. The prince marries the other prince and they become king and king. This is a book i would read to my classroom and give a chance to talk about family dynamics and bring more diverse books into my classroom.

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caitlinblack
King and King | Linda de Haan
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Published in 2002, this story is about a queen forcing her son to find a princess to marry and he doesn't have any luck that he likes. Finally, he comes across another king and falls in love, and marries him.

Genre:

Children's Fiction

Awards:
Choice book

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elijahwilliams
King and King | Linda de Haan
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Title: King & King
Author: Linda de Haan
Published: 2000
Genre: Fiction
Summary: The prince's mother worried about the Prince and if he will ever get married. The Queen finds many princesses for the prince to marry but in the end he falls in love and chooses a prince.

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Jburns13

This story is about young girl who experiments and tries out different instruments in the celebration of music within the church. The young girl comes from a very diverse family who all loves music and to celebrate it with each other. The whole family plays different instruments throughout the church and during all kinds of celebrations that happen.

Jburns13 Author: Judy Cox

Illustrator: Elbrite Brown

Year Published: 2003

Genre: Fiction

Awards: In 1970 was awarded the Coretta Scott King award and was given the green seal/medal for it's book.
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clairebourq_2023
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My Family Plays Music
Written by: Judy Cox
Illustrated by: Elbrite Brown
This children's story is about a little girl who is apart of a very diverse and musical family. She goes through her whole family and talks about the instruments they play and how she participates with them. It is full of different genres of music that may be new to the child you are reading to. This book can be for all ages and can be used in many different classes.

clairebourq_2023 Published: September 1, 2003
Awards: (CORETTA SCOTT KING/JOHN STEPTOE AWARD FOR NEW TALENT ILLUSTRATOR)
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