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MaddieBrown3

MaddieBrown3

Joined August 2022

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Name of Award:American Indian Youth Literature Award
Purpose of Award: Presents Indigenous North American people in the fullness of their humanity
Illustrator: Juana Martinez-Neal
Date of Publication: : October 22nd, 2019
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: A story about the Seminole Nation...

MaddieBrown3 ...and fry bread. The main character Maillard takes us through Fry Bread history. This talks about how they were forced from their land and were treated horribly by the United States government
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The Thing About Luck | Cynthia Kadohata, Julia Kuo
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Name of Award: Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature
Purpose of Award: to honor & share Asian/Pacific American experiences
Date of Publication: January 4, 2013
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Brief Summary:
A girl, Summer, has to provide for her family with her grandparents. Her parents have to leave. She had to provide and help do more for her family. Summer finds a boy that interests her. But the seasons are changing and so will her life.

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Giant Squid | Candace Fleming
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Name of Award (if applicable): Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award
Purpose of Award (if applicable): outstanding informational book published during the year
Illustrator (if applicable): Eric Rohmann
Date of Publication: 2016
Genre: Nonfiction
Brief Summary: This book describes the giant squid. The details of what it looks like and how it would appear in the ocean...

MaddieBrown3 ...It takes you through the sea to learn about the environments that the squid lives in. This book does create a picture in your head.
Side Note: Good describing words using metaphors and smilies.
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Illustrator (if applicable): Marta Alvarez Miguens
Date of Publication: June 6th, 2017
Genre: Biography
Brief Summary: Eugenue loved learning about the ocean. She wanted to learn more about sharks. She got a tank and read all about the ocean. She was determined to figure out more...

MaddieBrown3 She studied and worked hard to learn more about sharks. She dove and saw sharks and new kinds of fish. She was brave, smart, and courageous. She wanted to help humans understand how nice sharks are. She started wondering if a shark could be trained. She trained sharks and proved they were smart animals.
Side Note: Good vocabulary ,fish names, timeline at the end
3w
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Esperanza Rising | Pam Munoz Ryan
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Award: Pura Belpre
Purpose : Latina writer celebrates Latino culture
Date of Publication: May 1 2002
Genre: Historical Fiction
Brief Summary: Esperanza was a wealthy child in Mexico. Till everything is ripped away from her. She is forced to work in the fields of California. She faced other structures...

MaddieBrown3 ... There was hard labor, financial struggles with the Great Depression. Her mother gets sick and they strike for better working conditions. She has to rely on her memories to get her through. 4w
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Name of Award (if applicable): Scott O‘Dell Award
Purpose of Award (if applicable): honor historical fiction best books
Title of Book : Island of the Blue Dolphins
Author of Book: Scott O‘Dell
Date of Publication: 1960
Genre: Historical Fiction
Brief Summary:
This young child was stranded on an island. She has to survive on the land. She is only there with the blue dolphins. She waits for a ship to come save her trying to survive.

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When Jessie Came Across the Sea | Amy Hest, P. J. Lynch
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Name of Award: Kate Greenaway Award
Purpose of Award : outstanding illustration
Date of Publication: September 29, 2003
Genre: historical fiction
Brief Summary: Jessie was from Europe. Jessie lived with her grandma. She took good care of Jessie. The Rabbi asked Jessie to travel across the sea to the United States. Jessie met Lou on the ship across the sea....

MaddieBrown3 She writes letters to her grandma about her new life sewing and learning English. Everyone wanted Jessie‘s lace that she had sewed. Her and Lou fall in love. She sends her a ticket to grandma. Grandma comes and they start to plan a wedding.
Side Note: Talks about how immigration and it was peaceful and welcoming
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Illustrator (if applicable): Frank Morrison
Date of Publication: September 22, 2009
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: Chris Paul always thought he was too small to play basketball. He didn't let that stop him. He trained and worked hard to become stronger and faster. He worked to be able to be a great player. He believed in himself. Chris Paul made the basketball team and continued his career into being in the NBA.
Side Note: Good for Summarizing.

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Award:Whippoorwill Book Award
Purpose: dispelling stereotypes and demonstrated diversity of rural living
Title: Something like Gravity
Author: Amber Smith
Publication: June 18, 2019
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
Brief Summary: Two teenageers that are going through their own struggles. Chris is transitioning. Mia had just lost her sister. They end up being neighbors and their paths continue to cross. The last thing on their mind was falling in love.

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Name of Award (if applicable):ALSC Notable Children‘s Book
Purpose of Award (if applicable): Association for library service to children best books for children
Title of Book : The Proudest Blue
Author of Book: Ibtihaj Muhammad, S. K. Ali
Illustrator (if applicable): Hatem Aly
Date of Publication: September 10, 2019
Genre: Fiction

MaddieBrown3 Summary: Asiya wears her hijab for the first time to school. Her little sister, Faizah, talks to her peers about the hijab. She describes it and is proud of her sister and herself for wearing her hijab. She talks about wearing a hijab and why they are proud of it. A boy at their school was being mean to Asiya about her wearing the hijab. Asiya is strong. She stays strong and proud of her religion. Beautiful book, talk bullying, being different (edited) 1mo
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Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship | Patrick Downes, Jessica Kensky
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Name of Award : Schneider Family Book Award
Purpose of Award : an award that is given to a book that expresses a disability for a child or adolescent
Title of Book : Rescue and Jessica
Author of Book: Jessica Kensky, Patrick Downes
Illustrator (if applicable): Scott Magoon
Date of Publication: April 3, 2018
Genre: Fiction

MaddieBrown3 Brief Summary: Rescue was a dog that was training to help people. He was scared that he would fail and not be enough. Jessica had just lost her leg and was trying to get used to being without it. She was extremely sad. Rescue and Jessica met and it was amazing. They worked like a team and loved being around each other.
Side Note: True story Jessica was in the Boston Bombing and lost her legs
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Owl Moon | Jane Yolen
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Name of Award (if applicable): Caldecott
Purpose of Award : most distinguished american picture book for children
Title of Book : Owl Moon
Author of Book: Jane Yolen
Illustrator (if applicable): John Schoenherr
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Brief Summary: The chil and his dad travel through the woods to find an owl to return their call. They travel in the cold to find the owl.
Side Note: Figurative Language and beautiful illustrations.

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I Like Old Clothes | Mary Ann Hoberman, Patrice Barton
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Title of Book : I like Old Clothes
Author of Book: Mary AnnHoberman
Illustrator (if applicable): Patrice Barton
Date of Publication: 1976
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: This is a little girl who talks about how she likes old clothes. She likes how they have their own experiences and have gone to different places. She talks all about hand-me-down clothes and how great they are.
Side Note: Rhyming

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Miss Rumphius | Barbara Cooney
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ame of Award (if applicable): National Book Award
Purpose of Award (if applicable): annually award for best fiction story
Title of Book : Miss Rumphius
Author of Book: Barbara Cooney
Illustrator (if applicable): Barbara Cooney
Date of Publication: November 1982
Genre: Fiction

MaddieBrown3 Brief Summary: Miss Rumphius wanted to travel the world. She wanted to do something that made the world more beautiful. She wanted to do something that people would remember forever. She began to scatter lupine seeds everywhere and make her unforgettable work.
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Date Read: 10-12-22
Name of Award (if applicable): Jane Addams Children Book Award
Purpose of Award (if applicable): Recognizes books that exemplify excipet peace, social justice, world community and equality
Title of Book : Nasreen's Secret SChool
Author of Book: Jeanette Winter
Illustrator (if applicable): Jeanetter Winter
Date of Publication: October 2009
Genre: Children‘s literature, fiction

MaddieBrown3 Brief Summary: This book takes place during war time. The hard life a woman lives and young girls not being treated equally. Her grandma wants to take Nareen to a secret girl school to learn and find happiness. The worry was that Nasreen would not be happy. She had faced a lot of trauma. She created a friend named Mina. This made Nasreen feel comfortable and be able to learn.
Side Note: Beautiful story
2mo
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Date Read: 10-12-22
Name of Award (if applicable): ILA/CBC
Purpose of Award (if applicable): Children around the United States get to read and evaluate 1,000 books annually and vote on their favorite
Title of Book : So What‘s It Like to be a Cat?
Author of Book: Karla Kuskin
Illustrator (if applicable): Betsy Lewin
Date of Publication: June 2005
Genre: Poetry

MaddieBrown3 Brief Summary: This is an interview between a cat and a cat owner. The cat owner asks the cat questions about their morning. The cat answers about what they do and why they do so. This is about how cats are private creatures. The cat talks about themselves and what they enjoy doing. The cat is proud of himself and is proud of all the things they can do. A story about being yourself and proud of it.
Side Note: Rhyming Book
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First Test | Tamora Pierce
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Illustrator (if applicable): Chapter book
Date of Publication: Published May 23rd 2000
Genre: Fantasy
Brief Summary: This is a book about medieval times. This is a fantasy series that has a strong female lead. This is not like normal fantasy books. The female saves the day and continues to do so.
Side Note: Series

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Memoirs of a Goldfish | Devin Scillian
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Illustrator (if applicable): Tim Bowers
Date of Publication: April 1,2010
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: This is written in a dairy style. This is about a goldfish and all of her knew members of the tank. This ranges from Mr. Bubbles to ChaCha. He wants them to get out and for him to have his own space till they all get separated.
Side note: Good for point of view

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Title of Book : Mrs. Beggs and the Wizard (The Wizard Comes to Town)
Author of Book: Mercer Mayer
Illustrator (if applicable): Mercer Mayer
Date of Publication: 1973
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: Mrs. Beggs‘s boarding house had rooms to rent. ZP Alabasium rented a room in her boarding house. Mr. Alabasium is doing something strange in his room. Her laundry was blown all over her yard and even a rainstorm in the parlor...

MaddieBrown3 ...The guests had spooky things happening to them as well. A constable came and Mr. Alabasium turned him into a goat. Mrs. Beggs knew she had to do something to help her guests. Mrs. Beggs casted a spell to get Mr. Alabasium to leave. He leaves after the spell. The guests feel bored when he is gone. The door knocks and someone new is at the door….
Side note: Super cool illustrations
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Pumpkin Soup | Helen Cooper
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Date of Publication: November 1998
Genre: Fiction
Summary: This is a fall book with a cat making soup. Different animals try to help her make the soup including the duck and squirrel. The cat says the duck will come back but he never returns. They wait for him to come but he still never comes. The cat and the squirrel going looking for him. The three make the soup together.
Side note: beautiful illustrations

MaddieBrown3 Name of Award : Kate Greenaway Medal
Purpose of Award : outstanding illustrations
2mo
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Frindle | Andrew Clements
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Date of Publication: December 19, 1996
Genre: realistic Fiction
Brief Summary: A middle school boy does not want to go to class. He questions his teacher about a word and its definition. He creates his own name of a pencil. He renamed it “Frindle”. Himself and friends called a pencil a Frindle. They were told they could not call this Frindle.

MaddieBrown3 Name of Award (if applicable): Phoenix Award
Purpose of Award (if applicable): honors books that did not win an award at the time of publication but is still worthy
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King and King | Linda de Haan
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Illustrator (if applicable): Stern Nijland
Date of Publication: 2000
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: The queen wants the prince to get married. Different princesses came to impress the prince. None of them were interesting to the prince. The prince falls in love with the other prince. They are now two kings and the queen has time for herself.
Side Note: Good representation that shows LGBTQ+ relationship.

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Firebird | Misty Copeland
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Name of Award (if applicable): Coretta Scott King
Purpose of Award (if applicable): To appreciate and honor African American culture and human rights
Illustrator (if applicable): Christopher Myers
Date of Publication: 2014
Genre: Fiction

MaddieBrown3 Brief Summary: This is a book about dancing and finding the space between two people. It goes through all the preparation for the dance. It goes into her confidence and how to reach for the stars. THis is a story by soloist for the American Ballet Theatre Misty Copeland.
Side note: beautiful illustrations
2mo
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This Day in June | Gayle E. Pitman
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Date Read: 9-21-22
Name of Award (if applicable): Stonewall Book Award
Purpose of Award (if applicable): Honor LGBTQ+
Illustrator (if applicable): Kristyna Litten
Date of Publication: May 2014
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: This is a book about the exciting day in june to celebrate LGBTQ+ community. It goes through a parade. This has teachable topics by age group and how to approach this topic in the back of the book.

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Julian Is a Mermaid | Jessica Love
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Date Read: 9-21-22
Name of Award (if applicable): Stonewall Book Award
Purpose of Award (if applicable): Honor LGBTQ+ experience
Date of Publication: April 2018
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: A little boy, Julian talks to his abuelo about mermaids. He loves them and wants to pretend to be one. He dresses up like a mermaid. He makes a mess while doing it. His abuela takes him to a parade of mermaids that look like him all dressed up.

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And Tango Makes Three | Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
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Title of Book : and tango makes three
Author of Book: Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
Illustrator (if applicable): Henry Cole
Date of Publication: April 26, 2005
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: Two penguins are best friends and do everything together like the couples in their place at the Central Park Zoo. The zookeeper puts an egg in their nest. Roy and Silo raised Tango. THIS IS A TRUE STORY

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The Paper Bag Princess | Robert N. Munsch, Michael Martchenko
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Date of Publication: September 1, 2009
Genre: Fantasy
Brief Summary: A dragon comes and burns down the town. The princess does her best to save the prince. The princess makes the dragon show how strong he is and how fast he is. The princess tricks the dragon to get super tired to save the prince! The prince complains that the princess does not look good. She leaves the Prince!
Side Note: Not the normal fantasy ending

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Name of Award (if applicable): Newbery Medal
Purpose of Award (if applicable): awarded by American Library Association for most distinguished contribution to American literature for children
Date of Publication: 1993
Genre: Fiction
Summary: Their community is assigned jobs and must do what they are told. This is told that it is a black and white world but Jonas sees color. It influences students to stand up for themselves and break the norms.

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All Because You Matter | Tami Charles
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Illustrator (if applicable): Byran Collier
Date of Publication: October 6th, 2020
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: This is a book that talks about a child growing up. From an infant to another child the parents are discussing that the child always matters. That in everything the child proves they are strong, important, and need to be confident. This book talks about taking action and being powerful.

MaddieBrown3 Name of Award (if applicable): The Golden Kite Award
Purpose of Award (if applicable): Awarded by a jury of peers for picture book text
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Miss Nelson Is Missing! | James Marshall, Harry Allard
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Date of Publication: October 28, 1985
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: Miss Nelson‘s class is not behaving how they should. Miss Nelson was a sweet and caring teacher. The class never appreciated their teacher till their sub Mrs. Viola Swamp shows up and gets the class in line. The class never takes advantage of Miss Nelson again!

MaddieBrown3 Name of Award (if applicable): Georgia Children‘s Book Award for K-4
Purpose of Award (if applicable): to allow the students of Georgia to love reading
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Enemy Pie | Derek Munson, Tara Calahan King
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Date Read: In Mrs. Bail‘s Classroom
Title of Book : Enemy Pie
Author of Book: Derek Munson
Illustrator (if applicable): Tara Calahan King
Date of Publication: 2000
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: Enemy Pie is a book about a son and his dad. The son was not getting along with a kid in his class. His dad said he could make a pie for his enemy. The deal was the son has to spend time with his an

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A Bad Case of Stripes | David Shannon
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Author of Book: David Shannon
Illustrator (if applicable): David Shannon
Date of Publication: 1998
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: Camellia loved lima beans. She knows nobody likes them so she stopped eating them. When she woke up in shock to see she had stripes! Everyone was staring and looking at her at school. Nobody could find a solution to her problem. An old lady comes and says she has a solution for her… it was lima beans!

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Mother Bruce | Ryan T. Higgins
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Date Read: 9-14-22
Name of Award (if applicable): E. B. White Read Aloud
Purpose of Award (if applicable):
Title of Book : Mother Bruce
Author of Book: Ryan T. Higgins
Illustrator (if applicable): Ryan T. Higgins
Date of Publication:
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: Bruce does not want to be around people. Goslings think that Bruce is their mom. They follow him around and Bruce gets very frustrated. The geese go south and Bruce misses them.

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The Paper Dragon | Marguerite W. Davol
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Title of Book : The Paper Dragon
Author of Book: Marguerite W. Davol
Illustrator (if applicable): Robert Sabuda
Date of Publication: November 1, 1997
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: Mi Fei is a painter. He loves his life. The dragon Su Jen is woken up and is ready to destroy everything in its path. Mi Fei faced Su Jen and stood up to him. This is a story about how Mi Fei stands up to Su Jen and protects his people.

MaddieBrown3 Date Read: 9-14-22
Name of Award (if applicable): Golden Kite Award
Purpose of Award (if applicable): This is an award to an amazing work in Picture Book Illustrations
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Date Read: 9-14-22
Name of Award (if applicable): E. B. White Read Aloud
Purpose of Award (if applicable): terrific books to read aloud
Title of Book : The Day The Crayons Quit
Author of Book: Drew Daywalt
Illustrator (if applicable): Oliver Jeffers
Date of Publication: June 27, 2013

MaddieBrown3 Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: Each crayon writes Duncan to voice their concerns. The crayons talk about being tired and frustrated. This could be used for letter writing or color help for students. This was used with a very cool app called NovelEffect. This matched the book perfectly.
3mo
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Millions of Cats | Wanda Gag
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Date Read: 9-14-22
Name of Award (if applicable): John Newberry Medal
Purpose of Award (if applicable): This award to given to the author with the biggest contribution to literature for children
Title of Book : Millions of Cats
Author of Book: Wanda Gag
Illustrator (if applicable): Wanda Gag
Date of Publication: 1928

MaddieBrown3 Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: An old couple is lonely. The old man looks for a cat to fill their lonely house for his wife. He goes and finds multiple cats. He cannot just pick one. He ends up leaving with all the cats on the hill. He struggles to find the cats who drink all the water and eat all the grass on the hill. The old man and old woman try to figure out which one to keep. The cats get into a fight to become the new pet for the couple. The
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The Year We Learned to Fly | Jacqueline Woodson
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Date Read: 8-31-22
Name of Award (if applicable): 2020 Schneider Family Book Award
Purpose of Award (if applicable): This award is that is for an author or illustrator for showing the expression of disability that a child may experience
Title of Book : The Year We Learned to Fly
Author of Book: Jacqueline Woodson
Illustrator (if applicable): Rafael Lòpez
Date of Publication: January 4, 2022

MaddieBrown3 Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: This book was about creativity and thinking out of the box. Allowing yourself that when you are stuck that you should let your mind set free. It talks about creativity and allowing yourself to express yourself. (Good to talk about the pandemic)
3mo
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Date Read: 9-7-22
Name of Award (if applicable): None
Purpose of Award (if applicable): None
Title of Book : A Little Spot of Anxiety
Author of Book: Diane Alber
Illustrator (if applicable): Diane Alber
Date of Publication: September 9, 2019

MaddieBrown3 Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: The spot is put into situations that give it anxiety. It talks about how it is common and okay to feel that way. The spot has several coping mechanisms to help them calm down. The spot talks about ways to prevent anxiety. It talks about how to handle anxiety.
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Date Read: 9-7-22
Name of Award (if applicable): Klaus Flugge Prize 202
Purpose of Award (if applicable): Most exciting newcomer to children‘s book illustration
Title of Book : When Sadness is at your door
Author of Book: Eva Eland
Illustrator (if applicable): Eva Eland
Date of Publication: January 29, 2019

MaddieBrown3 Genre: fiction
Brief Summary: This book is about sadness. There is a character that vistist that represents sadness. This book takes you through the feelings and emotions you may experience. It also gives you ways to help you with sadness.
3mo
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Jabari Jumps | Gaia Cornwall
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Date Read: In-class 8-31-22
Name of Award (if applicable): Junior Library Guild Selection 2017
Purpose of Award (if applicable): This is an award given by ‘Junior Library Guild‘ of the best children's book of the year.
Title of Book : Jabari Jumps
Author of Book: Gaia Cornwell
Illustrator (if applicable): Gaia Cornwell
Date of Publication: May 9, 2017

MaddieBrown3 Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: Jabari is facing his fears of jumping off the diving board. Jabari works hard to find the courage to jump. His dad uses comforting words that it is okay to be scared. He finds the courage to jump off the diving board. He loves being able to jump!
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Finding Winnie | Lindsay Mattick
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Brief Summary: The story of a mom telling her son a bedtime story. It is the journey of the bear throughout time. The bear is adopted by a solider. The bear goes through war and travels around with the solider. The bear then has to go to the zoo. This reminded him of his bear.
Recommend : This is a goos story for a child to read. It is enjoyable and interesting with real pictures in the back of it!
Award: Caldecott Honor Book