|Mrs. Ellis' List
|These are books I've read
and which I recommend to my students.
| Caldecott books are
for outstanding illustrations each year by the American
|Presented to the authors
of "the most distinguished contribution to American literature
for children" by ALA.
F. Sibert Award Books
||This award honors
outstanding non-fiction (informational) books.
Pura Belpre Award
||Presented to "a
Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best
portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an
outstanding work of literature for children and youth."
to an American publisher for a children's book considered to be
the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign
language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English
and published in the United States. ALSC gives the award to encourage
American publishers to seek out superior children's books abroad and to
promote communication among the peoples of the
world." ---from the ALA web site
|At Amazon.com you can type
in the name or author of a book you like, and find lists of similar
books recommended by other readers. Amazon will usually show you the
cover of the book, too.
No cash to buy the books?
Ask your librarian about ILL.
Are What You Read
||Show the world which books have influenced you most,
and find out which books others have chosen as their five favorites.