Thursday, January 21, 2010

2010 ALSC Notable Children's Books Announced

From the Association for Library Service to Children:
2010 Notable Children’s Books

Three of my favorite books of 2009 that are also Cybils finalists made the list.

Younger Readers
All the World
By Liz Garton Scanlon
Illus. by Marla Frazee
Beach Lane

The myriad joys of the world are reflected with warmth and affection in this look at a day in a small community near the ocean.
(A 2010 Caldecott Honor Book)

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors.
By Joyce Sidman
Illus. by Pamela Zagarenski

Evocative poems celebrate color and enliven the senses as readers follow a woman and her dog surrounded by myriad intricately costumed and stylized figures through the seasons.
(A 2010 Caldecott Honor Book)

Middle Readers
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
By Grace Lin
Illus. by Grace Lin
Little, Brown

A young Chinese girl, long a believer in her father’s fantastic stories, goes on a quest to find the legendary Old Man of the Moon in the hope of bringing life to Fruitless Mountain.
(A 2010 Newbery Honor Book)

Click here for a Cybils printable flier.

1 comment:

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Even if i am older now, i still do enjoy reading this books.