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Mock Caldecott Edition

This week is...

11/17: Homemade Bread Day

11/18: American Education Week (Nov 18-22)

11/18: 85 years ago, Mickey Mouse debuted in “Steamboat Willie” in 1928.

11/20: Universal Children’s Day (United Nations)


2014 Mock Caldecott Selections

I started a Mock Caldecott unit with grades three through five last week. They will read and evaluate the following picture books. I have a good feeling the book that will take home the 2014 Caldecott Medal is in this list of books. Happy reading!


Flora and the Flamingo By Molly Idle -- Book Trailer
Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle


Building Our House by Jonathan Bean


Journey by Aaron Becker - Book Trailer
Journey by Aaron Becker



Mr. Wuffles by David Wiesner


Bluebird by Bob Staake


Locomotive by Brian Floca


Train by Elisha Cooper


Warning: Do Not Open This Book (book trailer)
Warning: Do Not Open This Book by Adam Lehrhaupt; illustrated by Matthew Forsythe


Peter Brown introduces "Mr. Tiger Goes Wild"
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown


Hello, My Name is Ruby by Philip C. Stead


The Story of Fish and Snail by Deborah Freedman


Hank Finds an Egg Book Trailer
Hank Finds an Egg by Rebecca Dudley


The Dark by Lemony Snicket; illustrated by Jon Klassen


UNICORN Thinks He's Pretty Great
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great by Bob Shea


The Boy and the Airplane by Mark Pett


The Beginner's Guide to Running Away From Home by Jennifer Larue Huget and Red Nose Studio


Little Red Writing by Joan Holub; illustrated by Melissa Sweet



Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 by Michelle Merkel; illustrated by Melissa Sweet


A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant; illustrated by Melissa Sweet



Have a great week!