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1951 Caldecott Honor - The Two Reds by William Lipkind, Nicholas Mordvinoff (Illustrator)

1951 Caldecott Honor - The Two Reds by William Lipkind, Nicholas Mordvinoff (Illustrator)

The Faithful Friend, 1996 Honor | Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

1996 Caldecott Honor: The Faithful Friend, illustrated by Brian Pinkney; text: Robert D.

Originally published in 1948 and the recipient of a Caldecott Honor, Juanita captures the atmosphere of Olvera Street, the historic Latino community in downtown Los Angeles. Juanitas parents own a small shop, or puesto, which they have named after her, and one very much like those that line Olvera Street to this day. They sell brightly colored baskets, dresses, and fine lacework—all handmade. For her fourth birthday, Juanita is dressed in a beautiful rose-colored gown and is given a white…

Description Written and illustrated by Leo Politi Originally published in 1948 and the recipient of a Caldecott Honor, Juanita captures the atmosphere of Olvera

1968 Medal Winner: Barbara and Ed Emberley (author and illustrator) somehow brought together old school military technology, rhyme and flower power to create "Drummer Hoff," and the Caldecott committee stood up and took notice of the accomplishment. Click through to a great review.

1968 Medal Winner: Barbara and Ed Emberley (author and illustrator) somehow brought together old school military technology, rhyme and flower power to create "Drummer Hoff," and the Caldecott committee stood up and took notice of the accomplishment. Click through to a great review.

Finders Keepers by Nicolas Will ~ 1952 Caldecott Medal Winner

The 1952 Caldecott Medal winner was Nicolas (pseudonym of Nicholas Mordvinoff) for "Finders Keepers," written by Will (pseudonym of William Lipkind).

1940 Caldecott Honor - The Ageless Story by Lauren Ford

1940 Caldecott Honor - The Ageless Story by Lauren Ford

1938 Caldecott Honor - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Wanda Gag

1938 Caldecott Honor - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Wanda Gag

1949 Honor: Taking the title and cover of Kurt Wiese's "Fish in the Air" into consideration, you may be misled. The boy's name is Fish, and that fish in the air is a kite. The illustrations might feel stereotyped, but Wiese did spend 6 years of his life in China, so let's give him credit for good intentions.

1949 Caldecott Honor - Fish in the Air by Kurt Wiese

1977 Caldecott Honor - The Contest by Nonny Hogrogian

1977 Caldecott Honor - The Contest by Nonny Hogrogian

Sing in Praise : A Collection of the Best Loved Hymns by Opal Wheeler, http://www.amazon.com/dp/999749024X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_xpGQpb00J27RX

1947 Honor: Marjorie Torrey teams up with Opal Wheeler again for "Sing in Praise : A Collection of the Best Loved Hymns.

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