February 24, 2018

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Archives for January 2000

One Hundred Books that Shaped the Century

Aardema, Verna. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears: A West African Tale. illus. by Leo and Diane Dillon. Dial, 1975.
While not their first book, this felicitous collaboration with the gifted storyteller established these brilliant illustrators, who were the first to win two consecutive Caldecott Medals.

Alexander, Lloyd. The High King. Holt, 1968.
The Newbery-winning novel that concludes the Chronicles of Prydain showcases the work of an author whose name is synonymous with high fantasy writing for children.

Avi. The True Confessions of Charlotte […]