Abraham Lincoln

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1940

Abraham Lincoln

Ingri & Edgar Parin d’Aulaire

New York: Doubleday, 1939

56pp

ages 5+

Interests: American history, politics, pioneer life
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Mei Li

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1939

Mei Li

Thomas Handforth

New York: Doubleday, 1938

46 pp

for ages 3 +

Interests: China, family life, sibling issues

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Animals of the Bible, A Picture Book

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1938

Animals of the Bible

Dorothy P. Lathrop, illustrator

Helen Dean Fish, editor

Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1937

66p

Age: 3+ (give or take… see notes below)

Interests: bible, animals, religion

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Return to Never Land (2002)


Rated: G
Length:  72 min.
Age: 4 and up.                        commonsense media sez: 5+

Scary Factor: opening scenes of WWII blitz in London may be alarming; as in the first film, pirate shenanigans are more slapsticky than scary

Also: separation from father, Captain Hook smokes

Interests: magic, fairies, pirates

Next: MOVIES: Peter Pan (1953) of course, The Sword in the Stone (1963), The Little Mermaid (1989); BOOKS: Peter Pan, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

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