Grandfather’s Journey

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1994

Grandfather’s Journey

Allen Say, author and illustrator

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993

29 pp

ages 5 +

Interests: history, travel, immigration, Japan, family history, grandparents

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The Hello, Goodbye Window

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 2006

The Hello, Goodbye Window

Chris Raschka, illustrator

Norton Juster, author

New York: Michael di Capua/Hyperion, 2005

29 pp

ages 2 +

Interests: grandparents, babysitters

Sequel to this book: Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie

Also by this author: The Phantom Tollbooth

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Tuesday

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1992

Tuesday

David Wiesner, author and illustrator

New York: Clarion, 1991

30 pp

ages 3 +

Interests: magic, frogs, night

By the same author: Flotsam, The Three Pigs, Sector 7

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Jumanji

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1982

Jumanji

Chris Van Allsburg, author and illustrator

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981

28 pp.

ages 4 +

Interests: board games, jungle creatures, magic and mayhem

By the same author: The Polar Express, Zathura (another magical board game story)

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