Smoky Night

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1995

Smoky Night

Eve Bunting, text

David Diaz, illustrations

Harcourt, 1994

32 pp.

Age: 6+

Interests: city life, crime, racial tension, violence, community, single parent family, cats

Also by this author: Fly Away Home, Coffin on a Case!, The Memory String, How Many Days to America?, Night Tree, S.O.S Titanic

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Song and Dance Man

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1989

Song and Dance Man

Karen Ackerman, text

Stephen Gammell, illustrations

Alfred A. Knopf, 1988

30 pp.

Age: 4+

Interests: family history, grandparents, song and dance, theatre

Other books on family history: They Were Strong and Good, Grandfather’s Journey

Next: pull out the old family photos!

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Shadow

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1983

Shadow

Blaise Cendrars, original text

Marcia Brown, translation and illustrations

Scribner’s, 1982

36 pp.

Age: 7+

Interests: poetry, Africa

Also by this illustrator: Once a Mouse…, Cinderella, or The Little Glass Slipper , Stone Soup, Dick Whittington and His Cat, Puss in Boots, The Steadfast Tin Soldier

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