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MY GRANDFATHER'S COAT

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Aylesworth
Author's First Name: 
Jim
Illustrator's First Name: 
Barbara
Illustrator's Last Name: 
McClintock
Publisher: 
Scholastic
Publication Date: 
2014
2017 Nomination (not yet selected): 

 

 

A new version of the Yiddish folk tale in exhilarating repetitive rhyme joyfully portrays the events in a life of a new immigrant to America. Lively, sharp illustrations enhance and extend the text for the careful reader.

 

 

 

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POSITIVE COMMENTS

  • Won Awards from NYPL and Society of Children’s Illustrators
  •  Good variety of illustrations
  • Reminiscent of Grandfather’s Journey by Say
  • Creative use of item, value of recycling
  • Life cycle, lovely illustrations
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CONCERNS

  • None stated.