Discussion of the above book with the author, illustrator and Georgetown Law Professor Emerita, moderated by our own Deborah Taylor. Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Mary 3, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. No RSVP needed unless you want to bring a group of children. Then please respond to: Monica Valentine, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-707-1950.
This view shows all of the books in this age group that have been selected in years past and nominated for the current year (but not yet selected). The nominations are marked by a "Nomination(not yet selected):" label.
Yoshio, who laughs at the sound of his own giggles as he splash-dances in Tokyo’s rain, is determined to find the sound the elderly koto players says is her favorite: the elusive sound of “ma,” or silence.
Delicately drawn, elegantly designed ink-and-gouache scenes depict a community of stylishly dressed insects who observe the life cycle of an exotic plant, while readers get to interpret their behavior and unusual language.
Best friends Dani and Ella’s island summer includes the simple joys of childhood along with Dani’s undercurrent of worry about her injured father until “happiness turns up again” in this Swedish import.
What makes a family special? A classroom full of children explore the ways that families are different and alike as they describe their homes with new babies, only children, gay parents, blended families and more.
Lester has a new house and two new daddies but is afraid to sleep alone until Wincka the dog brilliantly solves the problem. Colorful watercolor illustrations add warmth to the story of a child's finding comfort in an adoptive home.