Please note that three of our exceptional members are on the ALSC section of the American Library Association Ballot that should have been received by all ALA members. Kathie Meizer is on the ballot for ALSC Board, Theresa Cain is on the ballot for the Caldecott Committee and Sandra Eklund is on the ballot for the Newbery Committee.
REMINDER : We are now closing the agenda TWO WEEKS before the meeting. Therefore, March 9 at midnight is the last day to nominate titles for the March 24 meeting. At the March meeting, all titles will be on the agenda that were published in January and February.
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.
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.
Winter time is rest-time for farms when instead of donning pajamas, vegetables are harvested, wood is stacked and equipment is put away for a long winter’s nap. Beautiful folk-art inspired illustrations pair perfectly with this quiet, soothing book.
Did you know farms get sleepy too? But instead of putting on pajamas and being read a bedtime story vegetables are harvested, wood is stacked and equipment is put away. This quiet and beautifully illustrated picture book shows the reader exactly how to tuck in a farm for a long (yawn!) winter's nap. Melisa Bailey (Ages 0-7.)
Though his adored dad is called Thunder Boy, his son would like a name of his own in this universal story of celebrating one's own individuality and personality. Delightful, energetic illustrations bring to life the boy's wonderful imagination and warmly embracing family.
A lost and found game between Grandpa and Sophie highlights a loving relationship between the little girl and the disabled veteran. Readers are offered a challenging game of hidden pictures through the detailed pencil and watercolor illustrations.