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, email@example.com, 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.
A boy clothed in leaves journeys from one “tribe of kids” (goats) to another (children) in a series of funny and poignant interactions with groups of animals and things, portrayed in finely textured paintings. In a joyful, Pan-like conclusion the child finds a home at last.
A father tells his son the meanings behind his various tattoos. India ink and soft cool watercolors depict a father, mother, and son while vivid warm colors enliven the memories represented by the tattoos.
Moving to a new home is not easy for Peter and his dog, Harold. This story of friendship, fear and loneliness is told beautifully with striking illustrations and only the words that are necessary to tell the tale.
Elmore Green's idyllic life as an only child changes overnight when the new small person arrives. The child's perspective is perfectly captured with expressive, child centered illustrations and large, flowing text.