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Seven to Ten

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LOST IN NYC: A SUBWAY ADVENTURE

New York City with cutaway view including subway
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Spiegelman
Author's First Name: 
Nadia
Illustrator's First Name: 
Sergio
Illustrator's Last Name: 
García Sánchez
Publisher: 
TOON Books
Publication Date: 
2015

 In graphic novel format, the author and illustrator cleverly weave facts about the New York subway with a story about making new friends. Detailed illustrations packed with people and buildings convey the frenetic pace and scale of the city.

TRICKY VIC: THE IMPOSSIBLY TRUE STORY OF THE MAN WHO SOLD THE EIFFEL TOWER

Tricky Vic cover
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Pizzoli
Author's First Name: 
Greg
Publisher: 
Penguin (Viking)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Count Victor Lustig swindled aristocrats with plots including a fake auction of the Eiffel Tower's metal. Clever mixed-media artwork evokes the gangster 1920s and ‘30s, and side panels highlight facts and topics for further reading.

THE DEATH OF THE HAT: A BRIEF HISTORY OF POETRY IN 50 OBJECTS

The Death of the Hat
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Janeczko
Author's First Name: 
Paul B.
Illustrator's First Name: 
Chris
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Raschka
Publisher: 
Candlewick
Publication Date: 
2015

 Watercolor illustrations accompany fifty poems from across history and around the world that describe and celebrate familiar, tangible things and the intangible but lasting effect of poetry.

WANGARI MAATHAI: THE WOMAN WHO PLANTED MILLIONS OF TREES

Wangari Maathai
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Prévot
Author's First Name: 
Franck
Illustrator's First Name: 
Aurélia
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Fronty
Publisher: 
Charlesbridge
Publication Date: 
2015

 Dramatic, stylized artwork depicts the ecological and political contributions of Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai, whose tree-planting initiatives were rooted in the sociopolitical atmosphere of colonial and newly independent Kenya.

MY PEN

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Myers
Author's First Name: 
Christopher
Publisher: 
Disney (Hyperion)
Publication Date: 
2015

 A sketchbook of dramatic pen and ink illustrations comes alive as a young boy whose boundless imagination invites readers to let their own imaginations run wild.

GORDON PARKS: HOW THE PHOTOGRAPHER CAPTURED BLACK AND WHITE AMERICA

Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Weatherford
Author's First Name: 
Carole Boston
Illustrator's First Name: 
Jamey
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Christoph
Publisher: 
Albert Whitman
Publication Date: 
2015
2017 Nomination (not yet selected): 

Gordon Parks is a biography about his early life and how he came across the field of photography. The pictures are excellent and are paired with simple sentences great for early grade nonfiction. The pictures are very realistic, and in my opinion the pictures could stand alone. Ages 7-10 Nominated by Stephanie Jarvais

WINNIE: THE TRUE STORY OF THE BEAR WHO INSPIRED WINNIE-THE-POOH

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Walker
Author's First Name: 
Sally M.
Illustrator's First Name: 
Jonathan D.
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Voss
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Nostalgic watercolor illustrations and photographs accompany this straightforward biography of the orphaned bear cub, Winnie, purchased in Ontario by a World War I soldier from Winnipeg and left at the London Zoo.

WHALE TRAILS: BEFORE AND NOW

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Clline-Ransome
Author's First Name: 
Lesa
Illustrator's First Name: 
G. Brian
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Karas
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
Publication Date: 
2015

 A young girl of color, the first mate on her family’s sightseeing boat, explains the exciting and diverse history of human pursuit of whales—hunting in the past and watching in the present. Includes plenty of facts and detailed drawings.

EMMANUEL'S DREAM: THE TRUE STORY OF EMMANUEL OFOSU YEBOAH

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Thompson
Author's First Name: 
Laurie Ann
Illustrator's First Name: 
Sean
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Qualls
Publisher: 
Penguin (Schwartz & Wade/Random House)
Publication Date: 
2015
2017 Nomination (not yet selected): 

s native Ghana and reflective of his personality, bring Emmanuel's impressive biography full-circle. Seven to Ten. Anne Womack

WATER ROLLS, WATER RISES; EL AQUA RUEDA, EL AQUA SUBE

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Mora
Author's First Name: 
Pat
Illustrator's First Name: 
Meilo
Illustrator's Last Name: 
So
Publisher: 
Children's Book Press
Publication Date: 
2014

Here is a global celebration of water as it splashes, ripples and flows in all its forms and glory. The language, in English and Spanish, is as vibrant, poetic and powerful as the illustrations of the rivers, steams and canals progressing through the seasons.

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