Showing posts with label Elementary School Picture Book. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Elementary School Picture Book. Show all posts

Thursday, March 18, 2010

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) by Barbara Kerley


"According to Susy, people were... well, just plain wrong about her papa."

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Summary: Thirteen-year-old Susy Clemens wants the world to know that her papa, Mark Twain, is more than just a humorist and sets out to write a comprehensive biography of the American icon.

Publisher: Scholastic Press; unpaged.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Pale Male - Citizen Hawk of New York City by Janet Schulman

"One crisp autumn day in 1991, a red-tailed hawk flew across the Hudson River from New Jersey."

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Abstract: A red tail hawk and his mate build their nest near the top of a Fifth Avenue apartment building and bird watchers gather hoping to see the chicks in the nest.

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; unpaged

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Night Running by Elisa Carbone, illustrated by E. B. Lewis


"Zeus sat looking sad and droopy as an old mule."

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LC CIP Summary: A runaway slave makes a daring escape to freedom with the help of his faithful hunting dog, Zeus. Based on the true story of James Smith's journey from Virginia to Ohio in the mid-1800s.

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; unpaged (Alternate spellings of this award include: Newberry, Newbury, & Newbary)