Reviews and Blog Posts: Caldecott Honor book

A child's calendar

by John Updike

DPL Rating:
4

A Child's Calendar presents a poem and corresponding illustration for each month of the year, great for teaching children about the seasons and the months of the year.  The illustrations, by Caldecott winner Trina Schart Hyman, of multicultural/multiracial families are especially nice for children who don't often see their families...

How I learned geography

by Uri Shulevitz

DPL Rating:
4

Uri Shulevitz was just a young boy in Warsaw, Poland when he and his family fled World War II’s devastation.  They had lost everything in the Warsaw Blitz.  They managed to travel to Turkestan, although they lived in poverty.   This picture book recounts an event that happened during those early...

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