Flora & Ulysses: the Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamilio is the winner of the 2014 John Newberry Award. Follow the adventures of Flora Belle Buckman and Ulysses, a squirrel with amazing strength and intelligence, as they begin an incredible friendship. This book is recommended for 3rd Grade and older.
Locomotive by Brian Floca is the winner of the 2014 Randolph Caldecott Award. Travel back in time with beautiful and majestic illustrations that detail what it was like to travel by train in the 1860’s. Brian Floca perfectly captures a beloved era of travel by railroad with his illustrations. Readers, both young and old, will enjoy this book.
The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli is the winner of the 2014 Theodore S. Geisel Award. Have you ever wondered what might happen if you swallow a black watermelon seed? In this charming and humorous tale, one crocodile will face his worst fear and find out exactly what DOES happen when you swallow a seed. This book is perfect to read for young children and beginning readers who love silly stories.
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