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Up to Seven

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.

HARE AND TORTOISE

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Murray
Author's First Name: 
Alison
Publisher: 
Candlewick
Publication Month: 
May
Publication Date: 
2016

 “I may be slow, but watch me go,” says Tortoise in this brisk and funny contemporary retelling of the classic tale complete with sports announcer voice-overs and lively digital art. 

TWO MICE

two mice
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Ruzzier
Author's First Name: 
Sergio
Publisher: 
HMH (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Count up from one to three and then back down in this delightful adventure for beginning readers.

LENNY & LUCY

Lenny & Lucy
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Stead
Author's First Name: 
Philip C.
Illustrator's First Name: 
Erin E.
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Stead
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Neal Porter/Roaring Brook)
Publication Date: 
2015

 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.

THE NEW SMALL PERSON

Siblings on a staircase with toys and a jellybean
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Child
Author's First Name: 
Lauren
Publisher: 
Candlewick
Publication Date: 
2015

 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.

THE MOON IS GOING TO ADDY'S HOUSE

The Moon is going to Addy's House
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Pearle
Author's First Name: 
Ida
Publisher: 
Penguin (Dial/Random House)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Beautiful illustrations and a comforting bedtime story capture a child's fascination with the moon and will have children dreaming about dancing with the moon.

FIRE ENGINE NO. 9

fire engine no 9
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Austin
Author's First Name: 
Mike
Publisher: 
Penguin (Random House)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Firefighters jump into Fire Engine No. 9 and race to battle a blaze. Dynamic words, bold text and vibrant illustrations convey action, energy and danger.

MR. POSTMOUSE'S ROUNDS

Mr. Postmouse's Rounds
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Dubuc
Author's First Name: 
Marianne
Publisher: 
Kids Can Press
Publication Date: 
2015

Readers follow a "post-mouse" through his daily deliveries to a variety of animals (real and imaginary), each with its own unique home and habitat shown in highly detailed illustrations.

Flutter and Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido: Animal Poems / Poemas de Animales

Flutter & Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido cover art
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Paschkis
Author's First Name: 
Julie
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
Publication Month: 
August
Publication Date: 
2015
The splendor of the animal kingdom and human language (English and Spanish) come together in this collection of poetry that will please children and adults alike. The simple yet descriptive language conveys an understanding of each animal while being accessible to young children. The illustrations unify the English and Spanish versions of the poems. The gouache medium and choice of colors and hues give the book a vibrant, Latin feel.

Flutter and Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido: Animal Poems / Poemas de Animales

Flutter & Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido cover art
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Paschkis
Author's First Name: 
Julie
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
Publication Month: 
August
Publication Date: 
2015
The splendor of the animal kingdom and human language (English and Spanish) come together in this collection of poetry that will please children and adults alike. The simple yet descriptive language conveys an understanding of each animal while being accessible to young children. The illustrations unify the English and Spanish versions of the poems. The gouache medium and choice of colors and hues give the book a vibrant, Latin feel.

Flutter and Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido: Animal Poems / Poemas de Animales

Flutter & Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido cover art
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Paschkis
Author's First Name: 
Julie
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
Publication Month: 
August
Publication Date: 
2015
The splendor of the animal kingdom and human language (English and Spanish) come together in this collection of poetry that will please children and adults alike. The simple yet descriptive language conveys an understanding of each animal while being accessible to young children. The illustrations across each layout unify the English and Spanish versions of the poems. The gouache medium and choice of colors and hues give the book a vibrant, Latin feel.
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