Friday, October 05, 2007

Mock Caldecott: Books to consider/early favorites

The Mock Caldecott committee met today, and here is their current list of favorites for their award:


Deep in the Swamp by Donna M. Bateman, 978-1570915963

Casey Back at Bat by Dan Gutman, 978-0060560256

The Giant of Seville by Dan Andreasen, 978-0810909885

Dog and Bear: two friends, three stories by Laura Vaccaro Seeger, 978-0810909885

Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars by Douglas Florian, 978-0152053727

The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County by Janice Harrington, illus. by Shelley Jackson, 9780374312510

Papa and the Pioneer Quilt by Jean Van Leeuween, illus. by Rebecca Bond, 0803730284

Catching the Moon by Myla Goldberg, illus. by Chris Sheban, 978-0439576864

Nini Here and There by Anita Lobel , 978-0060787677

The Cheese by Margie Palatini, illus. by Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher, 978-0060526306

I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry 978-0803731929

Bow-Wow Bugs-a-Bug by Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash, 978-0152058135

Fred Stays with Me by Nancy Coffelt, illus. by Tricia Tusa, 0316882690

Poor Puppy by Nick Bruel, 978-1596432703

Knuffle Bunny Too: a case of mistaken identity by Mo Willems, 978-1423102991

Leaves by David Erza Stein, 978-0399246364

Magic Rabbit by Annette LeBlanc Cate 978-0763626723

Pssst! by Adam Rex, 978-0152058173

The Apple Pie That Papa Baked by Lauren Thompson, illus. by Jonathan Bean, 978-1416912408

When Dinosaurs Came with Everything by Elise Broach, illus. by David Small, 978-0689869228

Help! : A Story of Friendship by Holly Keller, 978-0061239137

The Wizard by Jack Prelutsky, 978-0061240768

What does all this mean? Although the committee hasn't chosen their top picks yet, their top picks will most likely come from this list. To get a head start on reading, check out these titles. All are available in BCCLS.

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