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AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION : AWARD WINNING CHILDREN'S BOOKS

The American Library Association (ALSC) recognizes excellence in children's books by bestowing awards to authors, illustrators, and others each year.

2015 CALDECOTT HONOR

NANA IN THE CITY

Author and Illustrator:  Lauren Castillo

A young boy spends an overnight visit with his nana and is frightened to find that the city where she lives is filled with noise and crowds and scary things. But then Nana makes him a special cape to help him be brave, and soon the everyday sights, sounds, and smells of the city are not scary—but wonderful.   Amazon

2015 CALDECOTT HONOR

VIVA FRIDA

Author and Illustrator:  Yuyi Morales

Frida Kahlo, one of the world's most famous and unusual artists is revered around the world. Her life was filled with laughter, love, and tragedy, all of which influenced what she painted on her canvases.   Yuyi Morales illuminates Frida's life and work in this lovely book.