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.
A new television almost ruins Chloe's cherished after-dinner family time with her parents and 20 siblings. White space highlights the pen and pastels in each bunny's clothes when they all discover an interactive entertainment that interests them much more than sitting quietly.
Young, old, disabled, healthy, black, white gather to march on Washington at Lincoln Memorial with Dr. King in this simple story illustrated with pencil outlines on textured colors. Backmatter offers dates and facts about this pivotal period in history.
Frogs eat flies, and six silly stories with simple text for beginning readers with comic-style illustrations introduce a frog staying faithful to its nature. But then frog meets bear, and bear likes tasty frogs. . . .
Fascinated by the ducks in a nearby pond, a little girl recounts their day from dawn to dusk. Mallard duck facts cleverly embedded in these beautifully and accurately-rendered mixed-media illustrations backed with ample white space will delight young animal lovers.
A zebra referee oversees a procession of alphabet letters, beginning with “apple,” presenting themselves on stage. Moose, unable to wait his turn, first interrupts “D.” Mixed-media highlight Moose’s antics through the alphabet, especially after Mouse has been chosen for “M.”
Vibrant acrylic paint and colored pencils reveal Magpie's determination to collect and hoard every item he finds from marble to tooth brush. Hand-lettered concepts including "nothing," "something," "way too much," and "enough" trace his progress from empty to overflowing nest and back again.
Annabelle's box of multi-colored yarn miraculously contains enough for her to knit sweaters for every person and thing in her cold little town until an evil archduke steals the box. What will happen? Gouache colors brighten the inky illustrations with each new item.
Gentle poetic prose complements woodblock and pencil illustrations that show just how long three weeks can be for a young gardener and his companions—dog, rabbit, and turtle—waiting for green seeds to sprout out of a brown world.
Richly-colored photographs magnify the world of tiny insects such as a disguised praying mantis and a luminous katydid to furnish a stage for this gentle poem about the wonder of these small creatures. Backmatter adds information about each insect pictured.