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.
Spirited third-grader Clementine, unhappy that a substitute has replaced her beloved Mr. D’Matz, launches a plan to sabotage his planned trip to Egypt and bring him back to the classroom. Deft line drawings blend humor and poignancy in this third installment.
Delicate watercolor pastels illustrate four short chapters in which a much older brother guides and supports his chatty, curious little sister through their days as they share picnics, canoe trips, and even bee stings.
In the 1930s, when Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created the first comic book superhero, no one knew then how Superman would grab hold of the American imagination. Don’t miss the afterword to find out what happened next.
What can one person do? This inspirational picture book biography answers that question by showing how Wangari Maathai, recipient of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize, led others to plant three million trees and reforest the arid soil of Kenya.
Independent-minded Alice Roosevelt, Teddy’s irrepressible daughter, defied convention and did what she liked. Cartoon illustrations capture Alice’s exuberant refusal to conform to the expectations the world had for a president’s daughter.
Oops! When a boy’s father unfairly declares Scrubbing Brush unfit as a toy and replaces it with dimwitted Turbodog, Traction Man must brave the trash and the evil Bin-Things to rescue his pal in this inventively illustrated sequel.
Die-cuts, nibbled pages, collage, dictionary definitions, and a fold-out "Visitors' Map of the Isle of Fright" illustrate Little Mouse's long list of phobias inviting children to think or even laugh about their own worries.
Moxy, the queen of procrastination, is back, and this time, she's putting off writing her Christmas thank-you notes. Will her schemes to shortcut the process cost her a trip to see her absent father in Hollywood?
Eamon’s stay at his grandparents’ home is improved enormously by having his best friend James along. Boisterous illustrations convey the humor of two boys doing exactly what they want to do in this celebration of friendship.