Monday, September 29, 2008

Short List #2!

Here it is -- List #2!

This is the second of four reading lists for this year's Mock Caldecott Discussion and Election at the Allen County Public Library. We'd love to hear what you think about these books. Please leave comments about any of the titles on its blog post. If you would like to suggest a book for the next list, please send an email to Kris Lill at or to Genie Bishop at, or leave a comment.

ACPL Mock Caldecott Nominees - List #2:
  1. Night Running, by Elise Carbone, illustrated by E. B. Lewis

  2. Drive, by Nathan Clement

  3. Cool Daddy Rat, by Kristyn Crow, illustrated by Mike Lester

  4. On the Farm, by David Elliott, illustrated by Holly Meade

  5. Bees, Snails & Peacock Tails, by Betsy Franco, illustrated by Steve Jenkins

  6. The Dog Who Belonged to No One, by Amy Hest, illustrated by Amy Bates

  7. 1, 2, Buckle My Shoe, by Anna Grossnickle Hines

  8. Imaginary Menagerie, by Julie Larios, illustrated by Julie Paschkis

  9. Bye-Bye Crib, by Alison McGhee, illustrated by Ross MacDonald

  10. We Are the Ship, by Kadir Nelson

  11. Bear's Picture, by Daniel Pinkwater, illustrated by D. B. Johnson

  12. Lady Liberty: A Biography, by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Matt Tavares

  13. Jumpy Jack and Googily, by Meg Rosoff, illustrated by Sophie Blackall

  14. Wild Boars Cook, by Meg Rosoff, illustrated by Sophie Blackall

  15. Silent Music: The Story of Baghdad, by James Rumford

  16. How I Learned Geography, by Uri Shulevitz

  17. Madam President, by Lane Smith

  18. Boogie Knights, by Lisa Wheeler, illustrated by Mark Siegel

  19. Steel Town, by Jonah Winter, illustrated by Terry Widener

The actual Mock Caldecott Election will take place on Saturday, January 10th from 9am to 1pm at the Main Library. We'd love to have you join us! Click here to register online. If you can't make it to Fort Wayne in January, please comment on the blog. All comments will be considered during the Mock Election Program.

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