Thursday, November 29, 2007

Hornbook Fanfare '08

Hornbook Fanfare time...

Picture Books
At Night by Jonathan Bean
The Chicken Chasing Queen of Lamar County (!!!! So excited to see this one!)
A Good Day by Kevin Henkes
Pictures From Our Vacation by Lynne Rae Perkins
First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
The Arrival by Shaun Tan

The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-Time Indian (Not a surprise, is it???)
Becca at Sea by Deidre Baker
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful To You by Peter Cameron (I'm in the middle of this one)
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis (!!!)
Red Spikes by Margo Lanagan
A Darkling Plain by Philip Reeve
The Invention of Hugo Cabret (Again, something that's expected)
The New Policeman by Kate Thompson

Beowulf James Rumford
Bearskinner by Laura Amy Schlitz

Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars: Space Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian
Tap Dancing on the Roof by Linda Sue Park

May I Pet Your Dog by Stephanie Calmenson
Who Was First? Discovering the Americas by Russell Freedman (I reviewed this one not too long ago)
The Wall by Peter Sis

-----The surprising thing to me is that this is yet another 'big' list OVERLOOKING the brilliance of The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt. Really??? What were they thinking????

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