Tuesday, January 01, 2008

2007 Blue Ribbons

The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books has just released their 2007 Blue Ribbons list. Their guide to the "best" of 2007.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Little Rat Makes Music by Monika Bang-Campbell
Prom Dates From Hell by Rosemary Clement-Moore
Remembering Mrs. Rossi by Amy Hest
Tamar by Mal Peet
The Professor's Daughter by Joann Sfar
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
The Arrival by Shaun Tan
Robot Dreams by Sara Varon

*Interesting how several *big* books are missing isn't it? No mention of Invention of Hugo Cabret, Wednesday Wars, or Elijah of Buxton.


The Strongest Man in the World: Louis Cyr by Nicolas Debon
Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine
Houdini the Handcuff King by Jason Lutes
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies by Laura Amy Schlitz
The Wall by Peter Sis

Picture Books

Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts
When Dinosaurs Came With Everything by Elise Broach
Orange Pear Apple Bear by Emily Gravett
Today and Today by Kobayashi Issa
Pictures From Our Vacation by Lynne Rae Perkins
Bad Bears Go Visiting by Daniel Pinkwater
Bittle Tartle in Say Cheese by Michael Townsend
Dog by Matthew Van Fleet
Scaredy Squirrel Makes A Friend by Melanie Watt

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