Nominated Books

Tiny Green Thumbs

By C.Z. Guest, Illustrated by Loretta Krupinski

In this sweet story, a rabbit named Tiny Bun learns how to grow a garden. His grandmother shows him and Little Mouse what steps are involved and gently explains why each one is necessary. When the garden at last yields the results of their work, they enjoy the fruits of the harvest.

Nominated

2000-2001 Gallery Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Disney-Hyperion

ISBN# 978-0786805167 (PB/HB)

Snow Bear

By Jean George

Bessie and a polar bear cub named Snow Bear play on the ice, while her older brother and the mother bear watch to make sure that everyone is safe.

Nominated

2000-2001 Gallery Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Hyperion Books for Children

ISBN# 978-0439203586 (PB/HB)

Red Berry Wool

By Robyn Eversole

Lalo the lamb wants to have a bright sweater like the one the shepherd boy wears but Lalo has a very hard time washing, spinning, and dyeing his own wool.

Nominated

2000-2001 Gallery Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Albert Whitman & Company

ISBN# 978-0807506547 (PB/HB)

Can You Do This, Old Badger?

By Eve Bunting

Although Old Badger cannot do some things as easily as he used to, he can still teach Little Badger the many things he knows about finding good things to eat and staying safe and happy.

Nominated

2000-2001 Gallery Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by HMH Books for Young Readers

ISBN# 978-0152016548 (PB/HB)

Gingerbread Baby

By Jan Brett

A young boy and his mother bake a gingerbread baby that escapes from their oven and leads a crowd on a chase similar to the one in the familiar tale about a not-so-clever gingerbread man.

Winner

2000-2001 Gallery Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Putnam Juvenile

ISBN# 978-0399234446 (PB)

Harry’s Home

By Catherine and Laurence Anholt

A city boy discovers the pleasures of country living.

Nominated

2000-2001 Gallery Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Farrar Straus Giroux

ISBN# 978-0374328702 (PB/HB)

A Caldecott Celebration

By Leonard S. Marcus

Step into the studios of several acclaimed illustrators and see how their Caldecott Medal-winning books were created. This unique account spans 60 years of picture-book illustration history.

Nominated

2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Walker

ISBN# 0-8027-8656-1 (HB)

Mischief, Mad Mary, And Me

By Dawn Knight

All the kids call the strange old woman Mad Mary, and they steer clear of her. But that doesn’t stop Brit from spying on her, during which time she discovers Mischief!

Nominated

2000-2001 Gallery Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Avon

ISBN# 0-380-73135-5 (PB, HB)