Crown Nominated Books

You’re a Brave Man, Julius Zimmerman

By Claudia Mills

Not only has Julius agreed to baby-sit a three-year-old for the summer, he is also taking an intensive French course. Since Julius doesn’t even like to read, he may have bitten off more that he can chew!

Honor

2001-2002 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by FSG

ISBN# 0-374-38708-7 (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)

Black Whiteness

By Robert Burleigh

Admiral Richard Byrd stayed alone on the continent of Antarctica for almost six months in 1934. He battled the elements, the loneliness, and an illness that nearly killed him, all the while continuing to record his scientific observations.

Nominated

2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Atheneum

ISBN# 0-689-81299-X (PB, HB)

Destination: Jupiter

By Seymour Simon

With clear text and vivid photographs, Seymour Simon sheds light on the many mysteries of Jupiter, the fifth, and largest planet in our solar system. The spacecraft Galileo is and has been sending back information since 1995.

Nominated

2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Morrow

ISBN# 0-688-15620-7 (HB)

Eye Of The Storm

By Stephen Kramer

Storm chaser Warren Fraidley discusses the techniques, dangers, and difficulties of photographing lightning, tornadoes, and hurricanes. He gives tips on storm safety and the glossary includes a bibliography.

Nominated

2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Putnam

ISBN# 0-399-23029-7 (PB, HB)

In The Forest With The Elephants

By R. Smith & M. Schmidt

Myanmar is the only country in Asia that still can boast a healthy elephant population. Thousands roam in the wild there, and thousands more work with humans to harvest valuable wood.

Nominated

2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Gulliver Green

ISBN# 0-15-201289-3 (PB, HB)

Lass

By Roland Gebauer

Based on a true story, Lessons From a Sheepdog, by Phillip Keller, this account tells how he rescues Lass from an unhappy life in the city. Lass learns to trust and to become the great dog she was created to be.

Nominated

2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Tommy Nelson

ISBN# 0-8499-1449-3 (HB)

Lucy’s Wish

By Joan L. Nixon

It’s 1866, and ten-year-old Lucy Grigg’s mother has just died, leaving Lucy alone on the streets of New York City. She learns about a group that sends orphans out west to new homes, and hopefully, a new, loving family—maybe even a little sister.

Honor

2000-2001 Crown Award

Reading Level: 0.0

Published by Delacorte

ISBN# 0-385-32293-3 (HB)