2009 Caldecott Medal and Honor Books

2009 Caldecott Medal and Honor Books
The House in the Night Cover Image
By Susan Marie Swanson, Beth Krommes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780618862443
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 2008

2009 Caldecott Medal Winner

A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home in this Caldecott Medal-winning bedtime book for young children. Naming nighttime things that are both comforting and intriguing to preschoolers--a key, a bed, the moon--this timeless book illuminates a reassuring order to the universe.


A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780152060206
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Published: Harcourt Children's Books - March 2008

When James and Eamon go to a week of Nature Camp and stay at Eamon's grandparents' house, it turns out that their free time spent staying inside, eating waffles, and playing video games is way more interesting than nature. But sometimes things work out best when they don't go exactly as planned.


How I Learned Geography Cover Image
By Uri Shulevitz, Uri Shulevitz (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374334994
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - April 1st, 2008

Having fled from war in their troubled homeland, a boy and his family are living in poverty in a strange country. Food is scarce, so when the boy's father brings home a map instead of bread for supper, at first the boy is furious. But when the map is hung on the wall, it floods their cheerless room with color.


A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams Cover Image
By Jen Bryant, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$17.50
ISBN: 9780802853028
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - August 2008

2009 Caldecott Honor Book
An ALA Notable Book
A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book
A Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book
NCTE Notable Children's Book