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Award winners 2000-2009
The House in the Night
Call Number: PZ 7 .S96 Ho 2008
2009 WINNER: Written by Susan Marie Swanson; illustrated by Beth Krommes. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
Dramatic pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home.
The Invention of Hugo Cabret: a novel in words and pictures
Call Number: PZ 7 .S465 Inv 2007
2008 WINNER: Written and illustrated by Brian Selznick. Published By Scholastic Press.
When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.
Call Number: PZ 7 .W6367 Fl 2006
2007 WINNER: Written and illustrated by David Wiesner. Published by Clarion.
The story of what happens when a camera becomes a piece of flotsam.
The Hello, Goodbye Window
Call Number: PZ 7 .J984 He 2005
2006 WINNER: Written by Norton Juster; illustrated by Chris Raschka. Published by Hyperion Books for Children.
A little girl describes the magic kitchen window in her grandparents' home.
Kitten's First Full Moon
Call Number: PZ 7 .H389 Ki 2004
2005 WINNER: Illustrated by Kevin Henkes. Published by Greenwillow Books.
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by
Call Number: PZ 7 .G47 Ma 2003
2004 WINNER: Illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein. Published by Roaring Brook Press.
A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers.
My Friend Rabbit
Call Number: PZ 7 .R6413 My 2002
2003 WINNER: Illustrated by Eric Rohmann. Published by Roaring Brook Press.
Something always seems to go wrong when Rabbit is around, but Mouse lets him play with his toy plane anyway because he is his good friend.
The Three Pigs
Call Number: PZ 7 .W6367Th 2001
2002 WINNER: Illustrated by David Wiesner. Published by Clarion Books.
The three pigs escape the wolf by going into another world where they meet the cat and the fiddle, the cow that jumped over the moon, and a dragon.
So You Want to Be President?
Call Number: PZ 7 .S699 So 2000
2001 WINNER: Written by Judith St. George; illustrated by David Small. Published by Philomel Books.
Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U.S. presidents, from George Washington to Bill Clinton.
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Call Number: PZ 7 .T32 Jo 1999
2000 WINNER: Illustrated by Simms Taback. Published by Viking.
A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments.