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A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams by Jen Bryan

All the Water in the World by George Ella Lyon. Illustrated by Katherine Tillotson (Atheneum/Richard Jackson, 2011) - Study Guide (PDF file)

Amazing Faces by Lee Bennett Hopkins and illlustrated by Chris Soentpiet

An epic poem inspired by Kathryn Lasky's The Librarian Who Measured the Earth 

An epic poem inspired by Marlene Targ Brill's Marshall "Major" Taylor: World Champion Bicyclist, 1899-1901

Artists in Pam Muñoz Ryan's Paint the Wind

Author/Illustrator Focus: Colin Bootman - Cupboard of Ideas

Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet

Banjo Granny by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Bill Martin Jr Big Book of Poetry — illustrator index

Celebrating Library Sparks (anniversary) 2003 - September 2012

Chicken Joy on Redbean Road by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Christmas in the Trenches by John McCutcheon

Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial  by Penny Colman

Cycle of Rice- Cycle of Life:  A Story of Sustainable Farming by Jan Reynolds

Gold! Gold from the American River!: January 24, 1848, the Day the Gold Rush Began by Don Brown.

Great Biographies of Great Men and Women (A Selected List from 2006)

Here Lies Linc by Delia Ray (Random House, 2011; Yearling, 2012 pb)

I, Vivaldi by Janice Shefelman, illustrated by Tom Shefelman (Eerdman, 2008)

John Tenniel's illustrations for Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky."

More Reading for Those Who Love Mysteries--The Secret of the Sealed Room: A Mystery of Young Benjamin Franklin by Bailey MacDonald

More Reading for Those Who Love Sophie Simon Solves Them All by Lisa Graff

Muddy as a Duck Puddle and Other American Similies by Laurie Lawlor

Mule Train Mail by Craig Brown

Our White Houseby the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance. (Candlewick Press, 2008)

Prairie Thief by Melissa Wiley. (Margaret K. McElderry, 2012)

Saltypie? A Choctaw Journey from Darkness into Light by Tim Tingle

Science Magic -- a few tricks and books too.

Silent Star: The Story of Deaf Major Leaguer William Hoy by Bill Wise

Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Jacobson

Sports Books and Other Connections — Featuring books by Fred Bowen and others.

Sweethearts of Rhythm: The Story of the Greatest All-Girl Swing Band in the World by Marilyn Nelson

Templates for creating an innovative collective book based on Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr.  Illustrated by Eric Carle. (Henry Holt, 1967; 2007 40th Anniv ed.).

The Chiru of High Tibet by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

The Many Faces of George Washington: Remaking A Presidential Icon by Carla Killough McClafferty

Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Anna Harwell Celenz

Walking Home to Rosie Lee by A. LaFaye and illustrated by Keith D. Shepherd

Where Do Birds Live? by Claudia McGehee

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