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1995

Smoky Night

by Bunting, Eve and Diaz, David

When the Los Angeles riots break out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his mother learn the value of getting along with others no matter what their background or nationality. Caldecott Medal winner.

Time Flies

by Rohmann, Eric

John Henry

by Lester, Julius

John Henry is stronger than ten men, and can dig through a mountain faster than a steam drill. Julius Lester's folksy retelling of a popular African-American folk ballad has warmth, tall tale humor, and boundless energy.

Swamp Angel

by Isaacs, Anne and Zelinsky, Paul O.

Swamp Angel can lasso a tornado, and drink an entire lake dry. She single-handedly defeats the fearsome bear known as Thundering Tarnation, wrestling him from the top of the Great Smoky Mountains to the bottom of a deep lake.

1994

Grandfather's Journey

by Say, Allen

A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries. Images and descriptions available.

In the Small, Small Pond

by Fleming, Denise

Coyote: A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest

by Mcdermott, Gerald

Coyote, who has a nose for trouble, insists that the crows teach him how to fly, but the experience ends in disaster for him.

Owen

by Henkes, Kevin

Owen is attached to his fuzzy yellow blanket--and he won't give it up. But when school starts, Owen's mother knows just what to do. Full color. 1994 Caldecott Honor Book.

Peppe the Lamplighter

by Bartone, Elisa

A long time ago when there was no electricity and the streetlamps in Little Italy had to be lit by hand, Peppe lived in a tenement on Mulberry Street. His family was poor, and so, though he was just a boy, he needed to work.

Yo! Yes?

by Raschka, Chris

Two lonely characters, one black and one white, meet on the street and become friend

1993

Mirette On the High Wire

by Mccully, Emily

Mirette learns tightrope walking from Monsieur Bellini, not knowing that he is a celebrated tightrope artist who has withdrawn from performing because of fear

The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

by Scieszka, Jon and Smith, Lane

The entire book, with its unconventional page arrangement and eclectic, frenetic mix of text and picures, is a spoof on the art of book design and the art of the fairy tale.

Seven Blind Mice

by Young, Ed

A Caldecott Honor Book. Summary: Retells in verse the Indian fable of the blind men discovering different parts of an elephant and arguing about its appearance. The illustrations depict the blind arguers as mice.

Working Cotton

by Williams, Sherley Anne

A young black girl relates the daily events of her family's migrant life in the cotton fields of central California.

1992

Tuesday

by Wiesner, David

The unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie. A Caldecott Medal book.

Tar Beach

by Ringgold, Faith

Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on 1939 Harlem.

1991

Black and White

by Macaulay, David

Four stories are told simultaneously, with each double-page spread divided into quadrants. The stories do not necessarily take place at the same moment in time, but are they really one story?

Puss in Boots,

by Arthur, Malcolm

"More More More," Said the Ba

by Williams, Vera B.

1990

Color Zoo

by Ehlert, Lois

The Talking Eggs: A Folktale from the American South

by Souci, Robert D. San

A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.

Bill Peet: An Autobiography

by Peet, Bill

Bill Peet tells his life story, including his years with Disney.

Hershel And The Hanukkah Goblins

by Kimmel, Eric A.

A traveler rids a village synagogue of ghosts. A Caldecott Honor Book.

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China

by Young, Ed

A story about a wolf and 3 children: Shang, Tao, and Paotze.

1989

Song and Dance Man

by Ackerman, Karen

Grandpa demonstrates for his visiting grandchildren some of the songs, dances, and jokes he performed when he was a vaudeville entertainer.

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