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When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.  Caldecott Medal Winner, 2005

Winner of the 2005 Caldecott Medal. When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.

Spark and All: Mirette on the High Wire (activities and ideas)

Mirette on the high wire, Emily Arnold McCully, Caldecott Medal Winner 1993

Don't have it...need it:)

A Thai Lullaby: Minfong Ho, Holly Meade. A Thai lullaby with rhythmic, repetitive language and images of rural life in Thailand.

Kids learn about the art of waiting in a lovely new picture book by Kevin Henkes.

Waiting by Kevin Henkes teaches kids the art of patience

What are you waiting for? An owl, a puppy, a bear, a rabbit, and a pig—all toys arranged on a child's windowsill—wait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by the New York Times–bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes.

The Hello, Goodbye Window lessons and activities.

The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster, Illustrated by Chris Raschka - 2006 Caldecott Medal Winner. Original artwork available at the R.

A Chinese point of view on Little Red-Riding Hood. Great way to incorporate different cultures into the classroom.

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young

Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China. Philomel Books, 32 p. Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf disguised as their grandmother.

2009 Caldecott Award - The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson, Beth Krommes (Illustrator)

Paul poet and children's book author Susan Marie Swanson wrote the book that won this year's prestigious Caldecott Medal for best picture book. The illustrator is Beth Krommes of New Hampshire. The book is called "The House in the Night.

Many Moons by James Thurber

Many Moons

1944 Caldecott Award - Many Moons by James Thurber, Louis Slobodkin (Illustrator)

I love the sun-drenched illustrations of this Italian Renaissance-set Rapunzel retelling

1998 - Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky - A retelling of a folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress.

Mr. Wuffles! / David Wiesner. For more information visit www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.

Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs.

Black and White (Caldecott Medal Book)

Black and White (Caldecott Medal Book)

Drummer Hoff #Aladdin

Winner of the 1968 Caldecott Medal. A cumulative folk song in which seven soldiers build a magnificent cannon, but Drummer Hoff fires it off. (my favorite book to check-out of the library when I was a little girl)

Locomotive (Caldecott Medal Book) by Brian Floca http://smile.amazon.com/dp/1416994157/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_9OKQtb0QC6Y98NY0

Locomotive: Brian Floca: Books should be real and bought at book stores. Newest Caldecott winner!