2016 NCTE Children's Book Awards: Orbis Pictus - On Saturday, November 21st at the National Council of Teachers (NCTE) Annual Conference, the winners for the Orbis Pictus Award were announced. If you missed the announcement, here are the winners. Check out the site for a list of recommended books as well.
Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras by Duncan Tonatiuh (Abrams, August 2015)
Growing Up Pedro by Matt Taveras (Candlewick, February 2015)
Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France by Mara Rockliff; Illustrated by Iacopo Bruno (Candlewick, March 2015)
Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova by Laurel Snyder; Illustrated by Julie Morstad (Chronicle Books, August 2015)
Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (HMH Books for Young Readers, August 2015)
And another fabulous list of books:
There are 50 books on this list and I will be coming back to highlight favorites and ones I missed but want to read.
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