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					South Carolina Picture Book
     Award Nominees

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             2011-2012
14 Cows for America
by Carmen Agra Deedy

   Presents an
    illustrated tale of a
    gift of fourteen cows
    given by the Maasai
    people of Kenya to
    the U.S. as a gesture
    of comfort and
    friendship in the
    wake of the attacks
    of September 11,
    2001.
About Penguins : a Guide for Children
by Cathryn P. Sill



                      An introduction
                      to the physical
                      characteristics,
                      behavior, and
                      habitats of
                      penguins.
All the World
By Elizabeth Garton Scanlon


                         This book follows
                          a group of family
                          members and
                          friends through the
                          course of a day as
                          they learn the
                          importance of all
                          things great and
                          small.
Back of the Bus
by Aaron Reynolds

 From the back of
 the bus, an African
 American child
 watches the arrest
 of Rosa Parks.
Bridget's Beret
by Tom Lichtenheld


                        When Bridget
                         loses the beret
                         that provides her
                         with artistic
                         inspiration like
                         other great artists,
                         she thinks she will
                         never be able to
                         draw again.
Frankie Works the Night Shift
by Lisa Westberg Peters


   In this counting
    book, Frankie the
    cat's night prowling
    causes a ruckus,
    waking sleeping
    neighbors who do
    not share Frankie's
    love of the "night
    shift."
           The Hair of Zoe
Fleefenbacher Goes to School
by Laurie Halse Anderson


   A young girl's
    talented but
    untamed tresses do
    not impress her
    strict first-grade
    teacher, who has
    rules for everything,
    including hair.
The Hallelujah Flight
by Phil Bildner


                     In 1932, James Banning,
                      along with his co-pilot
                      Thomas Allen, make
                      history by becoming the
                      first African-Americans
                      to fly across the United
                      States, relying on the
                      generosity of people
                      they meet in the towns
                      along the way who help
                      keep their "flying jalopy"
                      going.
Hot Rod Hamster!
by Cynthia Lord


   A hamster, with
    the help of a
    canine junkyard
    dealer and his
    mouse assistants,
    builds a hot rod
    and drives it in a
    race against some
    very large dogs.
Jackson and Bud's Bumpy Ride : America's
First Cross-Country Automobile Trip
by Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff


                         Tells the story of
                          the first cross-
                          country
                          automobile trip in
                          1903 by Dr.
                          Horatio Jackson
                          and mechanic
                          Sewall J. Crocker.
Let's Do Nothing!
by Tony Fucile


   Young friends Frankie
    and Sal, believing they
    have "done it all,"
    decide to do nothing for
    a while, but Frankie
    has a little trouble with
    the concept and it is
    not long before the
    boys realize there is no
    way to do nothing.
LMNO Peas
by Keith Baker


                  Busy little peas
                  introduce their
                  favorite
                  occupations,
                  from astronaut
                  to zoologist.
         Miss Brooks Loves
Books! (and I don't)
by Barbara Bottner


   A first-grade girl--who
    does not like to read-
    -stubbornly resists
    her school librarian's
    efforts to convince
    her to love books
    until she finds one
    that might change
    her mind.
My Garden
by Kevin Henkes


                     After helping her
                      mother weed, water,
                      and chase the rabbits
                      from their garden, a
                      young girl imagines her
                      dream garden complete
                      with jellybean bushes,
                      chocolate rabbits, and
                      tomatoes the size of
                      beach balls.
Panda Kindergarten
by Joanne Ryder

   Photographs and text
    follow sixteen panda
    cubs at the Wolong
    Nature Preserve, where
    they are raised and
    observed by scientists
    and workers while they
    learn survival skills that
    will allow them to be re-
    released into the wild.
Ready for Anything!
By Keiko Kasza



                    Raccoon is nervous
                     about all of the
                     things that could
                     spoil a picnic, from
                     bees to dragons,
                     until Duck convinces
                     him that surprises
                     can be fun.
Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth!
by Sarah Weeks


A disgruntled
 big sister
 reveals
 unpleasant facts
 about babies.
         Testing the Ice : A True
Story About Jackie Robinson
by Sharon Robinson


   As a testament to his
    courage, Jackie
    Robinson's daughter
    shares memories of
    him, from his
    baseball career to
    the day he tests the
    ice for her, her
    brothers, and their
    friends.
Under the Snow
by Melissa Stewart



                      Describes  how
                      different animals
                      survive the long,
                      cold winter
                      months
We're All in the Same Boat
by Zachary Shapiro


   After being on the
    ark for months and
    months, the ants get
    antsy, the bees
    bored, and the
    llamas livid, and
    Noah must find a
    way to make
    everyone get along.
Happy Reading!




    Thank you Follett’s Titlewave for the use
    of the book cover pictures and text.

				
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