From the creator of Moonshot comes a rich and detailed sensory exploration of America's early railroads. These pages come alive with the details of the trip and the sounds, speed, and strength of the mighty locomotives of the 19th century.
Caldecott Medal 2014
most distinguished American picture book
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
Award Web Site: Caldecott Medal
In this wordless book, a friendship develops between a girl named Flora and a graceful flamingo, as they learn to dance together.
Using a red marker, a young girl draws a door on her bedroom wall and through it enters another world where she experiences many adventures, including being captured by an evil emperor.