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Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award (2019)

Created by 49th Teachers
  • Age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: marilyn baillie award, awards, picture books, award nominees
The shortlist for the $20,000 2019 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award.

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Africville

by Shauntay Grant, illustrated by Eva Campbell
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: prejudice & racism, poetry (see also stories in verse)

Winner of the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration
Finalist for a Governor General’s Literary Award, Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books
Finalist for a Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Books Award

When a young girl visits the site of Africville, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the stories she’s heard from he …

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Mustafa

illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: emigration & immigration, friendship, emotions & feelings, new experience

Boston Globe, Best 2018 Books for Children
TD Canadian Children's Literature Award Finalist

Mustafa and his family traveled a long way to reach their new home. Some nights Mustafa dreams about the country he used to live in, and he wakes up not knowing where he is. Then his mother takes him out to the balcony to see the moon — the same moon as in …

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The Funeral

by Matt James
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: death & dying, emotions & feelings, new experience

A New York Times / New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children’s Book
New York Public Library Best Books for Kids
Ezra Jack Keats Award Honor Winner

Norma and her parents are going to her great-uncle Frank’s funeral, and Norma is more excited than sad. She is looking forward to playing with her favorite cousin, Ray, but when she arrives at …

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They Say Blue

illustrated by Jillian Tamaki
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: colors, imagination & play, seasons

Winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award, Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books

New York Public Library Best Books for Kids 2018

Caldecott and Printz Honor-winning illustrator Jillian Tamaki brings us a poetic exploration of colour and nature from a young child’s point of view. They Say Blue follows a young girl as she contem …