Category Archives: Use of Onomatopoeia

The Rooster Prince of Breslov – Written by Ann Redisch Stampler and Illustrated by Eugene Yelchin

The Rooster Prince of Breslov, Written by Ann Redisch Stampler and Illustrated by Eugene Yelchin, 2010, Boston, MA: Clarion Books. 9780618989744. Age Range: 6-10 years. No Author Website. Illustrator Website: http://www.eugeneyelchinbooks.com/ Media Used: Illustrations were executed in graphite and gouache on … Continue reading

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Thoreau at Walden – Written and Illustrated by John Porcellino

Thoreau at Walden, Written and Illustrated by John Porcellino, 2008, 99 p., New York: Hyperion. 9781423100386. Age Range: 10-14 years. Awards: Best Fiction for Young Adults: 2009, Capitol Choices: 2009, Kirkus Best Young Adult Books: 2008. Author Website: http://www.king-cat.net/index.html Annotation:  Using … Continue reading

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Red Sings From Treetops – Written by Joyce Sidman and Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski

Red Sings From Treetops, Written by Joyce Sidman and Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, 2009, 32 p., Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. 9780547014944. Age Range: 6-10 years. Author Website: http://www.joycesidman.com/ Illustrator Website: http://www.atthegallery.com/artists/zagarenski.html Awards: ALA Notable Children’s Books: 2010, Booklist … Continue reading

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And Tango Makes Three – Written by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell and Illustrated by Henry Cole

And Tango Makes Three, Written by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell and Illustrated by Henry Cole, 2005, 32 p., New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 9780689878459. Age Range: 6-10 years. Illustrator Website: http://www.henrycole.net/main.php?link=home Awards: ALA Notable Children’s Books: … Continue reading

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American Born Chinese – Written and Illustrated by Gene Luen Yang

American Born Chinese, Written and Illustrated by Gene Luen Yang, 2006, 233 p., New York: First Second. 9781596431522. Age Range: 12 years and older. Author Website: http://geneyang.com/ Awards: Best Fiction for Young Adults: 2007, Booklist Editor’s Choice: 2006, Kentucky: Bluegrass Award … Continue reading

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Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians – Written and Illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians, Written and Illustrated by Jarrett J. Krosoczka, 2009, New York: Alfred . 9780375946844. Age Range: 7-10 years. Author Website: http://www.studiojjk.com/ Annotation:  The League of Librarians are plotting world domination and it is up to … Continue reading

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John, Paul, George & Ben – Written and Illustrated by Lane Smith

John, Paul, George & Ben, Written and Illustrated by Lane Smith, 2006, 40 p., New York: Hyperion Books for Children. 9780786848935. Age Range: 5-10 years. Author/Illustrator Website: http://www.lanesmithbooks.com/LaneSmithBooks/Lane_Smith_Books.html Media Used: The illustrations in this book were hand drawn with pen … Continue reading

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