Category Archives: Use of Repetition

The Wall: Growing up Behind the Iron Curtain – Written and Illustrated by Peter Sis

The Wall: Growing up Behind the Iron Curtain, Written and Illustrated by Peter Sis, 2007, 50 p., New York:  Frances Foster Books. 9780374347017. Age Range: 8-17  years. Author Website: http://www.petersis.com/index2.html Awards: ALA Notable Children’s Books: 2008, Booklist Editor’s Choice: 2007, … Continue reading

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Goal! – Written by Mona Javaherbin and Illustrated by A. G. Ford

Goal!, Written by Mona Javaherbin and Illustrated by A. G. Ford, 2010, 34 p., Massachusetts: Candlewick Press. 9780763645717. Age Range: 6-10 years. Author Website: http://minajavaherbin.com/ Illustrator Website: http://www.agfordillustration.com/ Awards:  California: Young Reader Medal Nominees: 2012, Texas: Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominees: … Continue reading

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Satchel Paige: striking out Jim Crow, Written and Illustrated by James Sturm and Rich Tommaso

Satchel Paige: striking out Jim Crow, Written and Illustrated by James Sturm and Rich Tommaso, 2007, 89 p., New York: Hyperion. 9780786839018. Age Range: 10-17 years. Author Website:  Rich Tommaso: http://richtommaso.com/ Homepage for the Graphic Novel: http://www.cartoonstudies.org/books/paige/ Annotation: For years, … Continue reading

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The Yankee at the Seder – Written by Elka Weber and Illustrated by Adam Gustavson

The Yankee at the Seder.  Written by Elka Weber and Illustrated by Adam Gustavson, 2009, 40 p., Berkeley, CA: Tricycle Press.  9781582462561. Age Range: 8-12 years. Awards: Sidney Taylor Honor Award. Author Website: http://www.elkaweber.com/ Illustrator Website: http://www.adamgustavson.com/ Annotation: The Civil War … Continue reading

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