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From behind the scenes to actual performances, “Ballet for Martha” traces the evolution of the ballet “Appalachian Spring.” Floca's uncluttered watercolors support the spare, dynamic text, resulting in a balanced, insightful portrayal of creative collaboration.
- Nonfiction, Arts, Performing Arts
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2011 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9781596433380
In simple, stately prose that perfectly complements his luminous watercolors, Floca introduces the lightship Ambrose, its crew and cat. Masterful use of the historical present tense, deft, humorous touches and detailed endpapers engage young children while acknowledgments and notes in the book, fore and aft, provide context.
- Nonfiction, Social Sciences
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2008 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9781416924364
Accompany a family on an unforgettable weeklong train trip from Omaha to Sacramento in 1869. Flowing, detailed blank verse text and warm, thoroughly researched illustrations fuel the adventure. ALL ABOARD! for this stunning aural and visual celebration of early rail travel.
“Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11,” brings to life the grandeur, excitement and technological daring of the first lunar landing. This large-format picture book marries poetic text with heart-stopping watercolor, ink, acrylic and gouache illustrations that take readers to the moon and back.
- Nonfiction, Technology
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2010 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9781416950462