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Patron takes readers to the California desert community of Hard Pan (population 43), where ten-year-old Lucky Trimble eavesdrops on twelve-step program meetings from her hiding place behind Hard Pan's Found Object Wind Chime Museum & Visitor Center. Eccentric characters and quirky details spice up Lucky's life just as fresh parsley embellishes her guardian Brigitte's French cuisine.
Nelson's dramatic renderings evoke the spiritual and physical journey of Harriet Tubman. Emotionally powerful images combined with poetically evocative text portray a strong woman who followed her star to an extraordinary destiny.
Biologist Lisa Dabek and her multinational team search for the beautiful, elusive Matschie's tree kangaroo in the cloud forests of Papua New Guinea in “Quest for the Tree Kangaroo.” Dramatic color photographs vividly portray the quest for this remarkable animal through the mysteriously foggy forest. This is the third Montgomery and Bishop award-winning Scientists in the Field title.
- Nonfiction, Science, Animals
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2007 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780618496419
“A boy can take off his shirt to swim, but not his shorts.” Twelve-year-old Catherine creates rules for her younger, autistic brother David in an attempt to normalize his life and her own. In her debut novel, Lord's heroine learns to use words to forge connections with her brother, her workaholic father, and a paraplegic friend.
With heart-stopping prose and stunning NASA photographs, Thimmesh celebrates the men and women who solved a series of unfolding crises that threatened the mission of Apollo 11. The animated textlets the reader experience the tension of the mission from multiple vantage points and takes the reader along as an active participant. Personal interviews and oral histories help recreate the immediacy of the event for a new generation.
- Nonfiction, US History, Science
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2007 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780618507573
Siegel's literary debut in “To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel” dramatizes the struggle and fulfillment of becoming a professional ballerina – lifting the curtain on a dream shared by many young dancers. Partnered by Mark Siegel's evocative and elegant illustrations in graphic novel format, her memoir leaps off the page.