Irma Black 2010-11 Semifinalists

Bank Street has chosen the semifinalists for the Irma S. and James H. Black Award.

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  1. “Amazing Faces” by Lee Bennett Hopkins; illustrated by Chris Soentpiet
  2. “A Bedtime for Bear” by Bonnie Becker; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
  3. “Bones: Skeletons and How They Work” written and illustrated by Steve Jenkins
  4. “Brontorina” by James Howe; illustrated by Randy Cecil
  5. “Children Make Terrible Pets” written and illustrated by Peter Brown
  6. “Clever Jack Takes the Cake” by Candace Fleming; illustrated by G. Brian Karas
  7. “Dust Devil” by Anne Isaacs; illustrated by Paul Zelinsky
  8. “Goal!” by Mina Javaherbin; illustrated by A. G. Ford
  9. “Guyku” by Bob Raczka; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
  10. “How Rocket Learned to Read” written and illustrated by Tad Hills
  11. “Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I don’t)” by Barbara Bottner; illustrated by Michael Emberley
  12. “My Garden” written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes
  13. “Ol’ Bloo’s Boogie-woogie Band” by Jan Huling; illustrated by Henri Sorensen
  14. “A Pig Parade Is a Terrible Idea” by Michael Ian Black; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
  15. “What the Ladybug Heard” by Julia Donaldson; illustrated by Lydia Monks
  16. “Yasmin’s Hammer” by Ann Malaspina; illustrated by Doug Chayka

These books have begun their journey toward this special award! The finalists will be chosen and sent off to each participating school in early March.

Reference librarian at Bank Street College Library.

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