After a month of deliberating, my friend, and Library Pal, Laura Given (@liblaura5) and I have come up with our top six books. We'll be teaching this unit with each of our third grade classrooms and coming together for Skype visits and voting. We'll be reviewing Caldecott Criteria, exploring books, and eventually voting following the same procedure of the Caldecott Committee.
So which books will be considering? In alphabetical order, they are:
Written and Illustrated by Dan Santat
Here's a Beekle book trailer
created by two of my 5th graders.
by Raúl Colón
Written by Mac Barnett
Illustrated by Jon Klassen
Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Written and Illustrated by Yuyi Morales