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Junior Biblio File: June, 2021

Welcome to the Pinawa Public Library first ever Junior Biblio File!


Our library has great materials in the Junior and Teen sections, and even in this crazy time they are available to be checked out. If you have a kid, or are a kid, or just think the adult selections need more pictures, you are welcome to check out one of these great titles!  And there are more being added all the time!

Every June the Caldecott Medal is awarded to the artist of the most distinguished Picture book.  Check out a small selection of the Caldecott winners in our library.

(2016) Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear by Lindsay Mattick

The illustrator is Sophie Blackall.
Before Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie. Rescued by veterinarian Harry Colebourn on his way to World War I, Winnie eventually made her way to the London Zoo where she made another new friend, a real boy named Christopher Robin. Here is the remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.

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(2015) The Adventures of Beekle, the Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat

The illustrator is Dan Santat.
On an island far away an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and-at long last-is given his special name: Beekle.

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(2011) A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead

The illustrator is Erin E. Stead.
Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: elephant, tortoise, penguin, rhinoceros, and owl. But one day he woke up with a cold. Though he didn’t make it into the zoo that day, he did receive some unexpected guests.

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(2010) The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney

The illustrator is Jerry Pinkney.
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle.

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(1984) The Glorious Flight : Across the Channel with Louis Blériot by Alice and Martin Provensen

The illustrators are Alice and Martin Provensen.
A biography of the man whose fascination with flying machines produced the Bleriot XI, which crossed the English Channel in thirty-seven minutes in the early 1900’s.

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(1976) Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears by Verna Aardema

The illustrators are Leo and Diane Dillon.
This West African story reveals the meaning of the mosquito’s buzz.

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(1964) Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

The illustrator is Maurice Sendak.
A naughty little boy, sent to bed without his supper, sails to the land of the wild things where he becomes their king.

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(1942) Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

The illustrator is Robert McCloskey.
The busy Boston streets are too dangerous for eight little ducklings! But with a little help from a friendly policeman Mrs. Mallard and her family arrive safely at their new home in the public garden.

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