Young Hoosier Book Award Books
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Caldecott Award Books
Coretta Scott King Book Awards
Pura Belpré Medal Winners, 1996 - Present
Hamstersaurus Rex - The Indianapolis Public Library
Hamstersaurus Rex (Book) : O'Donnell, Tom : "Eleven-year old Sam befriends a hungry class hamster that undergoes a freaky transformation"-- Provided by publisher.
The Great Shelby Holmes - The Indianapolis Public Library
The Great Shelby Holmes (Book) : Eulberg, Elizabeth : Nine-year-old Shelby Holmes, the best detective in her Harlem neighborhood, and her new easy-going friend from downstairs, eleven-year-old John Watson, become partners in a dog-napping case.
Gertie's Leap to Greatness - The Indianapolis Public Library
Gertie's Leap to Greatness (Book) : Beasley, Kate : "Gertie is a girl on a mission to be the best fifth grader ever in order to show her estranged mother that Gertie doesn't need her--not one bit!"-- Provided by publisher.
Garvey's Choice - The Indianapolis Public Library
Garvey's Choice (Book) : Grimes, Nikki : "Garvey's father has always wanted Garvey to be athletic, but Garvey is interested in astronomy, science fiction, reading--anything but sports. Feeling like a failure, he comforts himself with food. Garvey is kind, funny, smart, a loyal friend, and he is also overweight, teased by bullies, and lonely. When his only friend encourages him to join the school chorus, Garvey's life changes. The chorus finds a new soloist in Garvey, and through chorus…
Fuzzy - The Indianapolis Public Library
Fuzzy (Book) : Angleberger, Tom : When Max (Maxine Zealster) befriends her new robot classmate Fuzzy, she helps him navigate Vanguard Middle School and together they reveal the truth behind the Robot Integration Program.
The Lincoln Project - The Indianapolis Public Library
The Lincoln Project (Book) : Gutman, Dan : "Miss Z, a mysterious billionaire and a collector of rare photographs, is sending her four recruits back in time on a mission to capture, for the first time, one of the most important moments in American history-- Abraham Lincoln giving his famous Gettysburg address"-- Provided by publisher.
Applesauce Weather - The Indianapolis Public Library
Applesauce Weather (Book) : Frost, Helen : "When the first apple falls from the tree, Faith and Peter know that it's applesauce weather, even though Peter is getting a little old for such things. It also means Uncle Arthur should be here to tell his stories, with a twinkle in his eye as he spins tales about how he came to have a missing finger. But this is the first year without Aunt Lucy, and when Uncle Arthur arrives, there's no twinkle to be found and no stories waiting to be told. Faith…
Woodpecker Wants A Waffle - The Indianapolis Public Library
Woodpecker Wants A Waffle (Book) : Breen, Steve : "Benny the woodpecker makes a brilliant plan to eat a tasty plate of waffles"-- Provided by publisher.
Wolf Camp - The Indianapolis Public Library
Wolf Camp (Book) : Zuill, Andrea : "Homer the dog goes away to wolf camp to learn how to bring out his inner wolf"-- Provided by publisher.
This Is My Book - The Indianapolis Public Library
This Is My Book (Book) : Pett, Mark : The author explains how to make a book with the help of a panda he has drawn--who has his own ideas about how to make a book.
They All Saw A Cat - The Indianapolis Public Library
They All Saw A Cat (Book) : Wenzel, Brendan : In simple, rhythmic prose and stylized pictures, a cat walks through the world, and all the other creatures see and acknowledge the cat.
Schnitzel - The Indianapolis Public Library
Schnitzel A Cautionary Tale for Lazy Louts (Book) : Shaw, Stephanie : Lazy Schnitzel is apprenticed to a famous wizard, and when a salesman selling vacuum cleaners offers to help clean house, Schnitzel accepts, but finds trouble when he realizes the salesman is a vampire.
Narwhal - The Indianapolis Public Library
Narwhal Unicorn of the Sea (Graphic Novel) : Clanton, Ben : A happy-go-lucky, waffle-loving narwhal and a cynical, no-nonsense jellyfish forge an unlikely friendship and share adventures while exploring the ocean together.
The Monster Next Door - The Indianapolis Public Library
The Monster Next Door (Book) : Soman, David : "A boy has to find a way to resolve a neighborly dispute with the monster next door when the monster starts playing his tuba too loud"-- Provided by publisher.
Mary Had A Little Glam - The Indianapolis Public Library
Mary Had A Little Glam (Book) : Sauer, Tammi : "Mary had a little glam that grew into a lot. And everywhere that Mary went, she wasn't hard to spot. But on the day she started school, she caught some by surprise. Sweet Mary shrugged and hugged her mom. "I must accessorize."'--Page 4 of cover.