KENTUCKY BLUEGRASS AWARDS. 2012 K-2 MASTER LIST. Bink and Gollie By Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee Illustrated by Tony Fucile .
KENTUCKY BLUEGRASS AWARDS
K-2 MASTER LIST
Bink and Gollie
By Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee
Illustrated by Tony Fucile
Two roller-skating best friends—one tiny, one tall—share three comical adventures involving outrageously bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion.
By Tom Lichtenheld
When Bridget loses the beret that provides her with artistic inspiration like other great artists, she thinks she will never be able to draw again.
By Bill Thomson
A wordless picture book about three children who go to a park on a rainy day, find some chalk, and draw pictures that come to life.
Guyku: A Year of Haiku for Boys
By Bob Raczka
Illustrated by Peter Reynolds
Not just for boys, this volume of haiku shows the fun you can have throughout the year with a sense of adventure and just 17 words.
By David Ezra Stein
Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as soon as he begins each tale.
By Keith Baker
Busy little peas introduce their favorite occupations, from astronaut to zoologist.
Miss Brooks Loves Books (And I Don’t)
By Barbara Bottner
Illustrated by Michael Emberley
A first-grade girl who does not like to read stubbornly resists her school librarian's efforts to convince her to love books until she finds one that might change her mind.
Orangutans Are Ticklish: Fun Facts From An Animal Photographer
By Steve Grubman
with Jill Davis
Presents photographs to fascinate young animal lovers, from the kangaroo's inability to walk backward to the aardvark's voracious appetite for termites.
By James Rumford
The children arrive on the first day of school and build a mud structure to be their classroom for the next nine months until the rainy season comes and washes it all away.
Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales
By Lucy Cousins
Retells eight classic stories, from "Little Red Riding Hood" to "The Musicians of Bremen," keeping all the emotion and humor from the original fairy tales.
2012 KBA K-2 Master List