Stories about personal courage

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SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL:

This captivating tale beautifully demonstrates that differences are a great and good thing, while also providing information about Galápagos creatures, and includes a mention of the real Galápagos tortoise named Harriet.

BOOKLIST:

...a story of enjoying life at your own pace...serene... beautiful large-scale vistas perfect for group sharing.

KIRKUS:

Slowing down and taking time to appreciate everything around you is precisely the value this simple story reflects. A journey of self-discovery in a unique environment.

TAKE YOUR TIME

coauthored with Eva Furrow

illustrated by Laurel Molk

2017 Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 978-0-8050-9521-0

ALBERT

Illustrated by Jim LaMarche

2001 Harcourt

ISBN 0-15-201572-8

(pb 2005)

  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award winner

  • American Booksellers Association Pick of the Lists

  • Children’s Book Sense 76 List

  • SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL Best Books

  • Los Angeles Times Best Book

  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Children's Book

  • starred review PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

  • starred review SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

  • boxed review BOOKLIST

  • New York Public Library Children’s Books 2001

  • New York Times Ten Best Illustrated Books 2001

  • Bookbuilders West annual award

  • nominated Arizona Young Readers Award

  • nominated South Dakota Prairie Bud Award

  • Hicklebee’s Selection

  • Renaissance Learning recommended list

  • in Korean (2005 Jakeunchaekbang                       ISBN 89-89773-36-9)

 

reviews and more reviews

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

... flawless prose… A magical marriage of art and text.