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Kids' Wings Literature Units
A Guide to Award-Winning Picture Books and Easy Chapter Books
for 2009-2010

Abilene Mockingbird Books

Kids' Wings Awards
Junior Library Guild Awards

Texas Library Association 2x2 Awards

Units for 54 Award Winning Picture Books still NOW available with integrated, cross-curriculum literature units for all of the following award-winning books! How do Kids' Wings activities for these books transform your classroom? They provide balance, problem solving, group activities, and inspiration by giving you essential Imaginative Activities and Testing Activities to use with authentic literature! Each activity in Flying Higher is keyed into educational objectives to encourage students to develop intellectual skills and multiple intelligences to help them unwrap, develop, and share their gifts.

Kids' Wings Awards
Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson (a lyrical fantasy about sick Bear)
Bedtime at the Swamp by Kristyn Crow (a rhyming, comically-scary swamp monster bedtime story)
Before You Were Mine by Maribeth Boelts (shelter dog)
The Boy Who Lost His Belly Button by Jeanne Willis (picture book, animal parts)
Do Unto Otters, A Book About Manners by Laurie Keller
A Girl, A Boy, and Three Robbers by Gail Gauthier (easy chapter book
Impossible Patriotism Project by Linda Skeers (fiction, patriotism)
Misery Moo by Jeanne Willis (fiction, contentment)
Molly the Pony by Pam Kaster (nonfiction, horses, handicaps)
Nic Bishop Spiders by Nic Bishop (nonfiction, spiders)
Say Daddy by Michael Shoulders (ages 3-8, importance of books)
Shhh! by Jeanne Willis (fiction, importance of listening)
Tadpole's Promise by Jeanne Willis (fiction, metamorphosis)
Willow by Denise Brennan-Nelson (fiction, creativity and art)

Mockingbird Awards from Abilene Librarians
Bob and Otto by Robert and Nick Bruel 
Building with Dad by Carol Nevius
Duck Soup by Jackie Urbanovic
Frankie Stein by Lola Schaefer
Hello, Bumblebee Bat by Darrin Lunde
An Island Grows by Lola Schaelfer
Ivan the Terrier by Peter Catalanotto
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: a Cuban Folktale by Carmen Deedy
My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks: and Other Funny Family Portraits by Hanokh Piven
Not a Stick by Antoinette Portis
On Meadowview Street by Henry Cole
Round Like a Ball by Lisa Ernst
Saltwater Crocodile: the World’s Biggest Reptile by Gabriel Kaufman
Shout! Little Poems that Roar by Brod Bagert
There was a Coyote Who Swallowed a Flea by Jennifer Ward
Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts
Trout are Made of Trees by April Sayre
A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Becker
Vulture View by April Sayre
Waking Beauty by Leah Wilcox

Texas 2x2 Awards for 2009
Baseball Hour by Carol Nevius
Chicken Said, "Cluck!" by Judyann Ackerman Grant
The Doghouse by Jan Thomas
Duck Soup by Jackie Urbanovic
Grumpy Cat by Britta Teckentrup
How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham
Jack Wants a Snack by Pat Schories
Let's Eat! A Comer! by Pat Mora
The Littlest Llama by Jane Browning Buxton
No Baby Sitters Allowed by Amber Stewart
On the Farm by David Elliott
Quinito, Day and Night, Quinito, Dia y Noche by Ian Cumpiano
Roadwork by Sally Sutton
Sort It Out by Barbara Mariconda
Ten Things I Can Do to Help My World by Melanie Walsh
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox
Uh-oh by Rachel Isadora, Ages 2-5
A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Becker
What Can You Do with a Rebozo? by Carmen Tafolla
What's Up Duck? A Book of Opposites by Tad Hills

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