The Lion and the Mouse written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.Â In glowing colors, Pinkney's textured watercolor illustrations masterfully portray the relationship between two very unlikely friends in this virtually wordless retelling of Aesop's classic fable. Two titles were named Caldecott Honor books:Â All the World illustrated by Marla Frazee and written by Liz Garton Scanlon and Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski and written by Joyce Sidman. Other 2010 award winners include: Geisel Award:Â Benny and Penny in the Big No-No! by Geoffrey Hayes Coretta Scott King Author Award:Â Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award:Â Â My People illustrated by Charles R. Smith Jr. and written by Langston Hughes Belpre Author Award:Â Return to Sender by Julie Alvarez Belpre Illustrator Award:Â Book Fiesta! Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day illustrated by Rafael Lopez and written by Pat Mora Sibert Medal:Â Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone
Thursday, December 10 between 6:00-9:00 p.m. Saturday, December 12 between 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. If you are a fan of toy trains, you won't want to miss this special display.Â And while you're at the library, why not check out a book or video about trains?Â The I Love Toy Trains series is especially popular. All aboard!!