Master nonfiction author/illustrator Jason Chin has created a gorgeously illustrated exploration of the Grand Canyon, past and present. Includes five die-cut images and a gatefold. Notes about the Grand Canyon. Author’s note and note on the illustrations. Selected sources. Further reading suggestions. Maps. Full-color illustrations created with pen and ink, watercolor, and gouache.
Grand CanyonBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781596439504 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Roaring Brook Page Count: 54 Trim Size: 11 1/2" x 9 1/4" Accelerated Reader: Level: 6.9, Points: 1 Lexile: Level: 1000L Awards & Honors: 2018 Randolph Caldecott Medal Honor
2018 Robert F. Sibert Medal, Honor
2018 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Winner
ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, All Ages
NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Sudents K–12: 2018
Capitol Choices 2018, Seven to Ten
CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Science, Technology, and the Natural World
Booklist 2017 Top of the List, Editor’s Choice, Youth Nonfiction
Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Science & Health
2018 Capitol Choices, Ages Seven to Ten
Spring 2017 Kids’ Indies Next List, Ages 9 to 12
Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2017, Picture Books
School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017, Nonfiction
Horn Book Fanfare List 2017, Nonfiction
Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Informational Books for Older Readers
CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books of 2017
Booklist Top of the List Editor’s Choice, Nonfiction Older Readers
Booklist Lasting Connections 2017, Science
New York Public Library Best Books for Kids 2017
The Nonfiction Detectives, Best Nonfiction Books of 2017
The Washington Post Best Books Children’s Books of 2017, Picture Books
Cook Prize, 2018 Honor
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