Grand Canyon

Book Verdict

Grand Canyon

by Jason Chin

First Release:

June 2017

ISBN: 9781596439504

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.

  • 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
    Genre: Nonfic
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