wrapping up being notable

I still owe a real post, but until then:

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) selected it's choices for the  
2014 Notable Children's Books (I've highlighted my favorites):

Older Readers:
“Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty.” Freedman, Russell.  illus. Holiday.
“Counting by 7s.” Sloan, Holly Goldberg.  Dial
“Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, America's First Black Paratroopers.” Stone, Tanya Lee. illus. Candlewick
“Darius & Twig.” Myers, Walter Dean.  HarperCollins/Amistad
“Diego Rivera: An Artist for the People.” Rubin, Susan Goldman.  illus. Abrams
“Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty.” Bolden, Tonya.  illus. Abrams
“Etiquette & Espionage.” Carriger, Gail.  Little, Brown
“Far Far Away.” McNeal, Tom.  Knopf
“Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design.” Kidd, Chip. Illus. by the author. Workman
“The Living.” de la Peña, Matt.  Delacorte
“March: Book One.” Lewis, John and Aydin, Andrew. Illus. by Nate Powell. Top Shelf
“Navigating Early.” Vanderpool, Clare.  Delacorte
“One Came Home.” Timberlake, Amy. Knopf
“Paperboy.” Vawter, Vince.  Delacorte
“Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass.” Medina, Meg.  Candlewick

All Ages:
“Journey.” Becker, Aaron. Illus. by the author. Candlewick
“Poems to Learn by Heart.” Kennedy, Caroline. Illus. by Jon J Muth. Disney/Hyperion


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