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Marla Frazee is the award-winning author and illustrator of many celebrated bestselling books including The Seven Silly Eaters, Stars, The Boss Baby, Roller Coaster, and the Clementine series. Her acclaimed books All the World and A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever received
Welcome Home is the story of Jake, a large black Labrador Retriever mix. For as long as Jake can remember, he has been having the same dream. In his dream, he lives with a wonderful man in a beautiful home. Jake has never seen the face of the man in the dream; however, he knows his voice and he loves him. Jake is certain that when he is old enough to be given away to a new home, he will be chosen by the man from his dream. When the day finally arrives, Jake is very excited to finally meet the man that has filled his dreams. However, the man that chooses Jake is definitely not the man from his dream! Jake is taken to a home where he is terribly mistreated. During this time, Jake never gives up the hope of finding the man from the dream. After suffering years of abuse, Jake finally escapes and is free to begin his search for the man he has been dreaming of his entire life. Along the way, Jake meets some interesting characters, survives amazing adventures, and forms life-long friendships. Join Jake on his incredible journey home.
By Nina Schuyler, The Children’s Book Review
Published: January 27, 2012
Written and Illustrated by Jason Chin
Reading level: Ages 5 and up
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: Flash Point (October 25, 2011)
What to expect: Science, Nature, Biology, Marine life, Water
Jason Chin does something pretty wonderful in his nonfiction book, Coral Reefs:
The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year.
The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.