1983 Kentucky Bluegrass Award Master Lists


Master Lists

1983

K-3

Amelia Bedilia and the Baby / Peggy Parish
Greenwillow, 1982. $5.95. Grades 1-3.
More of A. Bedelia and her funny, literal interpretation of language.
Fables / Arnold Lobel
Harper & Row, 1980. $8.95. Grades all ages.
Humorous fables with equally appealing illustrations. Caldecott winner.
Fleet-Footed Florence / Marilyn Saks
Doubleday, 1981. $8.95. Grades 2.
The tale of an exceptional female baseball player.
The Friendly Beasts / Tomie De Paola
Putnam, 1981. $8.95. ($4.95). Grades all ages.
The classic Christmas carol, complete with full page illustrations.
George and Martha, Tons of Fun / James Marshall
Houghton Mifflin, 1980. $6.95. Grades K-3.
The friendship of two hippos.
Gila Monsters Meet You at the Airport / Marjorie Sharmat
Macmillan, 1980. $8.95. Grades K-3.
A New York City child's idea of the West.
Ox-Cart Man / Barbara Cooney
Viking, 1981. $8.95. Grades K-3.
Through the year with a 19th century New England family. Caldecott winner.
The Stupids Die Harry Allard
Houghton Mifflin, 1981. $7.95. Grades all ages.
The Stupids blow a fuse in the house and believe they've died and gone to heaven.
Visit to William Blake's Inn / Nancy Willard
Harcourt Brace, 1981. $10.95. Grades all ages.
Poems/pictures about a trip to an imaginary inn run by William Blake.
Yellow Butter, Purple Jelly, Red Jam, Black Bread / Mary Ann Hoberman
Viking, 1981. $6.95. Grades all ages.
Everyday poems for all kinds of kids.

4-8

Anastasia Again / Lois Lowry
Houghton Mifflin, 1981. $7.95. Grades 3-6.
Anastasia learns that a move from the city to the suburbs is not fatal.
Arabel and Mortimer / Joan Aiken
Doubleday, 1981. $9.95. Grades 4 and up.
The adventures of Mortimer, a British raven and Arabel, his owner.
Cute Is a Four Letter Word / Stella Pevsner
Houghton Mifflin, 1980. $7.97 ($1.95). Grades 6 and up.
Clara discovers "cute" isn't all it's cracked up to be.
The Cybil War / Betsy Byars
Viking, 1981. $8.95. Grades 4-7.
Tony and Simon and their love for red-haired, eye-crossing Cybil.
Does This School have Capital Punishment / Nat Henthoff
Delacorte, 1981. $8.95. Grades 6 and up.
Sam learns about jazz, friendship and honesty from some unlikely sources.
The face at the Window / Wolfgang Ecke
Prentice Hall, 1979. $7.95 ($1.25). Grades 5 and up.
15 short mysteries - can you solve them all?
A Gathering of Days / Joan Blos
Scribners, 1979. $7.95. Grades 6 and up.
The fictionalized diary of a New England schoolgirl in the 1830's. Newbery winner.
Help! There's a Cat Washing in Here / Allison P. Smith
Dutton, 1981. $10.95. Grades 4-6.
Henry runs the house while his mother prepares a last minute art portfolio.
How It Feels When a Parent Dies / Jill Krementz
Knopf, 1981. $9.95. Grades 4 and up.
First hand accounts from children who have lost a parent.
If I Were In Charge of the World and Other Worries / Judith Viorst
Antheneum, 1982. $11.91. Grades 3 and up.
Humorous poetry for children with illustrations to match.
Jacob Have I Loved / Katherine Paterson
Harper & Row, 1980. $8.95 ($1.95). Grades 7 and up.
The conflict of two sisters that have different talents and personalities. Newbery winner.
Jumanji / Chris Van Allsburg
Houghton Mifflin, 1981. $9.95. Grades all ages.
A boring afternoon changes when Peter and Judy play the game "Jumanji". Caldecott winner.
The Kids Book of Divorce: By For and About Kids / Eric Rofes
Green, 1981. $9.95. Grades 4-7.
Advice from children who have experienced a divorce.
Light in the Attic / Shel Silverstein
Harper & Row, 1981. $10.95. Grades all ages.
More poems/pictures from the author of Where the Sidewalk Ends.
Place Called Ugly / Avi
Pantheon, 1981. $8.95. Grades 6 and up.
Owen is going to save his family's summer cottage from being torn down, but how?
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 / Beverly Clearly
Morrow, 1981. $7.95. Grades 3 and up.
More Ramona!
Ring of Endless Night / Madeleine L'Engle
Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1980. $9.95 ($1.95). Grades 4 and up.
Vicky Austin deals with love, death and her ability to communicate with dolphins.
Scary Storoes to Tell in the Dark / Alvin Schwartz
Harper & Row, 1981. $7.95 ($4.95). Grades 3 and up.
Guaranteed to scare your friends, with equally chilling illustrations.
The Sick of Being Sick Book / Jovial Bob and Jane Stine
Dutton, 1980. $7.95. Grades 3 and up.
Humorous advice on how to cope with being sick.
Soup on Wheels / Robert Newton Peck
Knopf, 1981. $7.95. Grades 3 and up.
More adventures of the New England duo, Soup and Rob.
There's a Bat in Bunk Five / Paula Danziger
Delacorte, 1980. $7.95 ($1.95). Grades 5 and up.
Marcy's summer as a camp counselor, confronted with bats, brats and boys.
Tiger Eyes / Judy Blume
Bradbury House, 1981. $9.95. Grades 7 and up.
Davey must deal with her father's murder and her new life out west.
Traitor: The Case of Benedict Arnold / Jean Fritz
Putnam, 1981. $9.95. Grades 7 and up.
The little-known facts about America's best known traitor.
Treehorn's Treasure / Florence Parry Heide
Holiday, 1981. $7.97. Grades 3 and up.
Treehorn can't convince any adults that dollar bills are growing on a tree.
The Trouble With Thirteen / Betty Miles
Knopf, 1979. $6.96 ($1.95). Grades 3 and up.
Annie and Rachel, best friends, learn what growing up really means.
Unbuilding / David Macaulay
Houghton Mifflin, 1980. $9.95. Grades 3 and up.
The fictional account of the sale and dismantling of the Empire State Building.
What Do You Do When Your Mouth Won't Open / Susan Beth Pfeffer
Delacorte, 1981. $8.95. Grades 4 and up.
Reesa has two weeks to get over her fear of speaking in public.
Where the Deer and the Cantelope Play / Ernesto Bethancourt
Oak Tree, 1981. $7.95. Grades 5 and up.
Teddy learns the difference between fantasy and reality while becoming a quick draw expert.
Your Old Pal Al / Constance Greene
Viking, 1979. $7.95 ($1.50). Grades 5 and up.
Al and her best girl friend fight when Polly comes to stay.

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