The true story of how Captain Harry Colebourn rescued and learned to love a bear cub in 1914 as he was on his way to take care of soldiers' horses during World War I.
(Ages: 9+) Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights from the 1950s until her death in 1977.
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It 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.
Ages: 0-14 years