Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
Written and illustrated by Don Brown
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Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras by Duncan Tonatiuh (Abrams Books for Young Readers)
Growing Up Pedro by Matt Tavares (Candlewick Press)
Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by Iacopo Bruno (Candlewick Press)
Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova by Laurel Snyder, illustrated by Julie Morstad (Chronicle Books)
Terrible Typhoid Mary: A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America by Susan Campbell Bartoletti (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
The Orbis Pictus Award recognizes excellence in the writing of non-fiction for children. The name Orbis Pictus, commemorates the work of Johannes Amos Comenius, entitled Orbis Pictus—The World in Pictures (1657), considered to be the first book actually planned for children.
The Orbus Pictus Award is given by the The National Council of Teachers of English or NCTE.
To find the list of the Orbis Pictus Award Winning books use the Library Catalog. Type "Orbis Pictus Award" in the search box. The award winning books will appear in chronological order, where the latest winner is first.
To find the list of the Orbis Pictus Honor books use the Library Catalog. Type "Orbis Pictus Honor" in the search box. The award winning books will appear in chronological order, where the latest winner is first.