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2000 Awards
Touch N Play Lotto
(Guidecraft $32 Score:) SNAP INFO: Four wooden playing boards and matching Lotto pieces have raised textured shapes for sensory feedback through the fingertips. This is an excellent choice for children with visual disabilities. (800) 544-6526.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2000.

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This First Thanksgiving Day
(by Laura Krauss Melmed/illus. by Mark Buehner, HarperCollins $15.95 Score:) A counting book that alternates between Pilgrim children and Native Americans getting ready for winter. Told in verse with easy-to-count children, this culminates with a crowd scene you would expect to find at twelve tables for the first Thanksgiving. Looks more like a Hallmark card than a Pilgrim's progress—but it's on the mark for 4 & up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: .

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2001 Award
How About a Hug?
(by Nancy Carlson, Viking $15.99 Score:) From going off to school, losing a soccer game, scraping a knee, and so many other situations—there's just one good solution—a hug. You might call this a hug for all reasons. 4–7.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2002 Award
Draw Your Own Cartoons
(by Don Mayne, Williamson $7.95 Score:) Cartoonist Don Mayne gets aspiring artists on their way to their own creations with some basic steps that take the mystery out of drawing by having kids start with simple shapes. Unlike many books that go too fast too quickly, this one is just right in pace. 8 & up.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Awards
Ed Emberly's Fingerprint Drawing Book
(by Ed Emberley, Little Brown $6.95 Score:) Forget the rubber stampers—use your fingers, an inkpad, colored pencils, and Emberley's playful step-by-step lead to create a world of birds, bees, and chugging choo-choos. It's one way to get kids to look at details and work in a sequential way. This newest edition suggests using a greater variety of washable ink pads and paints with a brighter palette than those in his earlier books. 6 & up.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Award
The Fabulous Book of Paper Dolls
(by Julie Collings, Klutz $16.95 Score:) If you're looking for a great take-along activity book, look no further! This updated Paper Doll book includes a multicultural cast of dolls and thirteen pages of clothes and accessories that attach with tape "dots". (Your child may need help getting the hang of using the tape.) There are also 6 illustrated play settings that allow kids to spin their own stories with their paper dolls.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Award
The Stray Dog
(by Marc Simont, HarperCollins $15.95 Score:) A family discovers a stray dog while picnicking in a park. Fearing that he belongs to someone, they leave him, but think of him daily. A week later they return and not only find Willy and the dogcatcher chasing him. And the rest, as they say, is history!

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Award
Tiger Rising
(by Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick $12.99 Score:) Twelve-year-old Rob finds a caged tiger in the woods and shares his secret with his only friend, Sistine, a feisty girl who, like Rob, is aching from a broken family. A sad and moving story about letting go of angry feelings and losses in order to make new connections. 10 & up.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Award
Sammy Keyes Series
(by Wendelin Van Draanen, Knopf $4.55 Score:) Samantha Keyes is a seventh grader who makes her own rules and finds a mystery around every corner or looking out of any window! Entertaining and fast-paced mysteries that are hard to put down! 10 & up.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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A Series of Unfortunate Events
(by Lemony Snicket, HarperCollins $9.95 Score:) This popular new series is about the three Baudelaire orphans and the unrelenting, unfortunate events in their lives. Indeed, many of the events are dark and threatening, yet there is no doubt that like the Perils of Pauline, rescue is around the corner. The ever-present voice of the writer, who explains his opinions and the big words he uses, adds another dimension to the pleasure. Hopefully, readers will graduate from here to Dickens. 10 & up.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: .

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