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2001 Award
Santa's New Suit
(by Laura Rader, HarperCollins $15.95 Score:) Santa is just plain tired of wearing the same old red suit. But his attempts to find a new look are not well received. Does the suit make the man? A clever twist> & up.

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

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2001 Awards
The Nutcracker
(by David & Noelle Carter, Simon & Schuster $19.95 Score:) Best known for his pop-up bug books, Carter and his wife orchestrate a very special bug-less Nutcracker treat that's reminiscent of old-fashioned holiday cards—each capturing a different scene from Hoffman's classic tale. 5 & up.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
A Letter to Santa Claus
(by Brigette Weninger/illus. by Anne Moller, North-South $15.95 Score:) When Oliver, a poor child, hears about Santa he uses the gift of a balloon to send his wishes north. But the balloon sails south and a grumpy old man finds it. His unselfish letter transforms the "bah-hum-bug" man and the boy's life. 4–8.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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1999 Awards
The Can-Do Thanksgiving
(by Marion H. Pomeranc/illus. by Nancy Cole, Albert Whitman $16 Score:) Lots of kids participate in food drives during the holidays, but they don't always understand where their donations go. Here's a good starting place for that conversation. 6 & up.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 1999.

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2001 Awards
A Big Spooky House
(by Donna Washington/illus. by Jacqueline Rogers, Hyperion $15.99 Score:) Taken from the oral tradition, this spooky tale builds and builds as a big, strong braggart tries to face down his fears of the mysterious John he keeps hearing about. 5–9.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
Attack of the 50-Foot Teacher
(by Lisa Passen, Holt $16 Score:) After Miss Irma Birmbaum gives homework on Halloween she is magically transformed into a fifty-foot giant who is reminded of the joys of the season. 5–8.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
On the Day the Tall Ships Sailed
(by Betty & Michael Paraskevas, Simon & Schuster $16 Score:) Through the eagle's eyes we get a glimpse at the tall ships sailing into New York Harbor. The Paraskevas capture the spirit of that special day as the eagle soars past the ships, sailors, and the spectators. A beauty! 5 & up.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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1996 Awards
When a Pet Dies
(by Fred Rogers, Putnam $5.95 Score:) Mister Rogers talks in clear language about what happens when a pet dies because it is hurt or ill. 4–8.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1996.

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1995 Awards
The Tenth Good Thing About Barney
(by Judith Viorst/illus. by Eric Blegvad, Atheneum $12.95 Score:) When his cat, Barney, dies, a young boy deals with his loss by remembering the good things about him. This bittersweet classic says it all. 4–8.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1995.

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2001 Awards
Promises
(by Elizabeth Winthrop/illus. by Betsy Lewin, Clarion $16 Score:) Sarah's mom has cancer and although she can't promise she'll never get sick, there are promises she can keep as she recovers her strength. Also sensitive and reassuring, The Paper Chain (by Claire Blake et al., Health Press) 5 & up.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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