A sick day for Amos McGee /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2010Edition: 1st ed.Description:  p. : col. ill. ; 23 x 26 cm.ISBN: 9781596434028; 1596434023.Title notes: BRA $16.99 2/14/2011 (EB)Subject(s): Zoo keepers -- Juvenile fiction | Zoo animals -- Juvenile fiction | Sick -- Juvenile fiction | Picture books for childrenAwards: Caldecott Medal/Honor, 2011Summary: Zookeeper Amos McGee, who is adored by all the animals, gets some unexpected guests while home sick one day.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>THE BEST SICK DAY EVER and the animals in the zoo feature in this striking picture book debut.</p> <p>Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee's case, all sorts of species, too! Every day he spends a little bit of time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, keeping the shy penguin company, and even reading bedtime stories to the owl. But when Amos is too sick to make it to the zoo, his animal friends decide it's time they returned the favor.</p> <p> A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year and the winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal. This title has Common Core connections.</p>
"A Neal Porter book."
William C. Morris Award, January 2011
Notable/Best Books (A.L.A.), January 2011
School Library Journal, May 2010
Pub Weekly, May 2010
Kirkus Starred, April 2010
Booklist, May 2010
New York Times, November 2010
Horn Book, May 2010
Zookeeper Amos McGee, who is adored by all the animals, gets some unexpected guests while home sick one day.
K-3 Follett Library Resources.
BRA $16.99 2/14/2011 (EB)
Caldecott Medal/Honor, 2011