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2010 Building Block Award Nominees
I Can Do It Myself! by Diane Adams
Emily Pearl is a big girl who insists on doing everything for herself until evening, when having someone help her get ready for bed is nice.
The Great Dog Wash by Shellie Braeuner
Rhyming text welcomes the reader to a dog wash that goes awry when someone brings their cat.
Put It on the List by Kristen Darbyshire
When family members see the consequences of forgetting to write things on the grocery list, they not only do better at keeping the list up-to-date, they also help with the shopping to ensure they never again eat pickled grubs.
The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
The pout-pout fish believes he only knows how to frown, even though many of his friends suggest ways to change his expression, until one day a fish comes along that shows him otherwise.
The Birthday Pet by Ellen Javernick
Danny can have a pet for his birthday and he knows exactly what he wants, but the other members of his family think differently.
Are You a Horse? by Andy Rash
When Roy gets a saddle for his birthday, he goes in search of a horse.
Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Two unseen characters argue about whether the creature they are looking at is a rabbit or a duck.
Princess Pig by Eileen Spinelli
A pig believes herself to be a princess and behaves accordingly, but soon learns that being royalty has a price.
Can You Make a Scary Face? by Jan Thomas
A ladybug invites the reader to play a game of "let's pretend."
Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas
As three dust bunnies, Ed, Ned, and Ted, are demonstrating how much they love to rhyme, a fourth, Bob, is trying to warn them of approaching danger.