Monday, June 10, 2013

Alphabet City

Author & Illustrator:   Stephen Johnson
Publisher:  Viking
Publication Year: 1995 
Location: Knox County Public Library- Powell

Caldecott Honor Book
ALA Notable Award
New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year
Horn Book Fanfare Award

Summary:  This worldless alphabet book contains realistic paintings of capital letters found in an urban environment.

Classroom Ideas: This book could inspire early readers to go out into their own environment and find images of letters. It could also be used in art class to talk about shadows and patterns, as well as cityscapes.

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