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Why is "This One Summer" a Caldecott?

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message 1: by Tiffany (new)

Tiffany (caligirl9905) | 5 comments I am in the middle of reading it... it is not a children's book. The drawings aren't even that great... and the content is really bad.


message 2: by Robert (new)

Robert Davis (robert_davis) | 9 comments I read it just because it was a Caldecott Honor book (I am trying to read all of them) and yes, it was not bad, but neither was it outstanding. A bit slow moving and uneventful, like an indian summer in August. I didn't think the artwork was bad though.





message 3: by Tiffany (new)

Tiffany (caligirl9905) | 5 comments Artwork was decent but the story was bad. It was as if the author tried to slam all the possible teen angst into a book as possible. Also the storyline and inappropriate language distracted from the artwork.


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