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Nora's Ark

Title

Nora's Ark

Illustrator

Emily Arnold McCully

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishing

Publication Year

2005

ISBN

9780688172442

Pages

32 pages

Genre

historical

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

This heartwarming story by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock is based on a real-life event: the Vermont Flood of 1927. Watercolors by Caldecott Medal-winning artist Emily Arnold McCully capture both the sweeping drama of the flood and the comfort of a cozy kitchen filled with friends, neighbors, and good cheer.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Legal guardianship; grandparents raising grandchild; child living with grandparents

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multi-generational

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2005
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award, 2007-2008, Nominee
Cochecho Readers' Award, 2006-2007, Nominee
Georgia Children's Book Award, 2007-2008, Nominee
Golden Sower Award, 2007-2008, Nominee
Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Children's Choice Award, 2009, Nominee
Red Clover Award, 2006-2007, Nominee

Keywords

grandparents; floods; farm life; chickens; horses; animals

Diversity Impact

direct

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