On January 29, 2013 the Caldecott and Newbery winners were announced. These medals honor outstanding writing and illustrating of published books during the previous year.
This story is based on a true story of a gorilla who was in captivity for more than a quarter of a century but now happily lives at the Atlanta Zoo. He is renowned for his art. The story tackles themes of morality and compassion.
Perhaps this might be the story for Sadie after she finishes Go Dog Go.
Just like Charlie Brown who is waiting at his mailbox for valentines so are the kindergartners All of their 26 bags were neatly lined along the window ledge ready for the big day and hoping for lots of valentine mail.