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We Found a Hat

We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen

Two turtle friends find a hat in the final book of Jon Klassen's hat trilogy, We Found a Hat. They take turns wearing the hat, and though the hat looks great on each turtle, they decide to leave the hat alone since there aren't two hats. 

At least that's the plan. 

All of the "Hat" books are full of twists, turns and jaw-dropping moments. Make sure to read all three in the series!

This is Not My Hat
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Book Awards & Medals

  • Batchelder Medal - The Batchelder Medal is awarded for a the most outstanding children's book translated into English for young American readers.
  • Belpré Award - Presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best celebrates the Latino experience in an outstanding work of literature for youth.
  • Bluebonnet Award - The children's choice award of Texas. Designed for grades three through six.
  • Caldecott Medal - Presented annually since 1938, the Caldecott Medal is presented to the illustrator of the most distinguished picture book published in the previous year. The award is named in honor of the nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph J. Caldecott.
  • Coretta Scott King Award - Presented annually to honor African-American authors and illustrators who create outstanding books for children and young adults.
  • Geisel Award - The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in the United States during the preceding year. The award is named for beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss.
  • Newbery Medal - The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It has been awarded annually since 1922 to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
  • Orbis Pictus Award - The Orbis Pictus Award recognizes outstanding nonfiction for children.
  • Rivera Award - The Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award is sponsored by the College of Education, Texas State University.
  • Sibert Medal - First presented in 2001, the Sibert Medal goes to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished informational book for children published in English during the preceding year. The award is named after Robert F. Sibert of Bound to Stay Bound Books.

 


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Databases

  • Biography in Context - This database integrates biographies from Gale Group sources with related full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to hand-picked web sites. Search for people -- both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor -- based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text.
  • eLibrary Curriculum Edition - Curriculum and reference resource of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries to supplement instruction and research for English Language Arts, Social Studies, and more.
  • Explora for Elementary School - Explora for Elementary School is designed especially for youth in grades K-5 and serves as an interface for searching across multiple databases.
  • Kids Health - KidsHealth provides doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. KidsHealth was created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media and provides separate sites for parents, kids and teens.
  • Learning Express Library - Reading skills improvement and practice tests for elementary and middle school level students.
  • Literature Resource Center - The LRC search interface provides access to more than 371,000 full text journal articles from more than 230 literary journals.
  • Live Homework Help - Free tutoring in a safe online environment by certified subject specialists. Subjects covered include: math, science, social studies and English. SAT preparation, skills review and help with essay writing is also provided. Tutors are available for students of all ages from kindergarten through adult learners. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available.
  • NoveList - NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles.
  • Primary Search - Contains full text for nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

 

Guides

  • 2X2 List - The 2x2 List is a list of books appropriate for children 2-years old through 2nd Grade.
  • African American Authors for Children
  • African American Illustrators for Children
  • Batchelder Medal - The Batchelder Medal is awarded for a the most outstanding children's book translated into English for young American readers.
  • Belpré Award - Presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best celebrates the Latino experience in an outstanding work of literature for youth.
  • Black History for Children - Recommended reading from the Juvenile Collections to support understanding and appreciation of Black History.
  • Bluebonnet Award - The children's choice award of Texas. Designed for grades three through six.
  • Caldecott Medal - Presented annually since 1938, the Caldecott Medal is presented to the illustrator of the most distinguished picture book published in the previous year. The award is named in honor of the nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph J. Caldecott.
  • Children's Summer Reading
  • Coretta Scott King Award - Presented annually to honor African-American authors and illustrators who create outstanding books for children and young adults.
  • Geisel Award - The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in the United States during the preceding year. The award is named for beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss.
  • Kids: Children's Music - Informs library patrons of great children's music in SAPL.
  • Kids: Homework Help - Resources from SAPL's book collection, databases and the internet to help do your homework.
  • Kinder Readiness - This electronic guide was created by SA Public Library on behalf of the P16Plus Council of Greater Bexar County to help children and their families participate fully in quality early childhood education, family literacy, and school readiness.
  • Latino Illustrators
  • LEGO Days @ the Library - LEGO books and more.
  • Little Read Wagon - Prepare your child for success in reading, school and life with these resources from Little Read Wagon, San Antonio Public Library's early literacy program.
  • Music and More Early Literacy Moves - Resources to support increased music and movement experiences to build early literacy skills.
  • Newbery Medal - The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It has been awarded annually since 1922 to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
  • OPERA SA - Madama Butterfly
  • Orbis Pictus Award - The Orbis Pictus Award recognizes outstanding nonfiction for children.
  • Reading Wildly! 2014-15 - Books introduced in the monthly book discussions of SAPL's children's librarians.
  • Reading Wildly! 2015-16
  • Resources for Early Childhood Professionals - Do you need training hours? Ideas for your classroom? A way to connect with other teachers? If you work with children ages five and younger, this resource guide is for you.
  • Rivera Award - The Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award is sponsored by the College of Education, Texas State University.
  • San Antonio Symphony Young People's Concerts - The San Antonio Public Library is pleased to partner with the Symphony by providing this "read more about it" guide to the 2015-16 Young People's Concert Series.
  • Sibert Medal - First presented in 2001, the Sibert Medal goes to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished informational book for children published in English during the preceding year. The award is named after Robert F. Sibert of Bound to Stay Bound Books.
  • Smart Arts: Enhancing early literacy through creativity - Resources to support early literacy and creative opportunities in early childhood settings.
  • STEM Early Childhood Resources - Use these resources to begin your exploration of math and science as a support for early literacy development.
  • Summer Learning: Language Arts
  • Summer Learning: Math
  • Summer Learning: Science -
  • Young Pegasus Poetry Competition - San Antonio's annual poetry contest for children and teens.

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