Commendations/Awards for Verla Kay's Historical Picture Books


ROUGH, TOUGH CHARLEY

*Starred Review in Publisher’s Weekly
*On the 2008 Amelia Bloomer list of recommended reading

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COVERED WAGONS, BUMPY TRAILS

*State of Nevada Children’s Choice Nominee
*Missouri State Teachers’ Association Missouri Reading Circle - Primary Grades Recommended Reading List
*Recommended for grades K-3 in School Library Journal Curriculum Guide
*Text and some images used in a 7-year California 2nd Grade Social Studies Program

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GOLD FEVER

*Bank Street College of Education
*Named a Best Children’s Book of the Year by Child Magazine
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HOMESPUN SARAH

*Recommended for grades K-3 in School Library Journal Curriculum Guide
*Nominated for the 2006 Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award by the Kansas Reading Association
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IRON HORSES

*Children’s Book Council’s Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People list for 2000
*Society of School Librarians International Honor Book 1999
*Children’s Book Council’s Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People
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ORPHAN TRAIN

*Recommended for grades K-3 in School Library Journal Curriculum Guide
*Teacher’s Association Missouri Reading Circle Primary Grades Recommended Reading List
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TATTERED SAILS

*Child Magazine - A Best Children’s Book of the Year
*Children’s Book Council - Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
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BROKEN FEATHER

*Bank Street College of Education - A Best Book of the Year
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