NAPPA 2005: Books
By Helen Foster James, Ed.D., Kathleen Krull and Peter Neumeyer, Ph.D.

Good times lie ahead for family read-alouds or cozy-corner reading by oneself. This year's best bets round up irresistible "touch" or "listen" board books, silly rhymes and storylines, clever pop-ups that beckon exploration, and fact books that both satisfy and pique curiosity. Peruse your favorite bookstore for the following titles and read for yourself why each is a winner!

Nappa Book Award Winners Babies and Toddlers
Preschool and Kindergarten
Ages 6 and Up
Ages 9 and Up

About the judges: Helen Foster James, Ed.D., is an author and teaches children's literature at San Diego State University and National University. Kathleen Krull is a widely published reviewer of children's books and the author of the "Lives of …" series and other books for young readers. Peter Neumeyer, Ph.D., a former professor of English and comparative literature, is an author and translator of books for adults and children.

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