Twelve Kinds of Ice

By Ellen Bryan Obed. Illus. by Barbara McClintock. Houghton, $16.99 (9780618891290). Gr. 4–7.


In this precise, evocative book, 20 short chapters introduce the different kinds of ice that take one family through the winter. McClintock’s pen-and-ink drawings, subtle yet celebratory, capture ice in all its incarnations.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth
Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year fiction, nonfiction, and picture books.
2012 - Selection(s)