Dr. Jerry Flack's Children's Book Reviews

Dr. Jerry Flack, Professor Emeritus and President's Teaching Scholar Emeritus at the University of Colorado, will be reviewing excellent children's books for gifted readers.

Get to Know Georgia O'Keeffe

"The meaning of a word – to me – is not as exact as the meaning of a color. Color and shapes make a more definite statement than words."

Georgia O’Keeffe, 1976

Caldecott Medal 2019

“Lighthouses are not just stone, brick, metal, and glass. There’s a human story at every lighthouse; that’s the story I want to tell.”
Elinor DeWire

Children’s and Young Adult Book Awards 2019

The world of children’s and young adult book awards is nearly a century old and has expanded in myriad directions to a wide recognition of authors, illustrators, and their works. The two most famous and prestigious prizes remain the Newbery and Caldecott Medals.

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