Winter According to Humphrey

Betty G. Birney - Author

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ISBN 9780399254154 | 160 pages | 11 Oct 2012 | Putnam Juvenile | 9.25 x 6.25in | 7 - 9 years
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A hamsterific celebration of the best time of the year

Room 26 is abuzz. The students are making costumes and practicing their special songs for the Winter Wonderland program and Humphrey is fascinated by all the ways his classmates celebrate the holidays (especially the yummy food). He also has problems to solve like how to get Do-It-Now-Daniel to stop procrastinating, convince Helpful-Holly to stop stressing over presents, and come up with the perfect gift for Og the frog. Of course he manages to do all that while adding delightful heart and humor to the holiday season.

Nominated for twenty-four state awards and the winner of seven, the Humphrey series is a hit across the country. And he's becoming a one school/one book favorite!

“Humphrey is a witty, fun, and lovable character with great kid appeal.”—School Library Journal
Humphrey is on 24 state lists and counting!
The World According to Humphrey 
Winner Children’s Crown Award
Winner Iowa Children’s Choice Award
Winner Rhode Island Children’s Book Award
Winner Pennsylvania’s Keystone to Reading Book Award
Winner Maryland’s Black-Eyed Susan Award
Winner Oklahoma’s Sequoyah Book Award 
Winner Washington State’s Sasquatch Reading Award 
Winner Golden Sower Award (NE)
Maud Hart Lovelace Award 2nd Place (MN)
Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Honor Book 
Nevada Young Readers Award Nominee
Sunshine State Award Master List (FL)
Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award Nominee
Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award Nominee
South Carolina Children’s Book Award Nominee
North Carolina Children’s Book Award Nominee
Beehive Award Nominee (UT)
Young Hoosier Award Nominee (IN)
Bluestem Book Award Nominee (IL)
Kennebec Valley Book Award Nominee (ME)
Bank St. Children’s Book Committee Starred Best Book of the Year
North Carolina Battle of the Books
Friendship According to Humphrey
2006 Christopher Award Winner, Winner Children’s Crown Award, Bank St. Children’s Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Iowa Children’s Choice Nominee, New York Library Association Best Book of the Season
Sub rights sold by agent: UK, Japan, Holland, Hungary, Arabic
Trouble According to Humphrey
A Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Children’s Crown Award Nominee, Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM)
Surprises According to Humphrey  
A BookSense Pick, Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Selection, Iowa Children’s Choice Nominee, Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List, California Collection Selection.
Adventure According to Humphrey
Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM), Children’s Crown Award Honor Book
Summer According to Humphrey  
SCIBA Book Award Finalist, California Collection selection, Children’s Crown Award nominee

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