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My Grandfather's Coat honored with three starred reviews from notable review sources.  
Starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and School Library Journal.

Awarded the 2015 Sydney Taylor Award in the Younger Reader Category
Named on the Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2014 List
Named on the School Library Journal Best Books of 2014
Named on the HONORABLE MENTION--Best Picture Books of 2014: Category-Best About Family

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Heidi Estrin interviews Jim Aylesworth, Barbara McClintock, and editor Diane Hess at the Jewish Library Conference about the creation of My Grandfather's Coat. Read Heidi's account here.

Jim Aylesworth - Barbara McClintock

The interview can be heard here.

NEW TITLE -- My Grandfather's Coat. Illustrated by Barbara McClintock (Scholastic)

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