"Books like First Come the Zebra by Lynne Barasch are why I love to blog about children’s books. This book is beautifully done with a wonderful message and sharing an interesting place and event in our world." - Margo Dill
"First Come the Zebra, a picture book that will take people of all ages on a journey they will never forget."
"The Creative Worlds Of Lynne Barasch"
Middle Country Public Library Nov 2009 - May 2010 Centereach, LI NY
ASK ALBERT EINSTEIN
A COUNTRY SCHOOLHOUSE
KNOCKIN' ON WOOD
FIRST COME THE ZEBRA
All brought to life via hands on activities. Play Mancala! Send Morse Code! Sit at an old school desk and try out the old blackboard! and more..
"Barasch successfully dramatizes a real-life conflict between the Kikuyu and Masai peoples in Kenya, by telling the story of two boys." - NY Times Book Review
Awards for First Come the Zebra!
-2010 Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year list
-2010 Skipping Stones Honor Award
-2010-2011 Delaware Diamonds list
-2010 Horace Mann Upstanders Book Award. Honor Book
-2010 Spirit of Paper Tigers Project
-2010 Storytelling World Resource Award
-2009 Smithsonian Notable Books for Children
Awards for Hiromi's Hands!
-2009 Cleveland Public Library Distinguished Children's Biographies
-Rutgers University Project on Economics and Children Book of the month March 2009
-2008 Honor Children's Book Asian/Pacific Award for Literature
-2008 Kiriyama Prize Notable Children's Books
-2008 Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year
-2008 Winner of Amelia Bloomer Project,Feminist Task Force of The Social Responsibilities Round Table of The American Library Association (ALA)
-2008 Maine Chickadee Award list 2008-2009
-2007 Best Children's Books Miami Herald
-2007 Librarians Choice List Texas Woman's University
-Cleveland Public Library Best Books for Children 2007
-Noteworthy biographies 2007 San Francisco Chronicle
-Starred review School Library Journal
-Starred review Kirkus Reviews
Awards for Ask Albert Einstein!
-Natural History Magazine Best Books of 2005
-Parent's Choice Recommended Award 2005
Awards for Knockin' on Wood!
-WINNER 2005 Patterson Prize for Books for Young People
-School Library Journal-Starred Review
-2005-06 Masterlist-Utah Beehive Picture Book
-2005-06 Masterlist-Blackeyed Susan Picture Book
-2005-06 Masterlist-Florida Reading Association's Children's Book Award-
-2005-06 Notable Social Studies Trade Books
-2006-07 South Carolina Children's Book Award Nominee