CLIPP Book Awards

August 15, 2014 – Two NumbersAlive! books were recognized by the Children’s Literature Independently Published Principal’s Award (CLIPPA). NumbersAlive! Books for Young Travelers: Washington, DC is a finalist in the 3rd-4th grade category, while Hello Numbers was named honorable mention in the K-2 category.

The CLIPP awards “celebrate books for elementary-school-age children that offer fun, learning and creativity and were created by authors who have self-published their works.”  5 finalists were selected in each category; these books now move on to a second round of judging, with the winner announced in October.

 

Layout 3FINALIST, 3RD-4TH GRADE CATEGORY:

Numbers Alive! Books for Young Travelers: Washington, DC by Dr. Klemm, The Numbers Lady

Number characters embark on an educational journey through Washington, DC.  The book is filled with interesting facts, posed as riddles; maps and real photography blended with colorful illustrations.  Pages in back delve deeper into each Washington, DC point of interest.

50 pages, soft cover

Directed by Dr. Rebecca Klemm

Educational Value:  Facts about Washington DC; Math – numbers relationship to shapes

HelloNumbersCover with awards- smHONORABLE MENTION, K-2 CATEGORY:

Hello Numbers by  Dr. Klemm, The Numbers Lady

Numbers zero through ten introduce themselves in rhyme.  This interactive book offers pages of stickers as well as a decoder tool to discover hidden pictures and words throughout the story. Rich images combine photos and illustrations as a backdrop for the number friends.

34 pages, including two pages of stickers

Author- Rebecca Klemm

Educational Value:  Math – Learn numbers; tactical and visual learning

Educational Value:  Facts about Washington DC; Math – numbers relationship to shapes