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Alphabet City

Alphabet City

by Stephen T. Johnson

In this wordless book, through realistic pastels and watercolors, Johnson proposes a new look at the urban landscape, pointing out how letters appear in a variety of places, from interstates to a simple sawhorse at a construction site.

A 1996 Caldecott honor Book

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
Tandem Library
Book Type
Alphabet Book

About the Author

Stephen T. Johnson Stephen T. Johnson has illustrated many books for children, including "Hoops," an ALA Notable Children’s Book and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. Mr. Johnson lives in Kansas.

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