Caldecott Book
Proportions/ratios
Science
State Capitals
Dance
100

A pup has had enough of summer in the city! Enough of sizzling sidewalks, enough of wailing sirens, enough of people's feet right in his face. When he plops down in the middle of a crosswalk, his owner endeavors to get him the breath of fresh air he needs. She hails a taxi, hops a train, and ferries out to the beach.

Hot Dog

100

In Mrs. Smith's math class, there are 13 girls and 17 boys. What is the ratio of girls to the total number of students?

13:30

Thirteen to thirty

100

This substance's state include plasma, gas, liquid, and solid. Everything in the universe, except for energy consists of it. What is the substance made of atoms?

Matter

100

Capital of Kentucky

Frankfort

100

This Childhood dancing and singing game can be tracked back to the 1790's. Although it is commonly believed to describe the Black Plague, there is a little evidence to support this. Name this dance, whose last line in one version proclaims, "Ashes, ashes, we all fall down."

Ring Around the Rosie

200

While driving through Ohio in an old Pontiac, a young girl's Chinese immigrant parents spot watercress growing wild in a ditch by the side of the road. They stop the car, grabbing rusty scissors and an old paper bag, and the whole family wades into the mud to gather as much as they can.

Watercress

200

On Mrs. Petrie's Academic team, there are 5 girls and 10 boys. what is the ratio of girls to boys?

1:2

One to two

200

Newton described this property in his First Law of Motion. It is an objects resistance to changing its velocity- that is, its speed and direction. Identify this tendency of an object to remain in motion or at rest unless acted on by an unbalanced force.

Inertia

200

Juneau

(sounds like June-know)

200

In the simplest form of this dance, the left foot steps forward, the right foot kicks forward and steps back, and the left foot steps back. Although popularized on Broadway and it Harlem ballrooms, it originated among African American dock workers in the South. Identify this 1920s dance, named for a South Carolina city.

Charleston

300

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, this book gives an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption―a bold and lyrical picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and vibrantly illustrated by Michaela Goade.
Water is the first medicine.
It affects and connects us all .

We Are Water Protectors

300

A mosaic in the hallway has 6 red trapezoids for every 16 green triangles. What is the ratio of triangles to trapezoids?

8:3

eight to three

300

Paleontologists study these specific scientific remains. they may be true form, cast, trace, or mold. What are these remains of animals, plants, and other organisms often found in sedimentary rock?

Fossil

300

Capital of Arizona

Phoenix

300

After taking dance lessons. with his sister Adele and learning tap in New York City, he starred in films that saw him dance over furniture, and even on the ceiling. Name the suave dance who appeared in Flying Down to Rio Top Hat with Ginger Rogers.

Fred Astaire

(pronounces A-Stair)

400

Originally performed for ESPN, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States. It highlights the unspeakable trauma of slavery, the faith and fire of the civil rights movement, and the grit, passion, and perseverance of some of the world's greatest heroes.

The Undefeated

400

On one pizza, the cook made 4 slices of pepperoni, 3 slices of sausage and one cheese slice. Wha tis the ration of pepperoni to the whole pizza?

1:2

one to two

(must be in lowest terms)

400

This part of the cell is found in archaea, bacteria, algae, fungi, and plant cells. Protozoans and animal cells don't have one. Give the name of this rigid structure that surrounds the cell membrane.

Cell Wall

400

Capital of Alabama?

Montgomery
400

This choreographer, who earned two Emmy's for her TV special Baryshnikov, studied with Martha Graham before debuting with he Paul Taylor Dance Company. After her self - titled ballet company dissolved, she served as an artistic associate at the American Ballet Theatre, but choreographed a Beach Boys-themed work on Joffry. Name the choreographer of Deuce Coupe, The Times Are Changin', and Movie' Out.

Twyla Tharp

500

A girl is lost in a snowstorm. A wolf cub is lost, too. How will they find their way home?

Paintings rich with feeling tell this satisfying story of friendship and trust.

Wolf in the Snow

500
At the match on Saturday, Jaxon answered 10 questions correctly, Lilly 8 questions, Alex 5 and Luella 7. What is the ratio of answers Jaxon got correct to the rest of the team named?

1:3

one to three

500

This vascular plant tissue consists of cells with rigid, thick walls. Its dead tissue forms hollow pipes that run from the roots through the stems and into the leaves. Name this issue that transports water throughout a plant.

Xylem

500

Capital of Arkansas

Little Rock

500

At age five, this American Performer was already tap dancing semi-professionally. although he was a skilled dancer, it was his comedic timing that won him roles in movies like the Cotton Club and History of the World, Part 1. Name this dancer who also appeared in White Nights with Mikhail Baryshnikov.

Gregory Hines

(You may want to look him up to see him dance.)