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All of the books, by Chris Van Allsburg, were included because they were either still in print or because they were at Crockett Elementary Library were I worked this summer.  I have also included in sentences, after the pictures, rating from Amazon.com.  Chris Van Allsburg's book rank high considering the number of books that are out today.  Enjoy reading them! I did!.

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Van Allsburg, Chris. 1995.  Bad Day At Riverbend.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.   ISBN:  039567347X.
 
This book was was chosen because it is still in print and received a five star rating from Amazon.com.  It ranked number 44,513.

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Van Allsburg, Chris.  1981.  Jumanji.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN: 0395304482.
 
This book was chosen because it received the 1982 Caldecott Medal, there has been a movie based on the book, it has received a four star rating from Amazon.com and was rank number 3,404.

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Van Allsburg, Chris.  1990.  Just A Dream.   Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN:  0395533082. 
 
This book was chosen because it was still in print and has a five star rating from Amazon.com.  It ranked number 16,044.
 
 

Van Allsburg, Chris.  1979.  The Garden of Abdul Gasazi.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN:  039527804X.
 
This book was chosen because it received a Caldecott Honor Medal and has a 4 1/2 star rating.

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Van Allsburg, Chris.  1984.  The Mysteries of Harris Burdick.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN:  0395353939.
 
This book was chosen because it is still in print and received a five star rating from Amazon.com.
 

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Van Allsburg, Chris.  1985.  The Polar Bear Express.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN: 0395389496.
 
This book was chosen because it received the 1986 Caldecott Medal, it has a five star rating, ranked number 1,857 and is being made into a movie.
 

Van Allsburg, Chris.  1986.  The Stranger.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN:  0395423317.
 
This book was chosen because it still is in print and has a five star rating.

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Van Allsburg, Chris.  1993.  The Sweetest Fig.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN:  0395673461.
 
This book was chosen because it is still in print, received a five star rating and was ranked number 19,300 from Amazon.com.

Van Allsburg. Chris.  1992.  The Widow's Broom.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. ISBN:  0395640512.
 
This book was chosen because it is still in print and has a five star rating.

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Van Allsburg, Chris.  1983.  The Wreck of the Zephyr.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN:  0395330750.
 
This book was chosen because it is in the 5th grade textbook that my school uses.

Van Allsburg, Chris.  1991.  The Wretched Stone.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN:  0395533074.
 
This book was chosen because it is still in print and received a five star rating ranking number 30,187 from Amazon.com.

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Van Allsburg, Chris.  1987.  The Z was Zapped.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN:  0395446120.
 
This book was chosen because it is still in print and has a five star rating.

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Van Allsburg, Chris.  1988.  Two Bad Ants.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN:  0395486688.
 
This book was chosen because it is still in print and has a four star rating.

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Van Allsburg, Chris.  2002.  Zathura: A Space Adventure.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.  ISBN:  0618253963.
 
This book was chosen because it is one of Van Allsburg's newest book.