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By Matt Berman, Marigny J. Dupuy

This article presents information on awards together with the Belpre, Boston Globe-Horn publication, the nationwide publication Awards, and BCCB Blue Ribbons. Entries are prepared alphabetically by way of writer, and for every identify the authors supply bibliographic info, a synopsis and a evaluation.

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The watercolor artwork is superb. 21 The Dalai Lama: A Biography of the Tibetan Spiritual and Political Leader by Demi Illus. : Biography Religion Reviews: * Booklist-March 15, 1998 The Bulletin-April 1998 Horn Book-March 1998 School Library Journal-March 1998 Awards/Lists: Booklist Editors' Choice Demi offers a simple yet engaging account of the life of the present Dalai Lama, leader of Tibet and winner of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize. He was known as Lhama Dhondup in the small village in Tibet where he was born in 1935.

Reginald's passion is playing classical violin, but his father decides he needs Reginald to be bat boy for his team, the Dukes. Unfortunately the Dukes are considered the worst in the League that year. Mama is content with the boy's possible career with an orchestra, but Papa is hoping to woo him over to baseball. Though not successful in his new job at first, Reginald eventually uses his musical talent to help the team to a winning streak. He also gets his father to see who he really is and to love him all the more for it.

He became a teacher, then a wandering poet, and only many years later did he finally settle in his father's village and marry. Sadness stalked his life. He lost his wife and all of his children to disease, but all the while he composed his sensitive and passionate haiku poetry. He died in 1827, having written more than 20,000 haiku. The book alternates short passages about Issa's life, with samples of his haiku, both in English and in Japanese, and exquisite watercolor paintings illustrating his life story and the poems.

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