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2008 Bank Street College of Education 100 Best Books List

Daniel Boone’s Great Escape was named on the Bank Street College of Education Best Books for 2008 List. In choosing books for the annual list, committee members consider literary quality and excellence of presentation as well as the potential emotional impact of the books on young readers. Other criteria include credibility of characterization and plot, authenticity of time and place, age suitability, positive treatment of ethnic and religious differences, and the absence of stereotypes.