We can understand how the pictures affect the story.
0101.7.1 Experience and respond to a variety of media (including book and illustrations).
0101.7.2 Visit libraries/media centers and regularly check out materials.
0101.7.3 Understand the main idea in a visual medium (e.g., pictures, cartoons, posters).
What things get awards?
Have you ever gotten an award?
Is it hard to get one?
Would it be hard to decide who should get one if you were voting?