Caldecott Honor Book
Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother are picking blueberries on Blueberry Hill. What
happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A beloved classic is born.
With its expressive line drawings and charming story, Blueberries for Sal has won readers’ hearts
since its first publication in 1948.
"The adventures of a little girl and a baby bear while hunting for blueberries with their mothers one bright summer day. All the color and flavor of the sea and pine-covered Maine countryside."
-School Library Journal, starred review.
Blueberries for Sal is read by acclaimed stage and screen actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Mr. Gyllenhaal has been nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for his role in Donnie Darko, nominated for an Academy Award for his role in Brokeback Mountain, for which he won a BAFTA, and nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his role in Love and Other Drugs. Most recently, Mr. Gyllenhaal starred in the highly acclaimed drama End of Watch. He made his stage debut in Kenneth Lonergan's revival of This is Our Youth, on London's West End, and won an Evening Standard Theater Award for “Outstanding Newcomer.” This year he starred in Nick Payne’s off-Broadway hit If There Is, I Haven’t Found it Yet.