Bill Peet

Author: Bill Peet

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395689820

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 190

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The well-known author and illustrator relates the story of his life and work.


Author: Georgina Kucherik and Mary Bain

Publisher: Rainbow Horizons Publishing

ISBN: 1773440241

Category: Education

Page: 43

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Become familiar with the writing of Bill Peet. This unit contains open-ended activities that the students can complete after reading books from the Bill Peet series. The activities allow the students to develop their skills in: Creativity, Creative Thinking Speaking, and Decision Making.


Author: Georgina Kucherik and Mary Bain

Publisher: Rainbow Horizons Publishing

ISBN: 1773440004

Category: Education

Page: 80

View: 8068

Become familiar with Bill Peet and a few of his books. This unit contains individualized reading activities which focus on developing skills in these areas: Creative Thinking and Writing, Comprehension, Word Knowledge, and Creativity.

How Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head

Author: N.A

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395340660

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 46

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Droofus the kindly dragon has a price on his head, but the small boy who befriends him refuses to sell him to the king.

The Essential Guide to Children's Books and Their Creators

Author: N.A

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547348896

Category: Reference

Page: 560

View: 2063

Upon publication, Anita Silvey’s comprehensive survey of contemporary children’s literature, Children’s Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy, affordable reference, geared specifically to parents, educators, and students. This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of children’s literature by focusing on the essentials — the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. Updated to include newcomers such as J. K. Rowling and Lemony Snicket and to cover the very latest on publishing and educational trends, this edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved children’s authors and illustrators, numerous essays on social and historical issues, thirty personal glimpses into craft by well-known writers, illustrators, and critics, and invaluable reading lists by category. The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators summarizes the canon of contemporary children’s literature, in a practical guide essential for anyone choosing a book for or working with children.

The Newbery and Caldecott Awards

Author: Association for Library Service to Children

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838935850

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

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The latest edition of the "Newbery and Caldecott Awards" guide covers the most distinguished American children's literature and illustration. Featured in this edition are: a comprehensive, annotated awards listing; Kathleen T. Horning's new essay exploring the topic of new editions and bibliographic citations for updated works; notes indicating those Caldecott Medal winners and Honor Books that have been revised and republished with new art; Bette J. Peltola's essay explaining terms and definitions associated with both awards; information on media used in the award-winning books; and a glimpse at criteria used to select the awards.

After the Story's Over

Author: Linda K. Garrity

Publisher: Good Year Books

ISBN: 9780673388360

Category: Children

Page: 224

View: 6834

Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!

Children's Book-a-Day Almanac

Author: Anita Silvey

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

ISBN: 1466828048

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 400

View: 474

Part fun- and information-filled almanac, part good book guide, the Children's Book-a-Day Almanac is a new way to discover a great children's book--every day of the year! This fresh, inventive reference book is a dynamic way to showcase the gems, both new and old, of children's literature. Each page features an event of the day, a children's book that relates to that event, and a list of other events that took place on that day. Always informative and often surprising, celebrate a year of literature for children with The Children's Book-a-Day Almanac.


Author: N.A

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395383681

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 62

View: 2259

The author describes the spring and summer his family adopts a large South American rodent for a pet.

Mastering Basic Skills¨ First Grade Activity Book

Author: Brighter Child

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 1483801063

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 7006

Mastering Basic Skills(R) First Grade includes comprehensive content on skills first graders need most. Topics include reading comprehension, phonics , language arts, grammar, writing, time and money, and math. The Mastering Basic Skills(R) series includes grade-specific math and language arts activities as well as reading lists, skills checklists, awards, and mini books. The comprehensive content and extra features increase the value of this series making it an appealing choice to parents looking for extra at-home practice for their child.