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Book The Journey That Saved Curious George

Download or read book The Journey That Saved Curious George written by Louise Borden and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. This book was released on 2005-09-26 with total page 79 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In 1940, Hans and Margret Rey fled their Paris home as the German army advanced. They began their harrowing journey on bicycles, pedaling to Southern France with children’s book manuscripts among their few possessions. Louise Borden combed primary resources, including Hans Rey’s pocket diaries, to tell this dramatic true story. Archival materials introduce readers to the world of Hans and Margret Rey while Allan Drummond dramatically and colorfully illustrates their wartime trek to a new home. Follow the Rey’s amazing story in this unique large format book that resembles a travel journal and includes full-color illustrations, original photos, actual ticket stubs and more. A perfect book for Curious George fans of all ages.

Book Let s Eat    Bugs

Download or read book Let s Eat Bugs written by Judy Goldman and published by Reycraft Books. This book was released on 2021-06-30 with total page 40 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Eating bugs might sound unusual to children in the United States, but people all over the world eat them. These insects provide an important source of protein, and many tasty recipes include them. Mexican author Judy Goldman shares facts about the many yummy bugs consumed in her home country of Mexico. Let's eat!

Book Pura s Cuentos

Download or read book Pura s Cuentos written by Annette Bay Pimentel and published by Abrams. This book was released on 2021-09-07 with total page 40 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A lyrical, vibrant tribute to the amazing life and legacy of Pura Belpré, a lauded storyteller, librarian, and pioneer of bilingual storytimes Pura’s abuela always has a cuento to share. She crows ¡Qui-qui-ri-quí! for Señor Gallo, booms Borom, Borom for Señor Zapo, and tells of a beautiful cockroach who loves a mouse. Pura clings to these stories like coquíes cling to green leaves. When Pura grows up and moves from Puerto Rico to Harlem, she gets a job at the library, where she is surrounded by stories—but they’re only in English. Where is Señor Gallo? Where is Pérez the mouse? Where is Puerto Rico on these shelves? She decides to tell children the tales of her homeland in English and in Spanish. Lyrically written, with lively illustrations, Pura’s Cuentos captures the exuberant spirit and passion of Pura Belpré: celebrated storyteller, author, folklorist, and the first Latina librarian in New York City. A pioneer of bilingual storytimes, she welcomed countless new families to the library, formed cultural bridges in her community, and broke the rules by telling stories that weren’t printed in books—at least, not yet.

Book 5 Kinds of Nonfiction

    Book Details:
  • Author : Melissa Stewart
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 2023-10-10
  • ISBN : 1003842445
  • Pages : 312 pages

Download or read book 5 Kinds of Nonfiction written by Melissa Stewart and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2023-10-10 with total page 312 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Once upon a time...children's nonfiction books were stodgy, concise, and not very kid friendly. Most were text heavy, with just a few scattered images decorating the content and meaning, rather than enhancing it. Over the last 20 years, children's nonfiction has evolved into a new breed of visually dynamic and engaging texts.In 5 Kinds of Nonfiction: Enriching Reading and Writing Instruction with Children's Books , Melissa Stewart and Dr. Marlene Correia present a new way to sort nonfiction into five major categories and show how doing so can help teachers and librarians build stronger readers and writers. Along the way, they: Introduce the 5 kinds of nonfiction: Active, Browseable, Traditional, Expository Literature, and Narrative -;and explore each category through discussions, classroom examples, and insights from leading children's book authorsOffer tips for building strong, diverse classroom texts and library collectionsProvide more than 20 activities to enhance literacy instructionInclude innovative strategies for sharing and celebrating nonfiction with students.With more than 150 exemplary nonfiction book recommendations and Stewart and Correia's extensive knowledge of literacy instruction, 5 Kinds of Nonfiction will elevate your understanding of nonfiction in ways that speak specifically to the info-kids in your classrooms, but will inspire all readers and writers.

Book Biblioburro

    Book Details:
  • Author : Jeanette Winter
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2011-06-28
  • ISBN : 1442440732
  • Pages : 32 pages

Download or read book Biblioburro written by Jeanette Winter and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2011-06-28 with total page 32 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A man, his burros, and his books bring joy to children in remote Colombian villages in this inspiring book based on a true story by celebrated picture book creator Jeanette Winter. Luis loves to read, but soon his house in Colombia is so full of books there’s barely room for the family. What to do? Then he comes up with the perfect solution—a traveling library! He buys two donkeys—Alfa and Beto—and travels with them throughout the land, bringing books and reading to the children in faraway villages. Complete with an author’s note about the real man on whom this story is based.

Book Dear Librarian

    Book Details:
  • Author : Lydia M. Sigwarth
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Release : 2021-06-01
  • ISBN : 037438990X
  • Pages : 40 pages

Download or read book Dear Librarian written by Lydia M. Sigwarth and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). This book was released on 2021-06-01 with total page 40 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When Lydia was five years old, she and her family had to leave their home. They hopped from Grandma's house to Aunt Linda's house to Cousin Alice's house, but no place was permanent. Then one day, everything changed. Lydia's mom took her to a new place — not a house, but a big building with stone columns, and tall, tall steps. The library. In the library, Lydia found her special spot across from the sunny window, at a round desk. For behind that desk was her new friend, the librarian. Together, Lydia and the librarian discovered a world beyond their walls, one that sparkled with spectacular joy. Paired with warm art by newcomer Romina Galotta and a foreword by Ira Glass, Dear Librarian is a "thank you" to anyone who has offered a child love and support during a difficult time.

Book The Coming of the Mormons

Download or read book The Coming of the Mormons written by Jim Kjelgaard and published by . This book was released on 2019 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A fascinating readable history about the reasons why the Mormons migrated to the West and how they settled Utah.

Book Some Writer

Download or read book Some Writer written by Melissa Sweet and published by Clarion Books. This book was released on 2016 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this stunning, first-ever fully-illustrated biography of legendary author E.B. White, Sibert medalist and Caldecott Honor winner Melissa Sweet uses White's letters, photos, and mementos, as well as her original collaged art, to tell the true story of one of the most beloved authors of all time.

Book Schomburg  The Man Who Built a Library

Download or read book Schomburg The Man Who Built a Library written by Carole Boston Weatherford and published by Candlewick Press. This book was released on 2020-10-06 with total page 48 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “A must-read for a deeper understanding of a well-connected genius who enriched the cultural road map for African Americans and books about them.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood an Afro–Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg. This law clerk’s passion was to collect books, letters, music, and art from Africa and the African diaspora and bring to light the achievements of people of African descent through the ages. A century later, his groundbreaking collection, known as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has become a beacon to scholars all over the world. In luminous paintings and arresting poems, two of children’s literature’s top African-American scholars track Arturo Schomburg’s quest to correct history.

Book 303 Kid Approved Exercises and Active Games

Download or read book 303 Kid Approved Exercises and Active Games written by Kimberly Wechsler and published by Turner Publishing Company. This book was released on 2012-06-12 with total page 211 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: With game consoles and the Internet, children are playing as much as they always have—but now, they sit still while doing it. Kids spend as much time watching TV, using computers, and playing video games as they spend in school each week. One in every three kids in America is considered overweight or obese, and the number one concern that parents bring up to pediatricians is keeping kids fit. Half of all children are not physically active enough for the development of a healthy cardiovascular system. 303 Kid-Approved Exercises and Active Games helps 6-8 year old kids get off their chairs with fun and age-appropriate exercises. Exercise for children must be fun. These exercises have been used for personal training sessions, kids fitness classes, kids fitness camps, birthday parties and in schools; they have all been “Kid-Approved!”. Kimberley Wechsler, a specialist in Kid’s Fitness, took into account the fundamental attributes of being a child while developing these exercises. Children have specific physiologic differences that make them unique. They grow, mature, and develop skills at different ages, so what may be skill appropriate for one child could be harmful for another child. These exercises reflect the emotional, social, physical level of this age group. At this age, children feel confident with the basic skill of fitness and are now ready to be challenged to more complex moves. They are now at the skill level in which physical challenges like balance, muscle building, hand-eye, hand-foot coordination, increasing challenges for their fine and gross motor skills, and functional training can be more added. They are growing in their intellectual and emotional processes as well, which now allows this age group to follow and understand simple rules of a sport. They are also introduced to the concept of friendly competition and sports fitness. Children also enjoy using their imagination and fantasy, so exercises require the use of their imagination. There are games and fitness challenges that require kids to take an active role in learning new skills, and there are introductions to new sports. Kids still enjoy outside participation so families, friends, educators and counselors can participate in all of the 303 activities. Kids at this age can’t seem to sit still--their minds are always thinking and their bodies are always moving. Children have short attention spans, so most of the activities can be played within a 15 minute period of time and many choices are offered throughout the book. 303 Kid-Approved Exercises and Active Games supports children’s energy and directs it in a positive way; the activities take advantage of a child's natural tendency to be active with unstructured or free play. 303 Kid-Approved Exercises and Active Games develops intellectual, emotional, and social skills for children, all the while promoting an active and healthy lifestyle.

Book 101 Dance Games for Children

Download or read book 101 Dance Games for Children written by Paul Rooyackers and published by Turner Publishing Company. This book was released on 1996-01-23 with total page 181 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Encourages children to develop their imaginations, social skills, self-expression, and coordination with a collection of 101 dance games that emphasize creativity, no-blame activities, working with a group, and more.

Book 101 Drama Games for Children

Download or read book 101 Drama Games for Children written by Paul Rooyackers and published by Hunter House. This book was released on 1998 with total page 164 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Drama games are not staged plays but a dynamic form in which children explore their minds and the world around them. They can use their play-acting in sensory games, pantomimes, story games with puppets, in creating masks and costumes, and much more. Drama games allow children to get more in touch with themselves and what they want to be, and are a delightful way to discover the freedom, creativity, and expression of acting- and living. The SmartFunActivity series encourage imagination, social interaction, and self-expression in children. To make the books easy to use, games are marked according to appropriate age levels, length of play time, and group size, using helpful icons. Most games are non-competitive and none require special skills or training. The series is widely used in homes, schools, daycare centers, clubs, and summer camp.

Book Grand Canyon

    Book Details:
  • Author : Jason Chin
  • Publisher : Roaring Brook Press
  • Release : 2017-02-21
  • ISBN : 1250155436
  • Pages : 56 pages

Download or read book Grand Canyon written by Jason Chin and published by Roaring Brook Press. This book was released on 2017-02-21 with total page 56 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Rivers wind through earth, cutting down and eroding the soil for millions of years, creating a cavity in the ground 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and more than a mile deep known as the Grand Canyon. Home to an astonishing variety of plants and animals that have lived and evolved within its walls for millennia, the Grand Canyon is much more than just a hole in the ground. Follow a father and daughter as they make their way through the cavernous wonder, discovering life both present and past. Weave in and out of time as perfectly placed die cuts show you that a fossil today was a creature much long ago, perhaps in a completely different environment. Complete with a spectacular double gatefold, an intricate map and extensive back matter.

Book The Right Word

    Book Details:
  • Author : Jen Bryant
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release : 2014-09-15
  • ISBN : 1467447641
  • Pages : 48 pages

Download or read book The Right Word written by Jen Bryant and published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing. This book was released on 2014-09-15 with total page 48 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 2015 Caldecott Honor Book 2015 Sibert Medal Winner For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn’t write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time. Readers of all ages will marvel at Roget’s life, depicted through lyrical text and brilliantly detailed illustrations. This elegant book celebrates the joy of learning and the power of words.

Book Her Right Foot

Download or read book Her Right Foot written by Dave Eggers and published by Chronicle Books. This book was released on 2017-09-19 with total page 113 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: If you had to name a statue, any statue, odds are good you'd mention the Statue of Liberty. Have you seen her? She's in New York. She's holding a torch. And she's taking one step forward. But why? In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the powerful message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation. Can you believe that?

Book FORTNITE  Official   The Ultimate Trivia Book

Download or read book FORTNITE Official The Ultimate Trivia Book written by Epic Games and published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. This book was released on 2021-04-13 with total page 148 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Are you a true Fortnite expert? Find out in this official Epic Games trivia book, featuring the authentic Fortnite holographic seal. Packed with hundreds of quiz questions in five different levels of difficulty, this official trivia book from Epic Games is jam-packed with Battle Royale brainteasers to test your Fortnite expertise. Whether you're new to the game or an old hand, these questions will level up your knowledge and provide hours of fun. Are you up for the challenge? Your trivia test starts here!

Book In God s Name

    Book Details:
  • Author : Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
  • Publisher : Turner Publishing Company
  • Release : 2011-11-05
  • ISBN : 1580235409
  • Pages : 33 pages

Download or read book In God s Name written by Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and published by Turner Publishing Company. This book was released on 2011-11-05 with total page 33 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Everyone and everything in the world has a name. What is God’s name? In poetic text and vibrant illustrations, this modern fable celebrates the diversity and, at the same time, the unity of all people. “God must have a single name this greater and more powerful than all other names.” All the people of the world set out to find God’s name ... and each of the many seekers is sure that he or she alone has found the right name, the only name, for God. Finally, they come together—and at last learn what God’s name really is. In God’s Name is a spiritual celebration of all people of the world and their belief in one God.