There Goes Ted Williams

Author: Matt Tavares
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763627895
Size: 15.52 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 5388
Download
Profiles the iconic baseball hitter, including his rigorous practice schedule as a youth, military service in two wars, and stellar career that led to an unmatched season in 1941.

Linking Picture Book Biographies To National Content Standards 200 Lives To Explore

Author: Liz Deskins
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440835241
Size: 21.67 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 1606
Download
Presenting beautifully illustrated picture book biographies, this book pairs narrative nonfiction biographies rich in language and illustrations with national content standards in the social studies, science, and the arts. • Provides more than 100 picture book biographies (primarily from 2010 to the present) that offer the newest in engaging literature • Supplies lessons and units of instruction—including technology and web tools—that can be used to teach collaboratively with content area teachers • Links directly to national content area standards to ensure rigorous teaching • Provides clear evidence of the value of using higher-level picture books with middle grade students • Lends the unique perspective of authors who hold graduate degrees in children's literature, have been book reviewers for many years, have presented at state and national conferences on children's literature, and possess extensive experience with review committees of children's resources at the state and national levels on the subject of determining the quality of books for children

Becoming Babe Ruth

Author: Matt Tavares
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763656461
Size: 35.66 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 4063
Download
Traces his mischievous childhood in Baltimore before his life-changing enrollment in Saint Mary's Industrial School for Boys, where a strict code of conduct and his introduction to baseball inspired his historic career.

Jubilee

Author: Alicia Potter
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763658561
Size: 71.95 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 5351
Download
A tribute to the Irish-born musician and Civil War bandleader behind the 1869 National Peace Jubilee describes the innovative ideas and extensive repertoire that rendered his celebration history's loudest and most exuberant concert. By the author of Fritz Danced the Fandango.