Release on 2015-11-23 | by Liz Deskins,Christina H. Dorr
200+ Lives to Explore
Author: Liz Deskins,Christina H. Dorr
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
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
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.
Release on 2014-04-01 | by Alicia Potter,Matt Tavares
One Man's Big, Bold, and Very, Very Loud Celebration of Peace
Author: Alicia Potter,Matt Tavares
Pubpsher: Candlewick Press
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
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.