Aunt Olga's Christmas Postcards
Title Aunt Olga's Christmas Postcards PDF eBook
Author Kevin Major
Publisher
Pages 32
Release 2005
Genre Aunts
ISBN 9781415640227

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Bridges to Understanding
Title Bridges to Understanding PDF eBook
Author Linda Pavonetti
Publisher Scarecrow Press
Pages 535
Release 2011-10-16
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 0810881063

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This is the fourth volume sponsored by the United States Board on Books for Young People, following Children's Books from Other Countries (1998), The World Through Children's Books (2002), and Crossing Boundaries (2006). This latest volume, edited by Linda M. Pavonetti, includes books published between 2005 and 2009. This annotated bibliography, organized geographically by world region and country, with descriptions of nearly 700 books representing more than 70 countries, is a valuableresource for librarians, teachers, and anyone else seeking to promote international understanding through children's literature. Like its predecessors, it will be an important tool for providing stories that will help children understand our differences while simultaneously demonstrating our common humanity.



Reading the World with Picture Books
Title Reading the World with Picture Books PDF eBook
Author Nancy J. Polette
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 364
Release 2010-07-21
Genre Education
ISBN 1598845888

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This valuable reference guide provides suggestions of picture books set in more than 70 countries in each continent of the world, along with standards-based activities. Reading the World with Picture Books presents an exhaustive collection of booktalk options with picture books that are set in the major countries of each continent. Hundreds of children's books with an international flavor are organized by continent and then by country, and suggested activities accompany the titles, encouraging students to interpret information related to historical or geographic concepts and use problem-solving skills. Activities range from those appropriate for beginners to experienced researchers/writers. All call for high-level thinking and most provide opportunities to respond in creative ways. In addition, all of the activities are keyed to selected national standards in language arts and social studies. The picture books suggested are not only excellent choices to capture a booktalk audience's attention and educate young readers about world culture, but also to demonstrate how human beings have adapted to the various environments of the world.



A to Zoo
Title A to Zoo PDF eBook
Author Rebecca L. Thomas
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 1657
Release 2018-06-21
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 1440834350

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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. Generations of savvy librarians and educators have relied on this detailed subject guide to children's picture books for all aspects of children's services, and this new edition does not disappoint. Covering more than 18,000 books published through 2017, it empowers users to identify current and classic titles on topics ranging from apples to zebras. Organized simply, with a subject guide that categorizes subjects by theme and topic and subject headings arranged alphabetically, this reference applies more than 1,200 intuitive (as opposed to formal catalog) subject terms to children's picture books, making it both a comprehensive and user-friendly resource that is accessible to parents and teachers as well as librarians. It can be used to identify titles to fill in gaps in library collections, to find books on particular topics for young readers, to help teachers locate titles to support lessons, or to design thematic programs and story times. Title and illustrator indexes, in addition to a bibliographic guide arranged alphabetically by author name, further extend access to titles.



School Library Journal
Title School Library Journal PDF eBook
Author
Publisher
Pages 624
Release 2005
Genre Children's libraries
ISBN

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The Horn Book Guide to Children's and Young Adult Books
Title The Horn Book Guide to Children's and Young Adult Books PDF eBook
Author
Publisher
Pages 528
Release 2006
Genre Children's literature
ISBN

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Fall Guys
Title Fall Guys PDF eBook
Author Jim Fisher
Publisher SIU Press
Pages 312
Release 1996
Genre Law
ISBN 9780809320691

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Too young to prosecute, Charlie Zubryd was adopted after his confession and a brief stay in a mental ward. A childless couple gave Zubryd a new name and identity. It would be twenty years before Charlie Zubryd - now going by the name Chuck Duffy - would have any contact with his blood family. When Zubyrd/Duffy made an effort to get his real family back, he was rejected because his relatives still believed he had murdered his mother. Until Fisher began to investigate the case in 1989, Chuck Duffy was not sure he had not killed his mother during some kind of mental blackout.