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Where the Sidewalk Ends

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ISBN10 : 0061965251

Publisher : HarperCollins

Number of Pages : 176

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: NOW AVAILABLE AS AN EBOOK! Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling author of The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, has created a poetry collection that is outrageously funny and deeply profound. Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist. Shel Silverstein's masterful collection of poems and drawings stretches the bounds of imagination and will be cherished by readers of all ages. This is a collection that belongs on everyone's bookshelf. Makes a great gift for special occasions such as holidays, birthdays, and graduation. And don't miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, and Falling Up!

The Giving Tree

Author : Shel Silverstein

ISBN10 : 0061965103

Publisher : Harper Collins

Number of Pages : 64

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: As The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition allows young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit. And don't miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and A Light in the Attic!

A Light in the Attic

Author : Shel Silverstein

ISBN10 : 0062999702

Publisher : HarperCollins

Number of Pages : 176

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 509

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Book Summary: NOW AVAILABLE AS AN EBOOK! From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the creator of the beloved poetry collections Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, comes an imaginative book of poems and drawings—a favorite of Shel Silverstein fans young and old. This digital edition also includes twelve poems previously only available in the special edition hardcover. A Light in the Attic delights with remarkable characters and hilariously profound poems in a collection readers will return to again and again. Here in the attic you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. You will talk with Broiled Face, and find out what happens when Somebody steals your knees, you get caught by the Quick-Digesting Gink, a Mountain snores, and They Put a Brassiere on the Camel. Come on up to the attic of Shel Silverstein and let the light bring you home. And don't miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, The Giving Tree, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and Falling Up!

The Life I'm In

Author : Sharon G. Flake

ISBN10 : 1338573195

Publisher : Scholastic Inc.

Number of Pages : 336

Category : Young Adult Fiction

Viewed : 1603

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Book Summary: The powerful and long-anticipated companion to The Skin I'm In, Sharon Flake's bestselling modern classic, presents the unflinching story of Char, a young woman trapped in the underworld of human trafficking. My feet are heavy as stones when I walk up the block wondering why I can't find my old self.In The Skin I'm In, readers saw into the life of Maleeka Madison, a teen who suffered from the ridicule she received because of her dark skin color. For decades fans have wanted to know the fate of the bully who made Maleeka's life miserable, Char.Now in Sharon Flake's latest and unflinching novel, The Life I'm In, we follow Charlese Jones, who, with her raw, blistering voice speaks the truths many girls face, offering insight to some of the causes and conditions that make a bully. Turned out of the only home she has known, Char boards a bus to nowhere where she is lured into the dangerous web of human trafficking. Much is revealed behind the complex system of men who take advantage of vulnerable teens in the underbelly of society. While Char might be frightened, she remains strong and determined to bring herself and her fellow victims out of the dark and back into the light, reminding us why compassion is a powerful cure to the ills of the world.Sharon Flake's bestselling, Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel The Skin I'm In was a game changer when it was first published more than twenty years ago. It redefined young adult literature by presenting characters, voices, and real-world experiences that had not been fully seen. Now Flake offers readers another timely and radical story of a girl on the brink and how her choices will lead her to either fall, or fly.

The Magician's Map (The House on Hoarder Hill Book #2)

Author : Mikki Lish,Kelly Ngai

ISBN10 : 1338665200

Publisher : Scholastic Inc.

Number of Pages : 304

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: Return to the magic of Hoarder Hill in this spellbinding sequel! Exploring the mysterious tunnels under their grandfather's house on Hoarder Hill, Hedy and Spencer discover the Fantastikhana, an underground tournament of magic. Here they find a group of powerful magicians called the Sleight and a mysterious living map, which tattoos itself onto Hedy's skin and seems to be directing her further underground. And so an extraordinary treasure hunt begins ...

Alligator Pie Brd Bk

Author : Dennis Lee

ISBN10 : 1443442895

Publisher : HarperCollins

Number of Pages : 28

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

Viewed : 1799

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Book Summary: A slice of Alligator Pie—sized for little ones! One of the best loved Canadian poems of all time, “Alligator Pie” established Dennis Lee’s reputation as “Canada’s Father Goose” when it appeared in his classic poetry collection of the same name in 1974. Now Lee's timeless rhyme is paired with striking artwork by Sandy Nichols, winner of a nationwide competition to find the perfect illustrator for the iconic poem. This fun-filled e-edition is a must-have for every baby and preschooler's library. "You can almost hear the skipping ropes slapping on the sidewalk." --Margaret Laurence

the princess saves herself in this one

Author : Amanda Lovelace,ladybookmad

ISBN10 : 1449486444

Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing

Number of Pages : 208

Category : Poetry

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Book Summary: From Amanda Lovelace, a poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. The first three sections piece together the life of the author while the final section serves as a note to the reader. This moving book explores love, loss, grief, healing, empowerment, and inspiration. the princess saves herself in this one is the first book in the "women are some kind of magic" series.

Hiding Heidi

Author : Fiona Woodcock

ISBN10 : 1471144496

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 32

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 643

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Book Summary: An atmospheric, enchanting story, skillfully drawn by exciting new talent, Fiona Woodcock about a little girl with an amazing gift for concealing herself. Heidi and her friends LOVE to play hide and seek. The trouble is, Heidi always win. She can't help it - she's just too good! But sometimes being hard to find can be hard to take, so Heidi needs to come up with a plan... ‘Playful imagery and Heidi’s eventual recognition of her friends’ talents add up to a warm story about compromise and common ground’ Publishers Weekly ‘A very attractive addition to the picture book shelves from an artist to be watched’ Books for Keeps PRAISE FOR POPPY AND THE BLOOMS: ‘Fiona Woodcock’s beautiful illustrations perfectly capture the contrast between a grey cityscape and the joyful kaleidoscope that fresh flowers can add… This gentle little story is a delight from start to finish’ Books for Keeps ‘A beautifully illustrated picture book which feels like a real visual treat… The artwork is stunning and very original and I think this makes it stand out as an interesting read for small children.’Being Mummy blog ‘Blooming wonderful!’ Red Reading Hub

Priceless Memories

Author : Bob Barker,Digby Diehl

ISBN10 : 1599952351

Publisher : Center Street

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Biography & Autobiography

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Book Summary: In front of the camera, he has been invited into the homes of millions of Americans as host of The Price Is Right, Truth or Consequences, Miss USA, Miss Universe, The Rose Parade, and many other programs and specials. Now Bob Barker shares stories of favorite contestants, episodes, celebrity encounters, and behind-the-scenes happenings. Beyond his public persona, he will open up about his personal life. From being raised on a Native American reservation by a single mother through the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl, to training as a pilot in the Navy during World War II, through his romance with the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Dorothy Jo, and his success at retirement. His support of animal rights has always been a central part of his life. Bob delves into stories of how he has taken on Hollywood and the government in his crusade, including his anti-fur stand-off with beauty pageants, his involvement in uncovering animal abuse in movies and television, and the legislation he helped to pass. He also shares personal stories of rescuing animals, from dogs to elephants. For the innumerable fans who have welcomed Bob into their homes over the last fifty years, this book will be like catching up with a dear and familiar friend who continues to lead a full and endlessly interesting life.

A Curious Bundle for Bo Bo and Cha Cha

Author : Jason Erik Lundberg

ISBN10 : 9814615366

Publisher : Epigram Books

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 974

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Book Summary: G’day mates! It’s the Great Australian Moving-in Day at the Mandai Zoo, and Bo Bo and Cha Cha are excited to meet their new friends from Down Under. But when they discover a mysterious baby on their doorstep, the pandas have to find out what it is and who it belongs to. Join Bo Bo and Cha Cha as they try to uncover this mystery and figure out who should take care of the new baby.

Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

Author : Edgar Allan Poe

ISBN10 : 0307962482

Publisher : Doubleday

Number of Pages : 832

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: This single volume brings together all of Poe's stories and poems, and illuminates the diverse and multifaceted genius of one of the greatest and most influential figures in American literary history.

Bo Bo and Cha Cha and the Lost Child

Author : Jason Erik Lundberg

ISBN10 : 981461534X

Publisher : Epigram Books

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 953

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Book Summary: One day, a little girl visiting the zoo gets separated from her father. Fortunately, Bo Bo and Cha Cha are there to help her find her way back, and along the way introduce the kid to Saloma the orang utan and lots of new animal friends. She has a map and they teach her how to read it and use landmarks to find her way. When she is reunited with her father, the girl says that she's no longer scared of getting lost, because now she knows how to find her way again.

Where Hope Comes From

Author : Nikita Gill

ISBN10 : 0306826410

Publisher : Hachette Books

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Poetry

Viewed : 1924

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Book Summary: **The Sunday Times Bestseller** Instagram superstar and poet Nikita Gill returns to her roots with her most personal collection yet, including more than twenty poems exclusive to the US edition. I took my worries out and laid them carefully on the kitchen table. Then began the slow but rewarding task of fixing everything that needed more love. Nikita Gill shares a collection of poems crafted as the world went into lockdown, tackles themes such as mental health and loneliness, and the precarity of hope. Through the life cycle of a star, she invites the reader to feel connected to the universe, taking us on a journey through the five stages of grief to the five stages of hope. This collection includes the phenomenal “Love in the Time of Coronavirus,” which was shared across social media over 20,000 times, as well as Gill's poems of strength and hope, “How to Be Strong” and “Silver Linings.” Where Hope Comes From is fully illustrated with beautiful line drawings by the author. All because everything is forbidden now, I want to go up to the top of the Eiffel Tower and sing at the top of my lungs.

Poem Depot

Author : Douglas Florian

ISBN10 : 1101620501

Publisher : Penguin

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

Viewed : 476

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Book Summary: In the vein of Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky, this illustrated book of humorous poems will guarantee giggles Artist, poet, and award-winning author Douglas Florian successfully captures the comedy of kids’ everyday lives with this jam-packed volume of 170 nonsense poems. Meander through the different aisles—such as “Jests & Jives” or “Tons of Puns”—to find everything from laugh-out-loud limericks to frenetic free verse. With Florian’s eccentric wit and off-the-wall drawings, this one-stop funny poetry shop is perfect for fans of Where the Sidewalk Ends.

Books to Build On

Author : E.D. Hirsch, Jr.

ISBN10 : 0307567214

Publisher : Delta

Number of Pages : 384

Category : Education

Viewed : 414

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Book Summary: The invaluable grade-by-grade guide (kindergarten—sixth) is designed to help parents and teachers select some of the best books for children. Books to Build On recommends: • for kindergartners, lively collections of poetry and stories, such as The Children’s Aesop, and imaginative alphabet books such as Bill Martin, Jr.’s Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and Lucy Micklewait’s I Spy: An Alphabet in Art • for first graders, fine books on the fine arts, such as Ann Hayes’s Meet the Orchestra, the hands-on guide My First Music Book, and the thought-provoking Come Look with Me series of art books for children • for second graders, books that open doors to world cultures and history, such as Leonard Everett Fisher’s The Great Wall of China and Marcia Willaims’s humorous Greek Myths for Young Children • for third graders, books that bring to life the wonders of ancient Rome, such as Living in Ancient Rome, and fascinating books about astronomy, such as Seymour Simon’s Our Solar System • for fourth graders, engaging books on history, including Jean Fritz’s Shh! We're Writing the Constitution, and many books on Africa, including the stunningly illustrated story of Sundiata: Lion King of Mali • for fifth graders, a version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream that retains much of the original language but condenses the play for reading or performance by young students, and Michael McCurdy’s Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of Frederick Douglass • for sixth graders, an eloquent retelling of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and the well-written American history series, A History of US . . . and many, many more!

Differentiating for the Young Child

Author : Joan Franklin Smutny,S.E. von Fremd

ISBN10 : 1452272751

Publisher : Corwin Press

Number of Pages : 280

Category : Education

Viewed : 874

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Book Summary: Meet the highly diverse needs of primary students with these differentiated teaching strategies! Designed to help primary teachers value and support the unique experiences and learning styles of diverse young learners, this book offers strategies for promoting intellectual discovery and creative thinking across key discipline areas, tackles issues related to underserved students, and discusses differentiated technology use. This second edition: Includes new charts with strategies for differentiating lessons in math, science, social studies, and language arts Presents new focus questions to help teachers clarify their own priorities and target student needs efficiently Offers Web sites for further reference

Selected Papers on International Arbitration

Author : Derya Durlu Gürzumar,Christoph Bruckschweiger,Jonas Pust,Janis Matthys,Hannes Latzel,Sooraj Sharma

ISBN10 : 3727219610

Publisher : Stämpfli Verlag

Number of Pages : 190

Category : Law

Viewed : 1872

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Book Summary: Das Werk Series on International Arbitration, Volume 5, enthält die besten Abschlussarbeiten aller Teilnehmer, die das Nachdiplomstudium in internationaler Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit der Swiss Arbitration Academy SAA erfolgreich abgeschlossen haben. Die Arbeiten decken verschiedene wichtige Aspekte der internationalen Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit ab. Die Swiss Arbitration Academy ist eine private Institution, deren Mitbegründer die Herausgeber des vorliegende Heftes sind. Sie führt jedes Jahr einen intensiven und praxisorientierten Kurs in internationaler Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit durch. Der Kurs richtet sich an Anwältinnen und Anwälte, Unternehmensjuristinnen und -juristen und weitere Fachleute, die an einer innovativen und praxisnahen Ausbildung im Bereich der internationalen Streitbeilegung interessiert sind. Alle Teilnehmer, die den Kurs mit der Einreichung der Abschlussarbeit erfolgreich abschließen, erhalten das SAA-Zertifikat und den Titel "Arbitration Practitioner ArbP". The SAA Series on International Arbitration contains the best graduation papers of all participants who successfully completed the post-graduate studies in international arbitration of the SAA Swiss Arbitration Academy. The papers cover different important aspects of international arbitration. The Swiss Arbitration Academy is a private institution co-founded and managed by the editors of this volume. Each year, the SAA offers and conducts an intensive and practical course in international arbitration. The training has been designed for lawyers, in-house counsel, and other professionals interested in cutting-edge international dispute resolution education. All participants who successfully complete the course, which includes the submission of the final paper, are awarded the SAA Certificate and the title Arbitration Practitioner ArbP.

Places of Curriculum Making

Author : D. Jean Clandinin,Janice Huber,M. Shaun Murphy

ISBN10 : 0857248286

Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing

Number of Pages : 168

Category : Education

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Book Summary: Focusing on school as place where curriculum is made to realizing the ways children and families are engaged as curriculum makers in homes, in communities, and in the spaces in-between, outside of school, this book investigates the tensions experienced by teachers, children and families as they make curriculum attentive to lives.

Shel Silverstein

Author : Johannah Haney

ISBN10 : 1627122737

Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

Number of Pages : 48

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

Viewed : 788

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Book Summary: Shel Silverstein’s works have sold over 20 million copies and have been translated into more than 30 languages. A cartoonist, songwriter, poet, playwright, and author, Silverstein’s style is unforgettable. His wacky illustrations and poems are thought provoking, engaging, and smart. Readers will be inspired to learn more about how this incredible artist approached his work, and what techniques he utilized to create and illustrate his unmistakable style.

Common Core State Standards for Grades 4-5

Author : Michelle Manville

ISBN10 : 147580668X

Publisher : R&L Education

Number of Pages : 122

Category : Education

Viewed : 937

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Book Summary: Common Core State Standards for Grades 4-5: Language Arts Instructional Strategies and Activities is designed to help teachers teach CORE standards using research-based, effective instructional strategies in combination with ready-to-use activities. These strategies include identifying similarities and differences, writing summaries and taking notes, creating non-linguistic representations, and suggestions for homework and practice.

Storytelling: Art and Technique, 5th Edition

Author : Janice M. Del Negro

ISBN10 : 1440872090

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

Number of Pages : 460

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

Viewed : 1870

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Book Summary: This book serves as both a textbook and reference for faculty and students in LIS courses on storytelling and a professional guide for practicing librarians, particularly youth services librarians in public and school libraries. Storytelling: Art and Technique serves professors, students, and practitioners alike as a textbook, reference, and professional guide. It provides practical instruction and concrete examples of how to use the power of story to build literacy and presentation skills, as well as to create community in those same educational spaces. This text illustrates the value of storytelling, cover the history of storytelling in libraries, and offer valuable guidance for bringing stories to contemporary listeners, with detailed instructions on the selection, preparation, and presentation of stories. They also provide guidance around the planning and administration of a storytelling program. Topics include digital storytelling, open mics and slams, and the neuroscience of storytelling. An extensive and helpful section of resources for the storyteller is included in an expanded Part V of this edition. Offers readers a thorough overview of the role of story and storytelling in the library Gives a convincing argument for the value of storytelling Provides practical tips on selecting, preparing, and telling stories Presents insights on storytelling to specific populations, including children, young adults, and those with special needs Includes an extensive list of resources

The Teachable Minute

Author : Connie Hebert

ISBN10 : 1614484708

Publisher : Morgan James Publishing

Number of Pages : 204

Category : Family & Relationships

Viewed : 805

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Book Summary: The Teachable Minute is a golden opportunity to teach kids something, anywhere, FAST. It can be caught at any time, in common places, where we all live and go. When we make time to Show, Ask, or Teach kids something, we help kids in two very important ways. We help them grow smarter. Consequently, they will know more and want to know more. We give them our time and undivided attention. Consequently, they will grow appreciative and grateful for our efforts, and connect with us more as parents.

Handbook of Research on the Global Impacts and Roles of Immersive Media

Author : Morie, Jacquelyn Ford,McCallum, Kate

ISBN10 : 1799824349

Publisher : IGI Global

Number of Pages : 539

Category : Social Science

Viewed : 607

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Book Summary: The world is witnessing a media revolution similar to the birth of the film industry from the early 20th Century. New forms of media are expanding the human experience from passive viewership to active participants, surrounding and enveloping us in ways film or television never could. New immersive media forms include virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (XR), fulldome, CAVEs, holographic characters, projection mapping, and mixed experimental combinations of old and new, live, and generated media. With the continued expansion beyond the traditional frame, practitioners are crafting these new media to see how they can influence and shape the world. The Handbook of Research on the Global Impacts and Roles of Immersive Media is a collection of innovative research that provides insights on the latest in existing and emerging immersive technologies through descriptions of case studies, new business models, philosophical viewpoints, and scientific findings. While highlighting topics including augmented reality, interactive media, and spatial computing, this book is ideally designed for media technologists, storytellers, artists, journalists, designers, programmers, developers, manufacturers, entertainment executives, content creators, industry professionals, academicians, researchers, and media students.

Including Everyone

Author : Judith Jellison

ISBN10 : 0199358788

Publisher : Oxford University Press

Number of Pages : 304

Category : Music

Viewed : 303

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Book Summary: Many practical books for music educators who work with special needs students focus on students' disabilities, rather than on the inclusive classroom more generally. In Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn, veteran teacher and pedagogue Judith Jellison offers a new approach that identifies broader principles of inclusive music instruction writ large. As she demonstrates in this aptly-titled book, the perceived impediments to successfully including the wide diversity of children in schools in meaningful music instruction often stem not from insurmountable obstacles but from a lack of imagination. How do teachers and parents create diverse musical communities in which all children develop skills, deepen understanding, and cultivate independence in a culture of accomplishment and joy? Including Everyone equips music teachers with five principles of effective instruction for mixed special needs / traditional settings that are applicable in both classroom and rehearsal rooms alike. These five guidelines lay out Jellison's argument for a new way to teach music that shifts attention away from thinking of children in terms of symptoms. The effective teacher, argues Jellison, will strive to offer a curriculum that will not only allow the child with a disability to be more successful, but will also apply to and improve instruction for typically developing students. In this compelling new book, Judith Jellison illustrates what it takes to imagine, create, and realize possibilities for all children in ways that inspire parents, teachers, and the children themselves to take part in collaborative music making. Her book helps readers recognize how this most central component of human culture is one that allows everyone to participate, learn, and grow. Jellison is a leader in her field, and the wealth of knowledge she makes available in this book is extensive and valuable. It should aid her peers and inspire a new generation of student teachers.

Kindergarten Fundamentals

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ISBN10 : 1483824993

Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

Viewed : 1943

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Book Summary: Kindergarten Fundamentals will delight young learners with activities on hand-eye coordination, shapes and colors, number and letter recognition, visual discrimination, beginning phonics, counting, fine motor skills, and more. Filled with colorful pages, easy-to-follow directions, and grade-appropriate activities, the Fundamentals series introduces and reinforces introductory concepts in math and language arts. The series covers all of the basics for success in PreK to Grade 2 and is perfect for year-round learning. The fun, challenging activities will supplement what children are learning in school, reinforcing their understanding of the subject matter and enhancing school performance. Each page features directions that teach and guide children through key areas of learning.

A Boy Named Shel

Author : Lisa Rogak

ISBN10 : 1429980567

Publisher : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Biography & Autobiography

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Book Summary: Few authors are as beloved as Shel Silverstein. His inimitable drawings and comic poems have become the bedtime staples of millions of children and their parents, but few readers know much about the man behind that wild-eyed, bearded face peering out from the backs of dust jackets. In A Boy Named Shel, Lisa Rogak tells the full story of a life as antic and adventurous as any of his creations. A man with an incurable case of wanderlust, Shel kept homes on both coasts and many places in between---and enjoyed regular stays in the Playboy Mansion. Everywhere he went he charmed neighbors, made countless friends, and romanced almost as many women with his unstoppable energy and never-ending wit. His boundless creativity brought him fame and fortune---neither of which changed his down-to-earth way of life---and his children's books sold millions of copies. But he was much more than "just" a children's writer. He collaborated with anyone who crossed his path, and found success in a wider range of genres than most artists could ever hope to master. He penned hit songs like "A Boy Named Sue" and "The Unicorn." He drew cartoons for Stars & Stripes and got his big break with Playboy. He wrote experimental plays and collaborated on scripts with David Mamet. With a seemingly unending stream of fresh ideas, he worked compulsively and enthusiastically on a wide array of projects up until his death, in 1999. Drawing on wide-ranging interviews and in-depth research, Rogak gives fans a warm, enlightening portrait of an artist whose imaginative spirit created the poems, songs, and drawings that have touched the lives of so many children---and adults.

Think Like Socrates

Author : Shanna Peeples

ISBN10 : 150639163X

Publisher : Corwin Press

Number of Pages : 304

Category : Education

Viewed : 1922

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Book Summary: Socrates believed in the power of questions rather than lecturing his students. But how did we get so far away from his method of inquiry? Shanna Peeples, 2015 National Teacher of the Year, will show you how teachers can create an engaging atmosphere that encourages student questions and honors their experiences. This resource provides Questions paired with sample texts Step-by-step lessons for generating and using students’ questions Lesson extensions for English language learners, special education students, and gifted and talented students Writing suggestions, in-class debate questions, and scoring rubrics Multimedia texts Protocols for using inquiry with adults as a base for professional development

Intellectual Development

Author : Dave Riley

ISBN10 : 1605543403

Publisher : Redleaf Press

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Education

Viewed : 515

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Book Summary: To the untrained eye, many of the common activities in early childhood settings may not seem educational. In reality, research shows that these activities are actually learning tools that promote children's intellectual development. Why do we sort blocks and sing nursery rhymes with children, and what do they learn from these activities? Intellectual Development answers these questions and investigates the link between the best practices in early childhood education and the science of child development. This book will help teachers answer the question “Why do we do what we do?” Chapters cover language and literacy development, early number learning, and musical and artistic development. The book also contains information on early learning standards, practice tips, and recommended readings.

Alice in Transmedia Wonderland

Author : Anna Kérchy

ISBN10 : 1476626162

Publisher : McFarland

Number of Pages : 268

Category : Literary Criticism

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Book Summary: Part of Alice’s appeal is her ambiguity, which makes possible a range of interpretations in adapting Lewis Carroll’s classic Wonderland stories to various media. Popular re-imaginings of Alice and her topsy-turvy world reveal many ways of eliciting enchantment and shaping make-believe. Late 20th century and 21st century adaptations interact with the source texts and with each other—providing readers with an elaborate fictional universe. This book fully explores today’s multi-media journey to Wonderland.

Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature

Author : Emer O'Sullivan

ISBN10 : 9780810874961

Publisher : Scarecrow Press

Number of Pages : 372

Category : Literary Criticism

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Book Summary: The Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature relates the history of children's literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, books, and genres.

This Too is Music

Author : Rena Upitis

ISBN10 : 0190884983

Publisher : Oxford University Press

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Music

Viewed : 1186

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Book Summary: This Too is Music guides and motivates teachers to foster playful and motivating classroom conditions that enable elementary students to thrive as musicians in every way-as singers, improvisers, critical listeners, storytellers, dancers, performers, and composers. Told through anecdotes and illustrated with musical examples, the book explores how all of these aspects of music making are intertwined, quelling any doubts teachers may have regarding their abilities to create an environment where children can improvise, dance, compose, and notate their musical offerings. While the book acknowledges the importance of traditional approaches to teaching notation and performance, the emphasis is on the student's point of view, illustrating how young musicians can learn when their musical ideas are honored and celebrated. Various teaching ideas are presented-some exploratory in nature, others involving direct instruction. Regardless of their nature, all of the activities arise from research on children's musical development in general and their development of notational systems in particular. The ideas and activities have been tested in multiple elementary-classroom environments and pre-service settings. The activities center on music through movement, song, various types of performances, improvisation, and composition and notational development. These activities, which encompass both small-scale classroom lessons and large-scale productions, engage children across subjects, including language, drama, and mathematics. Activities encompass both small-scale classroom lessons and large-scale productions. The book underscores the timeless quality of this pedagogy; even in our digital age, this musical environment appeals to children. The work invites readers to adapt the ideas to their own teaching settings, showing both pre-service and established teachers that they can teach music creatively to build community and to inspire all who enter there.

Building Competence in School Consultation

Author : Daniel S. Newman,Sylvia A. Rosenfield

ISBN10 : 1317692071

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 194

Category : Education

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Book Summary: School psychologists consistently indicate that consultation is a crucial component of their duties but that they lack sufficient opportunities to develop their corresponding knowledge, skills, and confidence during graduate training. Building Competence in School Consultation directly addresses the need for practical, comprehensive consultation training, including support materials, for school psychologists, counselors, and other professionals working in schools. Drawing from evidence-based approaches as well as experienced instructors’ real-world toolkits, these essential perspectives and activities approach the standard and less common challenges of the school consultant role. Written by two leading experts in consultation, this book brings school psychology research directly to graduate students and both novice and experienced practitioners, providing invaluable context, reflection activities, videos from fellow consultation experts, and resources that translate academic findings into skills ready for immediate use.

Better Serving Teens through School Library–Public Library Collaborations

Author : Cherie P. Pandora,Stacey Hayman

ISBN10 : 1598849719

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

Number of Pages : 253

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

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Book Summary: In this practical guidebook, experienced librarians—a public librarian and a school librarian—share advice and ideas for extending resources, containing costs, and leveraging capabilities between school and public libraries, offering insights and strategies to overcome today's economic challenges. • Offers detailed instructions for initiating a collaborative relationship between public and school libraries • Explains how to navigate tricky political situations that can arise when trying to please two distinct administrative boards • Includes practical advice from both school and public perspectives • Best Practices section offers successful case studies and real-world tested ideas and tips • What We Wish You Knew! sidebars provide examples of challenges encountered and problems to avoid as well as hints for success

DIY Programming and Book Displays: How to Stretch Your Programming without Stretching Your Budget and Staff

Author : Amanda Catherine Struckmeyer,Svetha Hetzler

ISBN10 : 1598844733

Publisher : Libraries Unlimited

Number of Pages : 213

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines

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Book Summary: This manual guides librarians in creating simple, affordable, ready-to-use activities for children, 'tweens, teens, and families, with enough material for a full year of programs. • Month-by-month organization, with two programs per month • Plenty of reproducibles to help librarians get DIY stations up and running in no time • Photographs or illustrations beginning each chapter • A thematic, annotated booklist for each chapter

Creating Music

Author : Patricia Elaine Riley

ISBN10 : 1475830181

Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

Number of Pages : 280

Category : Music

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Book Summary: Children create music in individually unique ways, but also using common processes. Each creating process component stated in the United States’ National Music Standards (imagine, plan and make, evaluate and refine, and present; NCCAS, 2014) is explored in this text using children’s creations from China, India, Ireland, Mexico, and the United States as examples.

The Oxford Book of Children's Verse in America

Author : Donald Hall

ISBN10 : 019028174X

Publisher : Oxford University Press

Number of Pages : 368

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: Compiled by the award-winning poet and author of children's books, Donald Hall, this delightful anthology follows in the tradition of Iona and Peter Opie's classic Oxford Book of Children's Verse. Hall brings together poems written specifically for children and also those written for anyone and enjoyed by children and adults alike. He presents over two hundred fifty poems written by over one hundred different American poets--including anonymous works, ballads, and recitation pieces--that range from the Calvinist verses of the seventeenth century to the fabulous nonsense poems of the present. Drawing on literally thousands of sources--including Sunday School magazines, Christmas annuals for children, and such wonderful children's periodicals as St. Nicholas and Youth's Companion--Hall gives the modern reader a rich sampling of many poems never before anthologized. He includes everyone's favorites, from Clement Clarke Moore's "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (a.k.a. "The Night Before Christmas") to the classic lines of Longfellow and Whittier. Along with Sarah Josepha Hale's famous poem, "Mary's Lamb," we find poetry by Emily Dickinson, Mary Mapes Dodge, Palmer Cox, Sarah Orne Jewett, Laura E. Richards, and Gelett Burgess. He also covers the twentieth-century with verse by T.S. Eliot, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Langston Hughes, Ogden Nash, Dr. Seuss (Theodore Geisel), and Randall Jarrell, just to name a few. Hall concludes with the poetry of present-day writers such as Shel Silverstein and Nancy Willard. A testament to a captivating tradition in American literature, this anthology will encourage many hours of nostalgic browsing and reading aloud to children.

Dig It!

Author : Clg Of William And Mary/Ctr Gift Ed

ISBN10 : 1000492249

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 154

Category : Education

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Book Summary: Dig It!, a third-grade Earth and space science unit, encourages students to investigate humanity's effects on the environment and the importance of conserving natural resources. The unit builds upon students' prior knowledge and the overarching concept of change by providing opportunities to relate local examples of environmental pollution and conservation with hands-on scientific experiments and demonstrations. Dig It! was developed by the Center for Gifted Education at The College of William and Mary to offer advanced curriculum supported by years of research. The Center's materials have received national recognition from the United States Department of Education and the National Association for Gifted Children, and they are widely used both nationally and internationally. Each of the books in this series offers curriculum that focuses on advanced content and higher level processes. The science units contain simulations of real-world problems, and students experience the work of real science by using data-handling skills, analyzing information, and evaluating results. The mathematics units provide sophisticated ideas and concepts, challenging extensions, higher order thinking skills, and opportunities for student exploration based on interest. These materials are a must for any teacher seeking to challenge and engage learners and increase achievement. Grade 3

Circuit Train Your Brain

Author : Molly M. Cantrell-Kraig

ISBN10 : 1982223650

Publisher : Balboa Press

Number of Pages : 122

Category : Business & Economics

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Book Summary: Resilience is the hallmark of achievers in any industry, field, or discipline. Bouncing back from failure, heartbreak, or life’s curveballs can be difficult for some; but it is a trait that can be developed with time and practice. These bite-size daily exercises are designed to train your resilience muscles so that you can change your outlook and change your life for good.