Strega Nona Meets Her Match

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 172

Tomie dePaola’s beloved and bestselling Strega Nona gets in some friendly competition in this beloved addition to the series! Strega Nona (Grandma Witch) has cures for warts and headaches, even lovesickness. She uses old-fashioned potions and magic and the villagers in Calabria flock to her door. But when her friend Strega Amelia comes over the mountain for a visit, she brings more than just gossip. Soon she's set up her own shop, using the latest modern gadgets, offering sweets and cappuccino--to all of Strega Nona's regulars! Looks like Strega Nona's met her match, Unless she's got her own cure. For Strega Amelia! "A pleasure to read aloud, this features the broad humor that young children relish."—Booklist From the Trade Paperback edition.

On the Wing of a Whitebird

A Tomie DePaola Resource Book

Author: Val. Z. Hornburg

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited


Category: Education

Page: 141

View: 650

Contains 22 reading and writing activities, using Tomie dePaola's stories as springboards.

Computer Games

A Bibliography with Indexes

Author: Blair Carter

Publisher: Nova Publishers


Category: Computers

Page: 157

View: 588

Lists the most significant writings on computer games, including works that cover recent advances in gaming and the substantial academic research that goes into devising and improving computer games.

Strega Nona, Her Story

Author: Tomie dePaola

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 266

This is the beloved Strega Nona's own story, every detail just as she remembers it, from her childhood with Grandma Concetta, who trained young Nona and her best friend Amelia, to her early days in the little house on the hill and the happy moments when she met Big Anthony and Bambolona. It is the story of a most fascinating life that has influenced and delighted countless children and adults all over the world, and it all starts with the night Strega Nona was born, when the wind was blowing dark storm clouds across the hills . . . It's no surprise that award-winning author and artist Tomie dePaola was Strega Nona's choice as her biographer and portraitist, for he has put into books many stories that she has shared with him over the years, including Strega Nona (a Caldecott Honor Book), Strega Nona Meets Her Match, Strega Nona Takes a Vacation, Strega Nona's Harvest, Strega Nona's Gift, and Strega Nona Does It Again. Strega Nona's reaction when shown this book was, "Bravissimo, mio caro Tomie!" From the Hardcover edition.

Teacher Practice Online

Sharing Wisdom, Opening Doors

Author: Désirée H. Pointer-Mace

Publisher: Teachers College Press


Category: Electronic books

Page: 158

View: 205

Discovering World Geography with Books Kids Love

Author: Nancy A. Chicola

Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing


Category: Education

Page: 166

View: 523

Outlines lesson plans for third through sixth grade classes on the major regions of the world, recommends related fiction, and offers ideas for projects.

Something about the Author

Author: Alan Hedblad

Publisher: Gale


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 275

View: 493

An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, each volume in this series provides illustrated biographical profiles of approximately 75 children's authors and artists. This critically acclaimed series covers more than 12,000 individuals, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries typically cover: personal life, career, writings, works in progress, adaptations, additional sources. A cumulative author index is included in each odd-numbered volume.

Story Time Sampler

Read Alouds, Booktalks, and Activities for Children

Author: Paula Gaj Sitarz

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited Incorporated


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 309

View: 324

Offers storytelling programs on twenty-one topics that can be used with children in kindergarten through third grade