The Flying Beaver Brothers: Birds vs. Bunnies

Author: Maxwell Eaton, III

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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In their fourth adventure, the Flying Beaver Brothers set off in their sailboat to enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation at nearby the island. But the birds and bunnies who live on Little Beaver Island have other ideas. Before long, Ace and Bub find themselves embroiled in an all-out war between the feathers and the fuzz. Can the Flying Beaver Brothers bring peace to Little Beaver Island?

Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition

Author: Michael Pawuk

Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 719

View: 914

Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections

Literature and the Child

Author: Lee Galda

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

View: 216

LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 9th Edition, offers thorough, concise coverage of the genres and formats of children’s literature and guidance on using literature in the classroom. With a focus on diverse award-winning titles, this market-leading text includes beautifully written and illustrated discussions of exemplary titles for readers in nursery school through middle school. A stunning design features interior illustrations by Lauren Stringer, an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. Each genre chapter contains criteria for evaluating literary quality, equipping students with a resource to guide text selection in the classroom. Practical, research-based information about teaching appears throughout, including sample teaching ideas and an emphasis on the importance of selecting and teaching complex texts. Extensive booklists provide excellent, ongoing resources and highlight texts that emphasize diversity. This text helps teachers understand how to select books that best serve their curriculum goals as well as the interests and needs of their students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


The Key to Happiness and Success in Over a Million and a Quarter Homes






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A Teaching Unit

Author: Aileen M. Carroll

Publisher: Walch Publishing


Category: Drama

Page: 120

View: 766

How do ancient myths relate to contemporary life? The answer lies within this resource, where Greek, Norse, Arthurian, Egyptian, Chinese, African, and Native American myths are narrated and then re-examined through questions, poems, puzzles, family trees, and more. 41 high-interest lessons, each with a reading passage followed by activities Teacher notes include a vocabulary and pronunciation guide, answer key, and suggested extension activities.

Creative Fingerplays & Action Rhymes

An Index and Guide to Their Use

Author: Jeff Defty

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group


Category: Education

Page: 255

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Offers an introduction to fingerplay, discussing the motor, listening, attention, and counting skills required for different age groups

The H.P. Lovecraft Institute

Author: David Bischoff

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC


Category: Fiction

Page: 388

View: 626

It's the HP Lovecraft Institute for Celestial Engineering--and one alone has escaped to tell the tale. It's the kind of school that no one ever graduates--alive.