On the Same Day in March

A Tour of the World's Weather

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Author: Marilyn Singer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064435288

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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On the same day in March... Polar bears ride on Artic ice. People in French cafes turn up their faces to the sun. Hailstones roll over Indian hillsides. Rain makes a river in Kenya. On the same day that it's icy cold in the Artic, it's foggy in Louisiana, sunny in Barbados, and blowing wild winds called willy-willies in Austrailia. In this poetic exploration of longitude and weather, with bright and detailed paintings of seventeen different places, Marilyn Singer and Frane Lessac show us what's happening from the poles to the equator-- all on the same day in March. Top 10 Science Books for Children 2000 (Booklist) and Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2001, National Council for SS & Child. Book Council

The Storytime Handbook

A Full Year of Themed Programs, with Crafts and Snacks

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Author: Nina Schatzkamer Miller

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476603537

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 280

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Fresh, fun ideas for children’s storytime fill this book. The author, a long-time storytime facilitator, has put together 52 weekly themes plus additional plans for holidays, all with detailed instructions for talking about the theme and choosing the books, crafts, songs, poems, games and snacks. Each storytime idea is illustrated with photographs of a suggested craft and snack for easy reference. Libraries, bookstores, preschools and parents alike can use this book to offer themed storytimes that include discussion, literature, art, music, movement and food. Options are provided for each storytime, so the ideas can be used year after year.

Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

A Librarian's Guide

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Author: Sylvia M. Vardell

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610695615

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 343

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Looking for a practitioner-oriented intro to literature for children ages 5–12? This book covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities. • Includes recommendations and evaluations of digital eBooks, apps, and audiobooks as well as print titles, providing full coverage of the range of materials for children today • Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance • Provides author comments, collaborative activities, featured books, special topics and programs, selected awards and celebrations, historical connections, recommended resources, issues for discussion, relevant professional standards, and assignment suggestions within each chapter • Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school students—a key element of today's education assessment standards

A Drop Around the World

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Author: Barbara Shaw McKinney

Publisher: Dawn Publications

ISBN: 158469243X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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This book is a year-after-year favorite with teachers. It engagingly leads readers around the world following a drop of water--whether as steam or snow, inside a plant or animal, or underground--teaching the wonders and importance of the water cycle. (There is lots of geography, too.) Four pages of science about the qualities of water are included.

Genesee Farmer

A Monthly Journal Devoted to Agriculture and Horticulture

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: N.A

View: 1967

The New York Mirror

A Weekly Gazette of Literature and the Fine Arts

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Author: Samuel Woodworth,George Pope Morris,Nathaniel Parker Willis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Leslie's

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Author: John Albert Sleicher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Independent

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Author: Leonard Bacon,Joseph Parrish Thompson,Richard Salter Storrs,Joshua Leavitt,Henry Ward Beecher,Theodore Tilton,Henry Chandler Bowen,William Hayes Ward,Hamilton Holt,Fabian Franklin,Harold de Wolf Fuller,Christian Archibald Herter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

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West Africa

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Africa, West

Page: N.A

View: 630