What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?

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Author: Steve Jenkins,Robin Page

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547488920

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this interactive guessing book, beautifully illustrated in cut-paper collage, which was awarded a Caldecott Honor. This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades K-1, Read Aloud Informational Text).

Animals, Animals, Animals Set

My First Day/What Do You Do With a Tail Like This/Move

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Author: Steve Jenkins,Robin Page

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780544340909

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 120

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A beautiful boxed set from the award-winning team of animal fact explainers. Includes gift editions of three of their best-loved books, with the spare, illuminating text and gorgeous cut-paper collage artwork fans of this dynamic duo have come to love. All this—plus a sheet of stickers—packed in an attractive slipcase. Three stunning books: My First Day: Find out what baby animals do in their first twenty-four hours of life. Move!: Learn why animals move the way they do. A New York Times Best Illustrated book. What Do You Do with a Tail Like This?: Explore the amazing things animals can do with their distinct body parts. A Caldecott Honor book.

Der lange Weg zur Freiheit

Autobiographie

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Author: Nelson Mandela

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104031541

Category: History

Page: 864

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»Ich bin einer von ungezählten Millionen, die durch Nelson Mandelas Leben inspiriert wurden.« Barack Obama Eine fast drei Jahrzehnte währende Gefängnishaft ließ Nelson Mandela zum Mythos der schwarzen Befreiungsbewegung werden. Kaum ein anderer Politiker unserer Zeit symbolisiert heute in solchem Maße die Friedenshoffnungen der Menschheit und den Gedanken der Aussöhnung aller Rassen wie der ehemalige südafrikanische Präsident und Friedensnobelpreisträger. Auch nach seinem Tod finden seine ungebrochene Charakterstärke und Menschenfreundlichkeit die Bewunderung aller friedenswilligen Menschen auf der Welt. Mandelas Lebensgeschichte ist über die politische Bedeutung hinaus ein spannend zu lesendes, kenntnis- und faktenreiches Dokument menschlicher Entwicklung unter Bedingungen und Fährnissen, vor denen die meisten Menschen innerlich wie äußerlich kapituliert haben dürften.

Esther, das Wunderschwein

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Author: Steve Jenkins,Derek Walter,Caprice Crane

Publisher: btb Verlag

ISBN: 3641201357

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Als eine Bekannte den Tierfreund Steve Jenkins fragte, ob er nicht ein Minischwein adoptieren wolle, wusste Steve, dass sein Lebensgefährte Derek nicht gerade begeistert sein würde. Dennoch willigte er ein, sich des süßen kleinen Ferkels anzunehmen. Eine Entscheidung, die Dereks und sein Leben für immer verändern sollte. Denn rein gar nichts an Esther war »Mini« – in drei Jahren wurde sie zu einem ausgewachsenen Hausschwein von 335 Kilo. Doch trotz aller Schwierigkeiten und einer Menge buchstäblicher »Schweinereien« liebten die beiden Esther: nur wie sollte es in ihrer Stadtwohnung mitten in Toronto mit der tierischen WG weitergehen? Wieder fassten sie einen weitreichenden Entschluss: per Crowdfunding finanzierten sie ein Gnadenhof-Projekt für ehemalige Nutztiere. Heute leben sie mit Esther und vielen anderen tierischen Freunden auf dem Land in Ontario im Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary.

Die Verlorenen von New York

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Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer

Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag

ISBN: 3646920904

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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Ob es jemals wieder so wird wie früher? Täglich stellt sich Alex diese Frage. Denn seit der Mond aus seiner Umlaufbahn verschoben wurde, geht es im New Yorker Alltag ums nackte Überleben. In den Fenstern der Hochhäuser brennt kein Licht mehr; kaputte Autos verstopfen die Kreuzungen; Plünderer ziehen durch die Straßen auf der Suche nach den letzten Lebensmitteln. New York ist eine Insel der Armen geworden - wer konnte, hat die Stadt längst verlassen. Verzweifelt kümmert sich Alex um seine Schwestern Briana und Julie. Doch eine Frage wagt er nicht zu stellen: Was, wenn ihre Eltern nicht nur vermisst sind, sondern Schlimmeres passiert ist?

What Do You Do When Something Wants To Eat You?

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Author: Steve Jenkins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547772912

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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What would you do if something wanted to eat you? Walk on water? Stick out your tongue? Play dead? Animals in the wild use all kinds of methods to protect themselves from their enemies. Using dynamic and intricate cut-paper collages, Steve Jenkins explores the many fascinating and unique defense mechanisms creatures use to escape from danger.

The Natural World Through Children's Literature

An Integrated Approach

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Author: Carol M. Butzow,John W. Butzow

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 1591583519

Category: Education

Page: 188

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Well-known authors, Carol and John Butzow consider over 25 picture books and correlating integrated activities in all curricular areas that provide examples in nature for children to observe, describe, and appreciate.

The Frog Book

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Author: Steve Jenkins,Robin Page

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1328636488

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Caldecott Honor–winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page explore form, color, and pattern, and capture the very unique nature of frogs in this brilliantly illustrated picture book. Perfect for fans of The Beetle Book, and young readers looking for nonfiction about this perennially fascinating animal. Long legs, sticky tongues, big round eyes, and other dazzling features—what's not to love about frogs? In this magnificently illustrated picture book, Caldecott Honor–winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page explore one of the world's most diverse—and most threatened—animals. With more than 5,000 different frog species on the planet, in every color of the rainbow and a vast number of vivid patterns, no creatures are more fascinating to learn about or look at. Jenkins and Page present a stunning array of these intriguing amphibians and the many amazing adaptations they have made to survive.

Zathura

ein Weltraumabenteuer

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Author: Chris Van Allsburg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783551516633

Category:

Page: 32

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Perfect Pairs

Using Fiction & Nonfiction Picture Books to Teach Life Science, K-2

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Author: Melissa Stewart,Nancy Chesley

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 1571109587

Category: Education

Page: 360

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Hands-on lessons can be fun and compelling, but when it comes to life science, they aren't always possible, practical, effective, or safe. Children can't follow a lion as it stalks a gazelle, visit the exotic kapok tree in a rain forest, or swim alongside the underwater life in a pond. But they can explore a whole world of animals, plants, and ecosystems through the pages of beautifully illustrated, science-themed picture books. Perfect Pairs, which marries fiction and nonfiction picture books focused on life science, helps educators think about and teach life science in a whole new way. Each of the twenty-two lessons in this book is built around a pair of books that introduces a critical life science concept and guides students through an inquiry-based investigative process to explore that idea--from animal/environment interactions to the role of structure in plant and animal survival, from inheritance of traits to variation of species. Each lesson starts with a "Wonder Statement" and comprises three stages. "Engaging Students" features a hands-on activity that captures student interest, uncovers current thinking, and generates vocabulary. The heart of the investigative process, "Exploring with Students," spotlights the paired books as the teacher reads aloud and helps students find and organize information into data tables. "Encouraging Students to Draw Conclusions" shows students how to review and analyze the information they have collected. Bringing high-quality science-themed picture books into the classroom engages a broad range of students, addresses the Performance Expectations outlined in the Next Generation Science Standards, and supports the goals of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts. Even if you are science shy, Perfect Pairs can help you become a more confident teacher whose classroom buzzes with curious students eager to explore their natural world.

Starting with Comprehension

Reading Strategies for the Youngest Learners

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Author: Andie Cunningham,Ruth Shagoury

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 1571103961

Category: Education

Page: 125

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It is never too early to start comprehension instruction. In fact, reading begins with meaning making. Andie Cunningham and Ruth Shagoury designed a reading program for five- and six-year-olds based on this premise. Most of the students in Andie's Portland, Oregon, kindergarten class have little or no alphabet knowledge when they enter the classroom in the fall. English is a second—or third—language for many of the children in this low-income neighborhood. Through research-based principles, carefully structured routines, and innovative activities, even the youngest learners can develop comprehension skills from their first days in school. The children in Starting with Comprehension are grappling with school culture for the first time and learning to work with classmates who speak a variety of different languages. These emergent readers learn to present their understanding of what they read through writing, talk, movement, and art. Kindergartners and preschoolers are different from readers who know how to decode texts. Andie and Ruth show how comprehension skills can be nurtured and strengthened even before decoding begins. In this classroom, meaning making becomes part of community building as children link reading, thinking, and communicating.

Sisters and Brothers

Sibling Relationships in the Animal World

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Author: Steve Jenkins,Robin Page

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547488025

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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The award-winning team of What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? and Move! once again create a nonfiction picture book that is amazingly beautiful, fun, and filled with all sorts of interesting facts. Here, Steve Jenkins and Robin Page investigate sibling relationships throughout the animal kingdom. In this book you will learn that anteaters are always only children and nine-banded armadillos are always born as identical quadruplets. You will also learn that falcons play-hunt in the sky and that hyena cubs fight to the death. This is the perfect book for animal lovers young and old!

Von Kopf bis Fuß

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Author: Eric Carle

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783806749236

Category: Exercise

Page: 28

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Encourages the reader to exercise by following the movements of various animals ; presented in a question answer format.

Actual Size

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Author: Steve Jenkins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547349589

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 34

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How big is a crocodile? What about a tiger, or the world’s largest spider? Can you imagine a tongue that is two feet long or an eye that’s bigger than your head? Sometimes facts and figures don’t tell the whole story. Sometimes you need to see things for yourself—at their actual size.

Das MotivationsManifest

9 Versprechen, das Leben zu meistern

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Author: Brendon Burchard

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843714479

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

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Jeder Mensch strebt nach persönlicher Freiheit und Glück. Davon ist der international bekannte Motivationsexperte Brendon Burchard überzeugt. Er gibt in seinem Buch anschaulich praktische Anleitungen, wie wir freier und unabhängiger von äußeren Erwartungen und Ängsten werden. Anhand zahlreicher Beispiele zeigt er auf, wo Fallstricke liegen und wie es uns gelingen kann, die Hürden erfolgreich zu nehmen. Begeisterte Stimmen „Ein poetischer und kraftvoller Aufruf zu persönlicher Freiheit. Ich liebe dieses Buch.“ Paulo Coelho „Brendon Burchard ist einer der Top Motivations- und Marketingtrainer der Welt.“ Larry King

Looking Down

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Author: Steve Jenkins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547349815

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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If you were an astronaut traveling far out in space and you looked at the earth, what would you see? A small ball in the huge black universe. That’s where these pictures begin. Then they move closer and closer to the earth, each view revealing new details. Until finally . . . See for yourself. In this wordless picture book with stunning cut-paper illustrations, Steve Jenkins masterfully depicts the many levels of the universe, from the farthest reaches of space to the most familiar corner of your backyard.

Genial italienisch

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Author: Jamie Oliver,David Loftus,Susanne Vogel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831008797

Category: Cooking, Italian

Page: 335

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