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Of Witches and Monsters and Wondrous Creatures

Author : Lisl Weil
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Discusses the magical creatures of various cultures since ancient times, such as phoenix, sphinx, dragons, trolls, and witches.

StoryCraft

Author : Martha Seif Simpson
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While storytelling is a great favorite of preschoolers, many elementary age children are more drawn to crafts and other activities. StoryCraft is an award-winning library program that combines storytelling with crafts in an exciting and engaging activity for children in first through third grades. Each one-hour program includes storytelling, a craft, movement, activities, music, and discussion. This collection of StoryCraft programs presents 50 fun and educational theme-based sessions. Each includes suggestions for promotion, music, crafts, activities, and stories. The sessions also include bibliographies to help direct young readers toward additional reading, as well as diagrams, detailed instructions, and supply lists for the crafts. The themes range from a Jungle Safari to Math Mayhem to a Western Roundup, all encouraging children to enjoy reading in a variety of ways. Each session has plenty of suggestions, so that the program can be customized. Helpful Hints for implementing the program can help any librarian, volunteer, or parent turn a ho-hum storytime into a dazzling StoryCraft time.

Children and Literature

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The Horn Book Magazine

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Horn Book Index 1924 1989

Author : Serenna F. Day
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A cumulation of the annual indexes of the Horn Book magazine from 1924 through 1989.

Monsters and Monstrosity in Jewish History

Author : Iris Idelson-Shein
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This is the first study of monstrosity in Jewish history from the Middle Ages to modernity. Drawing on Jewish history, literary studies, folklore, art history and the history of science, it examines both the historical depiction of Jews as monsters and the creative use of monstrous beings in Jewish culture. Jews have occupied a liminal position within European society and culture, being deeply immersed yet outsiders to it. For this reason, they were perceived in terms of otherness and were often represented as monstrous beings. However, at the same time, European Jews invoked, with tantalizing ubiquity, images of magical, terrifying and hybrid beings in their texts, art and folktales. These images were used by Jewish authors and artists to push back against their own identification as monstrous or diabolical and to tackle concerns about religious persecution, assimilation and acculturation, gender and sexuality, science and technology and the rise of antisemitism. Bringing together an impressive cast of contributors from around the world, this fascinating volume is an invaluable resource for academics, postgraduates and advanced undergraduates interested in Jewish studies, as well as the history of monsters.

Fanfares

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Suggests twelve themes for activity programs, and offers subject bibliographies and advice on displays, publicity, and related activities.

Publishers Weekly

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School Library Journal

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Children s Book Review Index 85 94 V 3

Author : George Baer
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Book Review Index

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Every 3rd issue is a quarterly cumulation.

The Cumulative Book Index

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A world list of books in the English language.

Cumulative Book Index

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A world list of books in the English language.

The Soviet Union in Literature for Children and Young Adults

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A comprehensive guide to children's and adolescent fiction, traditional literature, and biography dealing with the nationalities of the Soviet Union, this bibliography thoroughly annotates 536 books written in or translated into English and published from 1900 to 1990, portraying the lives of Soviet peoples in their homelands or as immigrants in Europe and North America. Sources are grouped according to geographical and political regions and further divided by genres. Annotations include plot summary, literary and artistic analysis, and information about awards; reading levels are noted with the citations. Indexes of author/translator/illustrator, titles, and subjects are provided, and the volume introduction surveys Soviet lands and peoples and their history of literature for youth.

Children s Book Review Service

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Book Review Digest

Author : Martha T. Mooney
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- Excerpts from and citations to reviews of more than 8,000 books each year, from 109 publications. - Electronic version with expanded coverage, and retrospective version available, see p. 5 and p. 31. - Pricing: Service Basis-Books.

Bowker s Complete Video Directory 1999

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The Loch Ness Monster

Author : Bradley Steffens
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Explores conflicting theories about the existence of a large aquatic animal, unknown to science, in the waters of Loch Ness, Scotland, and other lakes

Literature and the Child

Author : Bernice E. Cullinan
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An introductory textbook with author profiles, teaching ideas, and a sampling and explanation of many types and levels of books and illustrations. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The Marvelous as Allegory in Ulrich Von Zatzikhoven s Lanzelet

Author : Richard Walter Chamberlin
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