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The Art of Ramona Quimby

Author : Anna Katz
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The Art of Ramona Quimby celebrates the artists behind Beverly Cleary's inimitable Ramona Quimby series. The adventures of her iconic heroine have been brought to life by five different artists: Louis Darling, Alan Tiegreen, Joanne Scribner, Tracy Dockray, and Jacqueline Rogers. Readers can compare multiple interpretations of iconic scenes (remember the infamous egg-cracking incident?), read letters exchanged between Cleary and the first illustrator, and learn the stories behind the illustrations. • Celebrates the timeless work by these five artists since Beverly Cleary published the first Ramona Quimby book in 1955 • Includes excerpts from the books • Two essays illuminate the series's narrative and artistic impact The Art of Ramona Quimby explores the evolution of an iconic character, and how each artist has ultimately made her timeless. For fans of illustration and design, and for those who grew up alongside Ramona, this richly nostalgic volume reminds us why we fell in love with these books. • Beverly Cleary's bestselling children's series has sold over 50 million copies. • Great for readers who grew up with Ramona and Beezus, as well as parents, grandparents, and anyone who remembers reading these books when they were young • A must-have for fans of Beverly Cleary and the Ramona series, as well as anyone interested in illustrated character art and development over time • Perfect for those who loved The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss by Theodor Geisel, The Art of Eric Carle by Eric Carle, and Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created by Laura Miller

Dictionary of American Children s Fiction 1960 1984

Author : Alethea Helbig
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Comprehensive dictionary of American children's fiction from 1960 to 1984. Includes short synopsis and brief information on author.

Quotation Index to Children s Literature

Author : Melanie Axel-Lute
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Presents over 1,800 quotations from nearly five hundred works of children's literature, arranged alphabetically by author, and includes quotes from fairy tales and nursery rhymes, as well as keyword and title indexes, and a bibliography.

Reading and Responding

Author : Denise Ryan
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Introduce students to literary texts to help them become active and enthusiastic readers! This practical resource provides experienced and novice teachers with a variety of literature that can be implemented into the elementary classroom. Background information and fiction book recommendations are provided for key topics. From alphabet books to poetry, chapter books to read-alouds, this teacher-friendly resource is a must-have!

Girl Culture An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author : Claudia Mitchell
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Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia investigates the increasingly complex relationships, struggles, obsessions, and idols of American tween and teen girls who are growing up faster today than ever before. Comprehensive in its coverage of the twenty and twenty-first century trendsetters, fashion, literature, film, in-group rituals and hot-button issues that shape-and are shaped by-girl culture, this two-volume resource offers a wealth of information to help students, educators, and interested readers better understand the ongoing interplay between girls and mainstream culture.

Ramona s World

Author : Beverly Cleary
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The latest book in the hugely popular series about Ramona Quimby. Ramona is just starting the fourth grade and believes this will be 'the best year of her life, so far.' As well as her older sister, Beezus, Ramona now has a new baby sister, Roberta. But best of all, she has a new best friend, Daisy. Beverly Cleary is one of America's most popular authors and has won many prestigious awards, including the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. This new Ramona book is being published alongside the first two Ramona books, Beezus and Ramona and Ramona the Pest. The rest of Beverly Cleary's Ramona books will also be published in the near future.

Math Stories

Author : Marian Bartch
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Discover the math lessons students can learn from activities based on 56 carefully selected childrens books. Each book offers 28 fully described activity units supported by three or four reproducible handouts; units specify correlations to standards set by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. In activities based on reading Jumanji, for example, students distinguish between probable and improbable events, do mapping on a coordinate grid, and write about what would happen if their own favorite game suddenly became real. Grades K-6. Answer keys. Illustrated. Good Year Books.

Quizzes for 220 Great Children s Books

Author : Polly Jeanne Wickstrom
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Provides objective tests for well-known children's books, including award winners, classics, and popular books

101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up

Author : Bianca Schulze
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The stories in this book are organized by age level, but we think they are timeless and enjoyable no matter how old you are. -- Page 5.

Sharing the Journey Literature for Young Children

Author : David Yellin
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This wonderful resource from two authors with an infectious enthusiasm for children's literature will help readers select and share quality books for and with young children. Specifically focused on infants through the third grade, Sharing the Journey contains descriptive book annotations, instructive commentary, and creative teaching activities tailored for those important years. Extensive book lists throughout will help readers build a library of quality children's literature. Books representing other cultures are included to help celebrate diversity as well as cultural connection. Genre chapters include poetry, fantasy, and realistic and historical fiction. A chapter on informational books demonstrates how young children can be introduced to, and learn to enjoy, nonfiction.