The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)

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Author: Ellen Raskin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101157459

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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A Newbery Medal Winner "A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." —Booklist, starred review A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing’s will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger—and a possible murderer—to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: Sam Westing may be dead…but that won’t stop him from playing one last game! Winner of the Newbery Medal Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award An ALA Notable Book "Great fun for those who enjoy illusion, word play, or sleight of hand." —The New York Times Book Review "A fascinating medley of word games, disguises, multiple aliases, and subterfuges—a demanding but rewarding book." —The Horn Book

The Twenty-One Balloons (Puffin Modern Classics)

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Author: William Pene du Bois

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101007068

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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A Newbery Medal Winner Professor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean. But through a twist of fate, he lands on Krakatoa, and discovers a world of unimaginable wealth, eccentric inhabitants, and incredible balloon inventions.Winner of the 1948 Newbery Medal, this classic fantasy-adventure is now available in a handsome new edition. "William Pene du Bois combines his rich imagination, scientific tastes, and brilliant artistry to tell astory that has no age limit."—The Horn Book From the Trade Paperback edition.

Reading Strategies for Fiction

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Author: Jessica Hathaway

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 1425810055

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Help your students develop the reading skills they need to succeed with this timely resource! This book provides teachers with standards-based strategies to help students navigate the complexities of literature as they learn fiction-related concepts in the language arts classroom. This book offers detailed strategies for using graphic organizers, developing vocabulary, predicting and inferencing, understanding text structure and features, and using text evidence to support understanding. The strategies also help prepare students for success in college and careers. Classroom examples and differentiation suggestions with every strategy provide clear models for success!

Writing Strategies for Fiction

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Author: Jessica Hathaway

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 1425895417

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Teach students how to capture their imaginative ideas on paper and make writing about fiction fun! This 2nd edition resource was created to support current standards, provides an in-depth research base about literacy instruction, and includes key strategies to help students write and understand fiction. Designed in an easy-to-use format, this resource offers detailed approaches and activities with classroom examples by grade ranges and includes graphic organizer templates and digital resources to help teachers implement quickly and easily. Specific suggestions for differentiating instruction are also provided to help English language learners, gifted students, and students reading below grade level.

Through the eyes of a child

an introduction to children's literature

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Author: Donna E. Norton

Publisher: Merrill Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780675207256

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 691

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Books in Print

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

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Forthcoming Books

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Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

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