With rhyming text, teaches the numbers one through ten by describing the plight of ten naughty ravens who, due to constant mishaps, continually reduce their number by one.
Teaching students to make connections across related texts promotes engagement and improves reading comprehension and content learning. This practical guide explains how to select and teach a wide range of picture books as paired text--two books related by topic, theme, or genre--in grades K-8. The author provides mini-lessons across the content areas, along with hundreds of recommendations for paired text, each linked to specific Common Core standards for reading literature and informational texts. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 22 reproducible graphic organizers and other useful tools. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.
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This guidebook is organized into three easy-to-read sections: animals, plants, and the natural features of Alaska which is the largest and most varied of all the states in America. Entries in each section are listed alphabetically. This book contains fascinating factoids, line art drawings, and a state map along with entertainingly written entries. Whether you live in Alaska or are just passing through, you’ll discover a gold mine of nuggets, facts, and information that will give you a deeper understanding about everything you may encounter from reindeer, puffins, and Dall sheep to taiga, pingos, and fjords.
Combines two key aspects of children's publishing--writing and illustrating--in a single volume of book-publishing and magazine markets and offers advice from professionals on the subject.
Combines two key aspects of children's publishing--writing and illustrating--in a single volume of book-publishing and magazine markets and offers advice from professionals on the subject.
A collection of fifteen poems each of which describes an intriguing, unusual, or fun fact about a northern animal including the caribou, snowshoe hare, and wolf.
At night, just as the moon climbs high, I make a wish that I could fly. Follow a child’s dreamy flight through the Arctic and discover the animals that live there, from the wolves prowling in the snow to the goats and sheep standing on the mountains to the walrus and sea lions lying on big glaciers. Told in singsong rhymes and colorfully illustrated with gorgeous linocut art, Dream Flights on Arctic Nights is a beautiful bedtime story for children to explore the Arctic before drifting off to sleep.
A rhyming, undersea adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood in which a little fish meets a wolf eel as she carries a baked octopi to her grandmother's house.
Alyce weiß nicht, wie sie Fischen und Tanzen in Einklang bringen soll. Ruth hat ein Geheimnis, das sie nicht mehr lange verbergen kann. Dora will ihren Vater nie wieder sehen und wird von Dumplings Familie aufgenommen. Hank und seine Brüder hauen von zu Hause ab, doch einer von ihnen gerät dabei in große Gefahr. Und trifft auf Alyce … Hier, unweit des nördlichen Polarkreises, wo der Alltag manchmal unerbittlich ist, kreuzen sich ihre Lebenswege immer wieder. Sie kommen einander näher, versuchen einander zu retten. Und wenn man es am wenigsten erwartet, gelingt es. Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis 2017
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In den Mangroven zwischen Kuba und Florida wird ein 11- bis 16jähriges Mädchen geborgen, das nach einem Flugzeugabsturz viele Jahre bei Delphinen überlebt hat. Wenn auch das Einpassen in die zivilisierte Welt scheinbar zügig voranschreitet, so zerbricht das Mädchen fast an der Sehnsucht nach dem alten Zuhause.

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