Zinny Taylor is the quiet child in her big, noisy family - and after the death of Redbird, her beloved Aunt Jessie, she hardly speaks at all.
Author: Sharon Creech
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Australia
Zinny Taylor is the quiet child in her big, noisy family - and after the death of Redbird, her beloved Aunt Jessie, she hardly speaks at all. When Zinny discovers an ancient pioneer trail on the family farm, she begins an obsessive journey that leads her towards the secrets of her own childhood.
Use Novel-Ties ® study guides as your total guided reading program.
Author: Mary Dennis
Publisher: Learning Links
Use Novel-Ties ® study guides as your total guided reading program. Reproducible pages in chapter-by-chapter format provide you with the right questions to ask, the important issues to discuss, and the organizational aids that help students get the most out of each book they read.
In addition to the presence of these characteristic features of Creech's literary art,
Creech challenges readers more than she has previously, in Chasing Redbird. In
this novel, she draws readers more completely into the world of the protagonist ...
Author: Pamela S. Carroll
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Category: Literary Criticism
A profile of the children's author also provides critical analyses of the plots, settings, imagery, syntax, characters, and themes appearing in her works.
Blue Willow 2002. ( I ) gr . 6 . pap . 5.99 ( B1499 ) Level 6. 10 bks . Blue Willow
2002. ( I ) gr . 6 . group set . pap . 72.00 ( G1499 ) Level 6. 30 bks . Blue Willow
2002. ( I ) gr . 6 . class set . pap . 184.00 . ( C1499 ) Level 6. Chasing Redbird
Author: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.Publish On: 2000
Chasing Redbird . New York : HarperCollins . 261 pp . ISBN : 0 - 06 - 02698 - 7 .
Chapter Book . Newbery Medal - winner Sharon Creech ' s book , Chasing Redbird , is a beautifully written , thought - provoking story of Zinnia Taylor , an ...
Author: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Category: Best books
Books that expand children's horizons and stimulate their imaginations are the focus of this 12th edition, an annotated bibliography of selected children's books published between 1996 and 1998. The 20 chapters in the book contain traditional and nontraditional categories of literature: Stories of the Universe: From Questions and Observations to Discoveries and Inventions; Our Changing World; Exploring Our Past; Families; Struggle and Survival; School Life; Literacy; Picture Books; Mathematics; Poetry; Fine Arts; Sports, Games, and Hobbies; The Craft of Language: Passages, Profiles, and Puzzles; Fantasy Literature: Making the Impossible Possible; African and African American Voices and Experiences; Asian, Asian American, and Hawaii Pacific Voices and Experiences; Hispanic/Latino, Hispanic American, and Latino American Voices and Experiences; Native American Voices and Experiences; Gender Issues: Spunky, Clever, Caring, and Endearing Girls and Boys in Children's Literature; and Supporting Critical Conversations in Classrooms. New to this edition are extensive reviews of selected books, giving additional information on children's comments and reactions, ways the books have been used in the classroom, and other ideas about sharing the books with children. Introductions to each chapter (by the teachers, librarians, university faculty, school-age and university students, and parents who collaborated in choosing the books) share their processes, the issues they dealt with, and the decisions they made about the books in their section. Books are indexed by author, illustrator, subject, and title. (RS)
PERIODICALS Creech returns to the hills of Kentucky , the setting for the opening
of Walk Two Moons , for Chasing Redbird , another well - received story of grief ,
loss , and discovery . Thirteen - year - old Zinnia Taylor , the third of seven ...
Chasing Redbird is told by thirteen - year - old Zinny Taylor . A fast - paced story ,
it is filled with intriguing characters like Aunt Jessie who is called “ Redbird " by
Uncle Nate , Jake Boone who takes undo risks on Zinny's behalf , and Zinny's ...
In 1997 , Creech published Chasing Redbird , about 13 - year - old Zinnia Taylor
and her efforts to understand and accept the death of her Aunt Jessie . Zinny
feels guilty , in part because she fears that a prank she pulled may have caused ...
Author: Laurie Lanzen Harris
Publisher: Omnigraphics Incorporated
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Biographical profiles written especially for young readers ages 9 and above.
Author: Kristin Noelle WolfgangPublish On: 2005-11-18
Anchor Piece Comprehension: Narrative Question: Summarize the story. Title: Chasing Redbird by Sharon Creech This story, Chasing Redbird, was about a
girl named Rose and another girl named Zinny. Rose got sick and died. Her mom
Author: Kristin Noelle Wolfgang
Publisher: Corwin Press
Using this classroom-tested five-step process, your students will learn to dismantle even the most challenging comprehension questions and respond in clear, sophisticated paragraphs.
She might be chasing redbird and her flock in the fields or exploring the
abandoned castle Corona. She doesn't fish in a stream; she goes fishing in the
air. She sees things that others do not see. At night when she goes for a walk, two
Author: Nancy Polette
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Get young readers hooked on some of the best titles in juvenile literature, ranging from humor to mystery to fantasy, with unusual and effective methods like games.
... Machine by Dan James Marvin and the Meanest Girl by Suzy Kline + Star of
Luis by Marc Talbert * The Doll People by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin * The
Graduation of Jake Moon by Barbara Park High School + Chasing Redbird NEW
Zinny's grieving uncle goes out into the country night , chasing his ' redbird ' , and
when he gets back plays their favourite boogie - woogie music . As in Walk Two
Moons , a journey is the means by which the central character's anxieties ...
Sharon Creech Ratings : - ; Bloomability Chasing Radbird Granny Torrelli Makes
Soup Heartbeat Love That Dog Ruby ... My Shirts All About Sam Anne of Green
Gables Bloomnability Chasing Redbird A Comer of the Universe Escaping the ...
Her emergent comprehension of the significance of both life and death creates a
credible and persuasive conclusion , resulting in a novel that is both more
hopeful and more witty than Creech's similarly themed Chasing Redbird ( BCCB
3/97 ) ...
Chasing Redbird Sharon Creech . HarperCollins , 1997 . ISBN 0 - 06 - 025987 -
1 . URL : www . sharoncreech . com / redbird . htm www . achuka . co . uk / scfile .
htm Subjects : family Questions 1 . In which book does a character find an old ...
Author: Sybilla Avery Cook
Publisher: Demco (Highsmith)
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Provides information on how to plan and implement a variety of different reading competitions for middle school students; and includes a list of related websites, techniques for encouraging participation, and advice on recognition, publicity, and other topics.
In Chasing Redbird, Zinny's aunt dies, and Zinny feels confused and thinks her
aunt's death may somehow have been her fault. Overwhelmed by her feelings,
Zinny retreats into the woods and meadows behind her home. She finds an old
Author: Alice B. McGinty
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Discusses the life and work of children's author, including her writing process and methods, inspirations, a critical discussion of her books, and biographical timeline.