Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Author: Patricia Lauber

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780590425926

Category: Earthquakes

Page: 76

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Explains the geological causes of earthquakes and volcanoes and how they affect our lives.

The Newbery and Caldecott Awards

A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books

Author: Association for Library Service to Children

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838935850

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

View: 8794


The latest edition of the "Newbery and Caldecott Awards" guide covers the most distinguished American children's literature and illustration. Featured in this edition are: a comprehensive, annotated awards listing; Kathleen T. Horning's new essay exploring the topic of new editions and bibliographic citations for updated works; notes indicating those Caldecott Medal winners and Honor Books that have been revised and republished with new art; Bette J. Peltola's essay explaining terms and definitions associated with both awards; information on media used in the award-winning books; and a glimpse at criteria used to select the awards.

The Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Author: Bernice E. Cullinan,Diane Goetz Person

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826417787

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 863

View: 578


Provides articles covering children's literature from around the world as well as biographical and critical reviews of authors including Avi, C.S. Lewis, J.K. Rowling, and Anno Mitsumasa.

Journey to the Planets

Author: Patricia Lauber

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780517590294

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 90

View: 3312


Explores the planets of our solar system, highlighting the prominent features of each. Includes new photographs and information gathered by the Voyager and Magellan explorations.

Books that Heal

A Whole Language Approach

Author: Carolyn Mohr,Dorothy Nixon,Shirley Vickers

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9780872878297

Category: Education

Page: 283

View: 6231


Includes literature guides, questions, and activities--for books with such topics as death, divorce, and poverty.