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Book Synopsis Booklist’s 1000 Best Young Adult Books since 2000 by : Gillian Engberg
Download or read book Booklist’s 1000 Best Young Adult Books since 2000 written by Gillian Engberg and published by American Library Association. This book was released on 2014 with total page 360 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: With the explosion in YA publishing, it’s harder than ever to separate good books from the rest. Booklistmagazine’s editors’ deep and broad knowledge of the landscape offers indispensable guidance, and here they bring together the very best of the best books for young adults published since the start of the 21st century. Drawing on the careful judgment of expert YA librarians, this book Includes a foreword by best-selling YA lit authority Michael Cart, who demonstrates how we have entered a new golden age of books for young adults Collects reviews which showcase the most stimulating contemporary YA titles Features an essay in each section, grouped by genre, presenting an overview and examining relevant trends Indexes selections by author, title, and genre for handy reference The thoughtful professional review coverage for which ALA’s Booklist is known makes this volume an ideal tool for YA readers’ advisory and collection development.
Book Synopsis Red Moon at Sharpsburg by : Rosemary Wells
Download or read book Red Moon at Sharpsburg written by Rosemary Wells and published by Speak. This book was released on 2008-09-18 with total page 260 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When the Civil War breaks out, life in the South is transformed and nothing remains the same. India Moody must summon the courage she didn’t know she had to plunge into one of the war’s most tragic and terrifying events—the Battle of Antietam, known in the South as Sharpsburg—in order to get medicine to her desperately sick father. As she struggles for survival during the Union’s brutal occupation, India gets an education in love and loss, the senseless devastation of war, and the triumph of hope in the face of despair.
Book Synopsis 101 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Teens by : Nancy J. Keane
Download or read book 101 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Teens written by Nancy J. Keane and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2012 with total page 263 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Building on the author's work in The Big Book of Teen Reading Lists, this book provides 101 new and revised reading lists created in consultation with teachers and public librarians—an invaluable resource for any educator who plans activities for children that involve using literature.
Book Synopsis The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature by : Daniel Hahn
Download or read book The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature written by Daniel Hahn and published by OUP Oxford. This book was released on 2015-03-26 with total page 704 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The last thirty years have witnessed one of the most fertile periods in the history of children's books: the flowering of imaginative illustration and writing, the Harry Potter phenomenon, the rise of young adult and crossover fiction, and books that tackle extraordinarily difficult subjects. The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature provides an indispensable and fascinating reference guide to the world of children's literature. Its 3,500 entries cover every genre from fairy tales to chapbooks; school stories to science fiction; comics to children's hymns. Originally published in 1983, the Companion has been comprehensively revised and updated by Daniel Hahn. Over 900 new entries bring the book right up to date. A whole generation of new authors and illustrators are showcased, with books like Dogger, The Hunger Games, and Twilight making their first appearance. There are articles on developments such as manga, fan fiction, and non-print publishing, and there is additional information on prizes and prizewinners. This accessible A to Z is the first place to look for information about the authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educationalists, and others who have influenced the development of children's literature, as well as the stories and characters at their centre. Written both to entertain and to instruct, the highly acclaimed Oxford Companion to Children's Literature is a reference work that no one interested in the world of children's books should be without.
Book Synopsis Engaging With History in the Classroom by : Janice I. Robbins
Download or read book Engaging With History in the Classroom written by Janice I. Robbins and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2021-11-05 with total page 210 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Engaging With History in the Classroom: The Civil War is the second in a series of middle-grade U.S. history units that focus on what it means to be an American citizen, living in a democracy that expects as much from its citizens as it provides to them. In every lesson, students are asked to step into the world of 19th-century America, to hear about and to see what was happening, to read the words of real people and to imagine their hopes, dreams, and feelings. Students also learn to question the accounts left behind and to recognize different perspectives on events that divided the nation but resulted in progress in the path to liberty for all. Resources for teachers include a running script useful as a model for guiding conceptualization as well as extensive teacher notes with practical suggestion for personalizing activities. Grades 6-8
Book Synopsis Readers' Advisory for Children and 'Tweens by : Penny Peck
Download or read book Readers' Advisory for Children and 'Tweens written by Penny Peck and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2010-04-09 with total page 190 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This complete guide to youth readers' advisory covers genres, reading interests, and issues, as well as provides lists of sample titles and recommended reading. • Provides practical advice from a professional, presented in a simple, easy-to-follow format • Presents the "five-finger rule" to help emergent readers • Offers dozens of booklists, focusing on children's books by age group and interest/subject matter • Includes lists of books boys want to read, including novels, nonfiction, and graphic novels, as well as lists of books for reluctant readers, including books made into popular films • Descriptions of dozens of readers' advisory websites
Book Synopsis The Writing & Critique Group Survival Guide by : Becky Levine
Download or read book The Writing & Critique Group Survival Guide written by Becky Levine and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2009-12-18 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Trying to Finish Your Book? There's Strength in Numbers Whether you're trying to revise your novel or polish up an article to pitch to magazines, it pays to have a few sets of eyes look over your work. But, how can you be sure you're getting an unbiased and objective opinion? A writing critique group may be the answer you're looking for, and this book arms you with everything you need to find a group that suits your specific writing needs. Whether you're looking to join an existing group or start one of your own, you'll learn how to: • Find compatible critique partners • Develop your "editor's eye" and analyze writing like a professional • Construct organized and well thought-out critiques • Give and receive constructive feedback • Run efficient critique meetings and maintain a good group dynamic • Apply the feedback you receive to your own writing and make revisions Complete with worksheets, sample critiques and examples, The Writing & Critique Group Survival Guide gives you tools to hone your editing skills and deepen your understanding of how to revise your own work as well as someone else's. With the help of this guide your writing critique group can be a helpful resource for you and your writing partners for years to come.
Book Synopsis A Study Guide for Walt Whitman's "Miracles" by : Gale, Cengage Learning
Download or read book A Study Guide for Walt Whitman's "Miracles" written by Gale, Cengage Learning and published by Gale, Cengage Learning . This book was released on with total page 20 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Blood Moon written by Michelle Isenhoff and published by Michelle Isenhoff. This book was released on 2019-04-23 with total page 355 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Hope rises from ashes, and love can take root in the most stubborn of hearts. Charleston lies in ruins and so, it seems, does Emily's future. Now that her father has banished her from Ella Wood over her vocal disapproval of slavery, independence looks far more terrifying. And without her father's pocketbook, her ability to fund her education is in question. Then, when Emily makes it clear that she intends to pursue the university anyway, Thad's hidden sentiments come to light. She's forced to a decision. Will she choose the man she's come to love or the art she's always loved? "Richly textured," "absorbing," and "impeccably researched," Blood Moon is the second in this sweeping Southern romance series. And it's tagged with a price you'll also love. Download your copy and find out why Blood Moon was reader-nominated for a Cybils Award. All three books in the Ella Wood trilogy are clean and wholesome, as are the accompanying novellas. Titles in series: Ella Wood, Blood Moon, Ebb Tide Accompanying novellas: Lizzie, Jack, and Jovie Order your copy of Blood Moon and start reading today!
Book Synopsis Through the Hidden Door by : Rosemary Wells
Download or read book Through the Hidden Door written by Rosemary Wells and published by Open Road Media. This book was released on 2012-11-20 with total page 262 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Avoiding a group of bullies, Barney Pennimen and his friend Snowy discover a cave with an amazing secret Barney Penniman is afraid of his eighth grade friends at boarding school. Since they’re the nastiest guys at school, Barney is safe from being teased, but the gang’s bullying finally pushes Barney too far, and he finds himself alone. Then Snowy Cobb, an elf-like, ostracized younger boy, makes a sudden appearance in Barney’s life. And when Snowy finds a mysterious bone on campus, the boys try to determine its origins. Their investigation leads them to a deep, dark, sandy-bottomed cave, and what they discover beneath the sand will test their beliefs—and everything they hold dear. This adventure story was the runner-up for an Edgar Award. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Rosemary Wells including rare images from the author’s collection.
Book Synopsis When No One Was Looking by : Rosemary Wells
Download or read book When No One Was Looking written by Rosemary Wells and published by Open Road Media. This book was released on 2012-11-20 with total page 218 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Nothing—and no one—will stand in Kathy’s way of winning the tennis championship. After all winning is everything . . . or is it? Kathy Bardy doesn’t have the good looks and ease of her best friend, Julia. She doesn’t have the grades of her little sister, Jody. What she has is tennis. Kathy’s coach even says she’s the most promising New England junior to come along in years. With tennis come trophies, free equipment, and tournament prize money—and all these things put Kathy on equal more footing with pretty and well-heeled Julia. Then, out of nowhere, comes Ruth Gumm, an indifferent player Kathy should beat every time. But Kathy can’t beat her. She loses her cool and her nerves every time Ruth is on the other side of the net. And Ruth is supposed to play Kathy in the first round of an important tournament, one that could lead to enormous future success for young Kathy Bardy. Suddenly, Ruth is found drowned in a swimming pool. Is Kathy connected to Ruth’s death? Was it just an accident, or had someone else stepped into the picture? This chilling mystery was named a runner-up for the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and a School Library Journal choice for Best Book for Young Adults. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Rosemary Wells including rare images from the author’s collection.
Book Synopsis Multicultural Literature and Response by : Lynn Atkinson Smolen
Download or read book Multicultural Literature and Response written by Lynn Atkinson Smolen and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2011 with total page 453 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: All students need access to books in which they can see themselves--not just their physical appearance, but their culture and language, as well. "Multicultural Literature and Response: Affirming Diverse Voices" was written to help teachers and librarians find and use the best multicultural books in the service of reading comprehension and more. Underscoring the necessity of selecting quality literature that authentically, sensitively, and accurately portrays different groups, the book defines multicultural literature and provides a strong argument for its importance in schools and libraries. Expert contributors guide users to multicultural authors and illustrators who portrays U.S. ethnic and cultural groups, and they suggest ways to integrate this literature with writing, fluency development, storytelling, and audiovisuals. Extensive lists of books and websites that feature multicultural literature, as well as of authors, illustrators, and publishers of multicultural literature, make it easy to include such works in programs across the curriculum.
Book Synopsis Historical Fiction for Young Readers (grades 4-8) by : John Thomas Gillespie
Download or read book Historical Fiction for Young Readers (grades 4-8) written by John Thomas Gillespie and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2008 with total page 489 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents an introduction to historical fiction for readers in grades four through eight, listing eighty titles of works for this age group and providing plot summaries, characters, historical background, and selected passages for discussion.
Book Synopsis Reading History in Children's Books by : Catherine Butler
Download or read book Reading History in Children's Books written by Catherine Butler and published by Springer. This book was released on 2012-07-17 with total page 207 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book offers a critical account of historical books about Britain written for children, including realist novels, non-fiction, fantasy and alternative histories. It also investigates the literary, ideological and philosophical challenges involved in writing about the past, especially for an audience whose knowledge of history is often limited.
Book Synopsis Senior High Core Collection by : Raymond W. Barber
Download or read book Senior High Core Collection written by Raymond W. Barber and published by Hw Wilson Company. This book was released on 2007 with total page 1514 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Features annotations for more than 6,200 works in the main volume (2007), and more than 2,400 new titles in three annual supplements published 2008 through 2010. New coverage of biographies, art, sports, Islam, the Middle East, cultural diversity, and other contemporary topics keeps your library's collection as current as today's headlines.