Randolph Caldecott The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing

Author: Leonard S. Marcus
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN: 1466852909
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Randolph Caldecott is best known as the namesake of the award that honors picture book illustrations, and in this inventive biography, leading children's literature scholar Leonard Marcus examines the man behind the medal. In an era when the steam engine fueled an industrial revolution and train travel exploded people's experience of space and time, Caldecott was inspired by his surroundings to capture action, movement, and speed in a way that had never before been seen in children's picture books. Thoroughly researched and featuring extensive archival material and a treasure trove of previously unpublished drawings, including some from Caldecott's very last sketchbook, Leonard Marcus's luminous biography shows why Caldecott was indeed the father of the modern picture book and how his influence lives on in the books we love today.

Children S Literature In Action A Librarian S Guide 2nd Edition

Author: Sylvia M. Vardell
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610695615
Size: 20,60 MB
Format: PDF
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Looking for a practitioner-oriented intro to literature for children ages 5–12? This book covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities. • Includes recommendations and evaluations of digital eBooks, apps, and audiobooks as well as print titles, providing full coverage of the range of materials for children today • Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance • Provides author comments, collaborative activities, featured books, special topics and programs, selected awards and celebrations, historical connections, recommended resources, issues for discussion, relevant professional standards, and assignment suggestions within each chapter • Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school students—a key element of today's education assessment standards

Linking Picture Book Biographies To National Content Standards 200 Lives To Explore

Author: Liz Deskins
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440835241
Size: 12,74 MB
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Presenting beautifully illustrated picture book biographies, this book pairs narrative nonfiction biographies rich in language and illustrations with national content standards in the social studies, science, and the arts. • Provides more than 100 picture book biographies (primarily from 2010 to the present) that offer the newest in engaging literature • Supplies lessons and units of instruction—including technology and web tools—that can be used to teach collaboratively with content area teachers • Links directly to national content area standards to ensure rigorous teaching • Provides clear evidence of the value of using higher-level picture books with middle grade students • Lends the unique perspective of authors who hold graduate degrees in children's literature, have been book reviewers for many years, have presented at state and national conferences on children's literature, and possess extensive experience with review committees of children's resources at the state and national levels on the subject of determining the quality of books for children

A Caldecott Celebration

Author: Leonard S. Marcus
Editor: Walker Childrens
ISBN:
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Profiles six Caldecott award winning books and their authors, including Robert McCloskey's "Make Way for Ducklings", Marcia Brown's "Cinderella", Maurice Sendak's "Where the Wild Things Are", William Steig's "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble", Chris Van Allsburg's "Jumanji", and David Wiesner's "Tuesday".

Randolph Caldecott

Author: Rebecca Rowell
Editor: ABDO
ISBN: 9781604539141
Size: 18,90 MB
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Examines the remarkable life of Randolph Caldecott and his work as a groundbreaking British illustrator.

Multi Grade Readers Theatre Picture Book Authors And Illustrators

Author: Suzanne I. Barchers
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1591588219
Size: 14,27 MB
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36 readers theatre scripts use authors and illustrators to awaken student imaginations. • Offers scripts at two different reading levels to facilitate use with students of different ages and skill levels • Each script is written to contain core vocabulary words to reinforce comprehension and vocabulary retention • Discussion questions are included with each play to further reinforce comprehension