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Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers
Martha Horn, Mary Ellen Giacobbe

Stenhouse Publishers, 2007

In the early grades, talking and drawing can provide children with a natural pathway to writing, yet these components are often overlooked. In Talking, Drawing, Writing: Lessons for Our Youngest Writers Martha Horn and Mary Ellen Giacobbe invite readers to join them in classrooms where they listen, watch, and talk with children, then use what they learn to create lessons designed to meet children where they are and lead them into the world ...


The Youngest Doll (Latin American Women Writers)
Rosario Ferre

University of Nebraska Press, 1991

A gentle maiden aunt who has been victimized for years unexpectedly retaliates through her talent for making life-sized dolls filled with honey. “The Youngest Doll,” based on a family anecdote, is a stunning literary expression of Rosario Ferré’s feminist and social concerns. It is the premier story in a collection that was originally published in Spanish in 1976 as Papeles de Pandora and is now translated into English by the author. ...


The Youngest Bishop in England: Beneath the Surface of Mormonism
Robert Bridgstock

See Sharp Press, 2014

Part memoir, part analytical work, this book details Robert Bridgstock's life as an active Mormon, his struggles with his faith, his submerging of such doubts for the sake of keeping peace with his devout family, and his eventual departure from the Church. After joining the Mormon Church at the age of 18, Bridgstock went on to become the youngest Mormon bishop in England and remained active in the Church for more than four decades, serving in ...


The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Series)
Lewis Thomas

Penguin Books, 1995

From the 1920s when he watched his father, a general practitioner who made housecalls and wrote his prescriptions in Latin, to his days in medical school and beyond, Lewis Thomas saw medicine evolve from an art into a sophisticated science. The Youngest Science is Dr. Thomas's account of his life in the medical profession and an inquiry into what medicine is all about--the youngest science, but one rich in possibility and promise. He ...


The Youngest Mountain Man: A Nate Grisham Young Adult Adventure

Loose Cannon Ent., 2014

A coming of age story, by acclaimed Western author W.R. Benton. Life on the frontier could be harsh and even deadly, as fourteen year old Jared Patton learns when he is suddenly an orphan after his entire family is murdered by Oto Indians. Discovered by Nate Grisham and fellow mountain man Cotton, they informally adopt him and teach him how to live in a harsh, rugged land, where death may linger behind every tree, over any ridge, or come ...


Teaching the Youngest Writers (Maupin House)
Marcia S. Freeman

Maupin House, 2013

Teaching the Youngest Writers helps kindergarten and first-grade teachers understand the stages of emergent writing and the models children need to progress; how to model writing; how to set up a classroom for Writer's Workshop; how to schedule and organize daily writing workshop; how to conduct an Author's Chair; how to model efficient peer conferences that really work; and explains narrative and expository techniques to teach young writers.


Yang the Youngest and his Terrible Ear
Lensey Namioka

Yearling, 1994

Everyone in the Yang family is a talented musician except for nine-year-old Yingtao, the youngest Yang. Even after years of violin lessons from his father, Yingtao cannot make beautiful music. Now that his family has moved from China to Seattle, Yingtao wants to learn English and make new friends at school. Still, he must make time to practice his violin for an important family recital to help his father get more students. Yingtao is afraid his ...


Queen Victoria's Youngest Son
Charlotte Zeepvat

Thistle Publishing, 2013

Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, was the most intelligent of Queen Victoria’s four sons. He was the youngest, a strong-willed, likeable character with an immense thirst for life who faced two overwhelming handicaps. One was haemophilia, then barely understood, which might have killed him at any moment, and in any case subjected him to recurring pain and disability. The other was his mother’s determination to keep complete control over his ...


About the Authors: Writing Workshop with Our Youngest Writers
Katie Wood Ray, Lisa B Cleaveland

Heinemann, 2004

About the Authors is about the littlest authors - those in kindergarten through second grade. Based on a profound understanding of the ways in which young children learn, it shows teachers how to launch a writing workshop by inviting children to do what they do naturally - make stuff. So why not write books? Gifted educator and author of the best-selling What You Know by Heart (Heinemann, 2002), Katie Wood Ray has seen young authors do ...


The Youngest Hero
Jerry B. Jenkins

Warner Faith, 2002

In this emotional story of parental love, a single mother of a teenage baseball player who exhibits the batting eye of a professional athlete, tries to shield and protect her son from the world of over-zealous scouts, hard-nosed coaches, and money-hungry agents. Guided by his mother's firm and steadfast wisdom and his extraordinary talent, both mother and son make it to the major leagues. In the end, THE YOUNGEST HERO reveals that when it comes ...


America's youngest warriors: Stories about young men and women who served in the armed forces of the United ...
Susan M. Jackson Ray D.;Jackson

Veterans of Underage Military Service, 1996

this Book is in good condition, dust jacket is showing signs of wear and tear with small tears and a crinkle on the back top spine leans a little.


Trail of Fate: Book 2 (The Youngest Templar)
Michael Spradlin

Puffin, 2010

As a templar, young Tristan is entrusted to protect the Holy Grail. But it is the Grail that protects him as he escapes the Holy LandÑand the evil Templar Sir HughÑand washes up, alone, on a foreign shore. Before long, TristanÕs adventures put him in danger, caught in the fighting between a heretical band of Cathars and the king of France, and still on the run from Sir Hugh. TristanÕs only chance to save the Grail is to make his way to ...


Orphan of Destiny: Book 3 (The Youngest Templar)
Michael Spradlin

Puffin, 2011

Tristan and his companions-the fiery archer Robard Hode and the assassin maid Maryam-have escaped to England. But tragedy has occurred to Tristan's beloved abbey while they were on the Third Crusade, and Robard's home in Sherwood Forest suffers under the rule of the Sheriff of Nottingham. Many obstacles still prevent them from delivering the Holy Grail into safe hands. Tristan must defeat the evil Sir Hugh in one final battle. And he must learn ...


Keeper of the Grail (The Youngest Templar, Book 1)
Michael Spradlin

Puffin, 2009

As an orphan, Tristan never dreamed he would travel the world or discover the truth about his past. But all that changes when the Knights Templar ride through the abbey on their way to battle. Suddenly, Tristan finds himself as a squire to one of the most respected knights. While exciting, it is also dangerous, as Tristan gets caught between rival knights desperate for power and entrusted with the most sacred relic?the Holy Grail. With the help ...


I Am The Youngest Animal
Mamour Dieng


This is a fun, educational and caring story about five animal friends who play together every day. At their usual playground, they found a sack containing six oranges. After having one each, they did not know what to do with the last orange. After hearing everyone's suggestion, they decided to give it to the youngest. Instead of guessing, they agreed to go home and ask their parents to meet them the next morning and let them know who the ...


Frank: The Story of Frances Folsom Cleveland, America's Youngest First Lady (Excelsior Editions)
Annette Dunlap

State Univ of New York Pr, 2009

The first full-length biography of America's youngest, and perhaps most underrated, First Lady.


The Youngest Partisan: A Young Boy Who Fought the Nazis
A. Romi Cohen, Leonard Ciaccio

Mesorah Pubns Ltd, 2002

A. Romi Cohen was a precocious, active 10-year old when the Nazis invaded Poland. Soon afterward, they and their puppet regime took over his native Czechoslovakia, and for the next five years he was a hunted fugitive and a valiant fighter with the partisans. This memoir is a roller coaster of excitement and emotion, as young Romi is separated from his mother, risks his life to save his father and others, crosses borders, flees for his life with ...


Star Mother's Youngest Child
Louise Moeri

Houghton Mifflin, 1975

The grumpy old woman had never properly celebrated Christmas until the year Star Mother's youngest child came to Earth to find out what Christmas was all about.


Literacy and the Youngest Learner: Best Practices for Educators of Children from Birth to 5 (Teaching ...
V. Susan Bennett-Armistead, Nell K. Duke, ...

Teaching Resources, 2005

Research shows that literacy—the ability to listen, speak, read, and write - begins developing long before children enter elementary school. This book helps early childhood educators nurture that development. It begins with an argument for offering children literacy-rich activities and creating an environment for carrying out those activities. It then focuses on enjoyable and effective ways to build essential skills, such as oral language and ...


Starting with Comprehension: Reading Strategies for the Youngest Learners
Andie Cunningham, Ruth Shagoury

Stenhouse Publishers, 2005

It is never too early to start comprehension instruction. In fact, reading begins with meaning making. Andie Cunningham and Ruth Shagoury designed a reading program for five- and six-year-olds based on this premise. Most of the students in Andie's Portland, Oregon, kindergarten class have little or no alphabet knowledge when they enter the classroom in the fall. English is a second—or third—language for many of the children in this ...



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