Author: Phyllis Ann Green,Novel Units, Inc. Staff
Category: Children's literature
Novel units provide teachers with new ways to teach reading, thinking, writing, and the love of literature.
Author: Jessica Gabrielle Best
Have you ever blown out the candles on your birthday cake, or looked at a bright star and made a wish? Do you know what happens to those wishes? Come and meet Sarah and Daniel Mouse as they learn whose hands their wishes have landed in. Wishes really can come true... if you believe.
Three Tales of Coven Tree
Author: Bill Brittain
Publisher: Harper Collins
Category: Juvenile Fiction
A Newbery Honor Book that the New York Times called "an eerie delight," The Wish Giver is an engaging literary folk story about those who get what they wish for—whether they want it or not. The people of Coven Tree are no strangers to magic. In fact, the town's very name comes from a gnarled old tree where covens of witches used to gather. Even now, imps and fiends continue to appear, frightening the townsfolk with their devilish pranks. Usually these creatures are easy to spot. They have a particular smell, or sound, or way of moving, that betrays their dark nature. But Thaddeus Blinn showed none of these signs when he came to Coven Tree. He was just a funny little man who drifted into town with a strange tale about being able to give people whatever they wished—for only fifty cents. There was nothing scary about him. At least, not until the wishing began...
Quick Student Workbooks
Author: Bill Brittain,John Pennington
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
The Quick Student Workbooks are designed to get students thinking critically about the text they read and providing a guided study format to facilitate in improved learning and retention. Teachers and Homeschool Instructors may use them to improve student learning and organization. Students will construct and identify the following areas of knowledge. Character Identification Events Location Vocabulary Main Idea Conflict And more as appropriate to the text.
A Book Club Guide for Librarians, Kids, and Families
Author: Rita Soltan
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Offering 100 ready-made book club instructions for popular children's and YA titles, this guide provides comprehensive background information needed to conduct lively book discussions for four types of family-oriented book clubs--family, mother/daughter, father/son, and readers' rap--as well as a book club for kids only. Perfect for public library programs and after-school book clubs, this is a one-stop resource, with practical, ready-made plans that can easily be adapted to multiple environments.
Author: Joyce Bainbridge,Sylvia Pantaleo,Sylvia Joyce Pantaleo
Publisher: University of Alberta
Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, k, p, e, i, t.
Author: Tracy Trivas
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Juvenile Fiction
When a sinister old woman leaves Griffin Penshine a box of twelve shiny pennies, she sets in motion a desperate quest—because the old woman was a wish stealer, and each penny represents a wish she stole from a wishing fountain decades earlier. Somehow, Griffin has to make things right, or the opposite of her own wishes will come true—and it could literally be a matter of life and death. The Wish Stealers introduces a new voice in middle-grade fantasy, as bright and sparkling as Griffin’s pennies.
Author: Bernice E. Cullinan,Diane Goetz Person
Publisher: A&C Black
Category: Literary Criticism
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.