Bookpeople: A Multicultural Album by Sharron L. McElmeel

By Sharron L. McElmeel

Fifteen devices specialise in authors who discuss their ethnic background via their books and those that write or illustrate multicultural fabrics. each one unit contains a giant picture and a quick biography containing bits of heritage details that might fascinate scholars. actions that make stronger the multicultural subject matter and bibliographies of comparable books and movies also are featured. perfect for the media middle and the built-in curriculum. Grades 1-6.

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Illustrated by John Wallner and Alexandra Wallner. Holiday, 1990. ______. Thomas Alva Edison: Great Inventor. Illustrated by Lyle Miller. Holiday, 1990. Alter, Judith. Eli Whitney. Illustrated with photographs. Watts, 1990. Bender, Lionel. Invention. Knopf, 1991 (Eyewitness Books Series) Berliner, Don. Before the Wright Brothers. Illustrated with photographs. Lerner, 1990. Buranelli, Vincent. Thomas Alva Edison. Burdett, 1990. Caney, Steven. Steven Caney's Invention Book. Workman, 1985. Collins, David R.

In 1984 he was awarded the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration. " The Bookshelf Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno's Aesop: A Book of Fables by Aesop and Mr. Fox. Orchard, 1989. Freddy Fox obviously has not seen a book before he finds one, grimy and battered at the edge of the forest. He begs his father to read the book, but it soon becomes obvious that Freddy's father is better at telling the story than he is at reading it. The fables of Aesop can be read on the upper portion of the book's pages while a continuous panel on the lower portion shows the "reading" Mr.

Then the creator, Raluvhimba, created a mistake. He created flies who were flesh-eaters and blood-suckers. He was unable to take back what he had done but did give the animals tails with which to swish away the flies. Read and discuss other pourquoi stories. Pourquoi Stories Aardema, Verna. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale. Illustrated by Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon. Dial, 1975. Bryan, Ashley. The Cat's Purr. Illustrated by Ashley Bryan. Atheneum, 1985. Carew, Jan. The Third Gift.

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