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Galda, Lee; Cox, Susan – Reading Teacher, 1991
Reviews and discusses 51 children's books originally written in English that promote both international and cross-cultural understanding as they provide exciting glimpses of the cultural diversity of the world. (MG)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Books, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness
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Galda, Lee – Reading Teacher, 1991
Annotates 53 children's books on a variety of topics that are appropriate for classroom use. Offers a supplemental bibliography of publications for each of the monthly columns for the previous year. (MG)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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Galda, Lee – Reading Teacher, 1992
Reviews 45 old and new children's books from Great Britain. (PRA)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Galda, Lee – Reading Teacher, 1991
Reviews 65 children's books about ecology, moving from ecology in general to books about particular ecosystems and the animals that inhabit them. (MG)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Book Reviews, Childrens Literature, Ecology
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Galda, Lee; And Others – Reading Teacher, 1990
Reviews 92 children's books which would enhance any topic in a science curriculum. Describes books about mammals and insects, symbiosis and camouflage, shadows, and outer space "junk." (MG)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Galda, Lee; Cotter, Janet – Reading Teacher, 1992
Reviews 57 children's books, combining realistic fiction, nonfiction, poetry, literary folklore, and folklore from people and places around the world, that reveal the cultural wonders of the world. Offers suggestions on how to group these books within thematic units. (MG)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Galda, Lee – Reading Teacher, 1991
Provides a list of 61 children's books including recently published nursery rhymes, songs, and verse games, book-length poems, themed poetry collections, collections of one author's work, and anthologies of several poets' work. Offers a bibliography of 27 new alphabet and 16 counting books. (MG)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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Galda, Lee – Reading Teacher, 1991
Discusses 61 books which all create a sense of time and place and can help young readers to experience the history of the world. Offers a 23-item bibliography on biographies, a 14-item bibliography on miscellaneous books for social studies, and a 53-item bibliography on sports books. (MG)
Descriptors: Athletics, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Reading Material Selection
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Galda, Lee; West, Jane – Reading Teacher, 1992
Reviews 38 recently published children's books in the categories of music, opera and dance, theater and film, the visual arts, architecture, crafts, and language. Offers a 105-item bibliography of books for a science curriculum to add to those reviewed in the December 1991 column. (MG)
Descriptors: Architecture, Book Reviews, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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Galda, Lee – Reading Teacher, 1993
Presents brief reviews of 43 books that connect in some way to a social studies curriculum. Notes that most of the books are historical fiction. Appends a list of 59 of the best books not reviewed. (RS)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Reading Materials
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Galda, Lee – Reading Teacher, 1990
Discusses some of the best of the vast amount of folklore that has been published in 1989 and early 1990. Identifies and annotates 45 children's books and 10 poetry collections. (MG)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background, Elementary Education
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Galda, Lee – Reading Teacher, 1989
Reviews children's literature with multi-dimensional, engaging characters--characters with strengths and weaknesses who grapple with real problems and find real solutions. (MG)
Descriptors: Characterization, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Reader Text Relationship