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Giorgis, Cyndi; Johnson, Nancy J.; Bonomo, Annamarie; Colbert, Chrissie; Conner, Angela; Kauffman, Gloria; Kulesza, Dottie – Reading Teacher, 1999
Offers brief descriptions of 36 illustrated children's books that provide excellent examples of illustration and design. Groups them according to use of line, color, perspective, technique, texture, and composition and design. (SR)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Illustrations
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Giorgis, Cyndi; Johnson, Nancy J.; Colbert, Chrissie; Conner, Angela; Franklin, Abby; King, Janine – Reading Teacher, 2000
Presents brief descriptions of 36 children's books, all "good books" with the potential to linger in the hearts of readers. Organizes the books into categories: those that withstand the test of time, relate to common experiences, explore family relationships, extend readers' knowledge, inspire readers to follow their dreams, and invite readers…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Reading Material Selection
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Giorgis, Cyndi; Johnson, Nancy J.; Colbert, Chrissie; Conner, Angela; King, Janine; Kulesza, Dottie – Reading Teacher, 2000
Offers brief annotations of 38 illustrated children's books that explore the concept of characterization and how it is achieved through both text and illustration. Organizes the books in terms of: memorable characters; characters who take risks; strong female characters; legendary characters; and characters with insight. Discusses briefly 3…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Characterization, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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Johnson, Nancy J.; Giorgis, Cyndi; Colbert, Chrissie; Conner, Angela; King, Janine; Kulesza, Dottie – Reading Teacher, 2000
Presents brief descriptions of 39 illustrated children's books that deal with questions about identity, organizing them according to: sense of self, sense of family, sense of change within self, sense of place, and sense of culture. (SR)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Reading Material Selection, Reading Materials
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Johnson, Nancy J.; Giorgis, Cyndi; Bonomo, Annamarie; Colbert, Chrissie; Conner, Angela; Kauffman, Gloria; King, Janine – Reading Teacher, 2000
Offers brief descriptions of 35 recently published children's books that view language as a means of expressing ideas, telling stories, and creating imaginative possibilities. Groups books into those that use language of imagination, of performance, of music, of visual arts, and expressive language. Notes a few ideas on inviting readers to respond…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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Giorgis, Cyndi; Johnson, Nancy J.; Baker, Janine; Bonomo, Annamarie; Colbert, Chrissie; Conner, Angela; King, Janine; Pottle, Pam – Reading Teacher, 2000
Offers brief descriptions of 38 illustrated children's books that embody the notion of summer days spent traveling, discovering, inquiring, adventuring, or having fun. (SR)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Language Arts