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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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Giorgis, Cyndi; Johnson, Nancy J. – Reading Teacher, 2000
Presents brief descriptions of 36 children's books (published in 1999 and 2000), organized around the theme of the various ways readers respond to text and illustration. Presents the books in the following categories: questioning "who am I?"; interaction; interpreting the world; gaining insight; assuming responsibility; and taking action and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Literature Appreciation
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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