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Backer, Joan; And Others – New Advocate, 1997
Contains a descriptive list of the finest childrens books available, not as a means of creating mandatory curriculum reading lists but as a means of helping teachers keep up with the best books on the market. Discusses books that address authors' lives, honor the Spanish language, enrich the teaching of history, and teach reading. (TB)
Descriptors: Authors, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, History Instruction
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Backer, Joan; And Others – New Advocate, 1996
Offers a short introduction to this new column and then offers brief annotations of 36 books of children's literature divided into 4 groups: books that lead to lively conversations, that support beginning readers, that enrich the teaching of history, and that enrich the teaching of science. (SR)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Books, Childrens Literature
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Rogers, Theresa; Tyson, Cynthia; Enciso, Patricia; Marshall, Elizabeth; Jenkins, Christine; Brown, Jacqueline; Core, Elizabeth; Cordova, Carmen; Youngsteadt-Parish, Denise; Robinson, Dwan – New Advocate, 2000
Presents a short dialogue on issues of representing children's literature for a wider audience, regarding "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." Discusses a featured book and offers brief descriptions of 5 picture books and informational texts, and 6 autobiographies, discussing them in tandem with 15 landmark children's books. (SR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Autobiographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kerper, Richard M. – New Advocate, 2000
Interviews author Jim Murphy, two-time winner of the Orbis Pictus award for children's nonfiction. Discusses his writing processes, finding subjects, his fascination with first-hand accounts of history, his use of visual displays that extend text, and ensuring accuracy. (SR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education
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Tyson, Cynthia; Enciso, Patricia; Marshall, Elizabeth; Rogers, Theresa; Jenkins, Christine; Brown, Jackie; Core, Elizabeth; Morss, Betty; Price-Dennis, Detra; Cordova, Carmen; Robinson, Dwan – New Advocate, 2000
Presents brief descriptions of 24 recently published children's books, including sequels and new works from award-winning authors, easy readers and transitional books, folk and fairytales, poetry, and new books from award-winning picture book artists. Relates the book to numerous landmark children's books. (SR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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Hill, Janet; Manna, Anthony L. – New Advocate, 2000
Interviews poet Janet Wong, writer of six collections of poetry for children. Discusses how she moved from despising poetry to writing it, her writing processes, her life history and mentors (including her work with Myra Cohn Livingston), her extensive work with poetry in the schools, and her insights on cross cultural matters. (SR)
Descriptors: Authors, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
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Zarnowski, Myra; Smith, Karen Patricia – New Advocate, 2000
Discusses six books for teachers and educators that deal with the storymaking techniques of established authors and illustrators. Addresses new developments in children's books. (SR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education
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Afromsky, Ellen; Davis, Judy; Harwayne, Shelley; Hudes, Layne; Lederman, Diane; Mayer, Pam; Rhodes, Roberta Pantal; Siegman, Lisa – New Advocate, 1998
Offers descriptions of 34 books for children and young adolescents (many of them illustrated books), in the following categories: books for the youngest readers; poems for young writers; books about the moon; books celebrating city life; books for older readers; and books of multicultural folktales. (SR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Moons
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Egawa, Kathy – New Advocate, 1998
Shares the author's experiences as a third-grade teacher facing the dilemma of not having multiple copies of good literature available. Tells the story of how she developed effective instructional strategies for using the limited resources she was able to find. Describes how, despite less than ideal resources, children engaged in rich, thoughtful…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Grade 3, Language Arts
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Afromsky, Ellen; Harwayne, Shelley; Mayer, Pam; Ruzzo, Karen; Siegman, Lisa; Werner, Pat – New Advocate, 1998
Offers brief descriptions of 33 books for children and young readers, including: very short novels worthy of very long conversations; picture books for multicultural collections; books for the youngest students; novels for older readers; and books that encourage readers to appreciate their natural environment. (SR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education
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Duthie, Christine – New Advocate, 1998
Describes how the author uses numerous books of biography and autobiography in her primary classroom. Demonstrates how these genres engage students in critical discussions focusing on issues of human experience, historical significance, and social concern. Offers a list of 47 recommended children's biographies and autobiographies. (SR)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Biographies, Child Development, Childrens Literature
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Afromsky, Ellen; Beltrone, Gabe; Harwayne, Shelley; Mayer, Pam; Siegman, Lisa – New Advocate, 1998
Presents brief annotations of 31 books (published in 1997) for children and young readers (of which libraries and schools might want multiple copies), grouped in the following categories: books with lessons for young writers; picture books packed with information; appreciating memoirs and biographies; for the poetry shelves; and books for the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Biographies, Childrens Literature
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West, Jane; Galda, Lee – New Advocate, 1998
Discusses five books (published between 1995 and 1998) intended for parents, teachers, and others as they participate with young children starting on the road to a love of reading. Discusses two books focusing on babies and preschoolers and three about literature in the primary grades. (SR)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Childrens Literature, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy
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Galda, Lee; West, Jane – New Advocate, 1998
Discusses six books (published in 1997 or 1998) for educators that deal with teaching young adolescents and teaching with literature. (SR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Class Activities
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Enciso, Patricia; Rogers, Theresa; Marshall, Elizabeth; Jenkins, Christine; Brown, Jacqueline; Core, Elizabeth; Cordova, Carmen; Youngsteadt-Parish, Denise; Robinson, Dwan – New Advocate, 1999
Describes 19 children's books (published between 1196 and 1998), in categories of poetry, picture books, participation books, chapter books for older readers, and nonfiction. Discusses them in tandem with landmark books to reflect on social and historical contexts and to help teachers talk with children about the enduring images and changing…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Multicultural Education, Nonfiction
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