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Frederick W. Jacob nl. Les origines, les races et les langues French as Author Lenotre, G. Jahrhunderts, No. With an Account of many other adjacent Islands, and several remarkable Voyages through the Streights of Magellan, and in other Parts. Leonard, R. Free Masonry in times anterior to the Temple of Solomon. Rosanna Eleanor , ? Rosanna Eleanor en. With official documents revealed and recorded for the first time. Vries in naar het Noorden en Oosten van Japan volgens het journaal gehouden door C. Volume 1 of 2 English as Author Barrington. Oscar Levy. George W. Described by Francis Gribble.
Performed During the Years William T. Together with extracts from the comtemporary magazine in which it appeared English as Illustrator Woven with the Ship: A Novel of Together with certain other veracious tales of various sorts English as Illustrator Leyendecker, J. See: H. L'Homond, C. Copyright Office en. Office English as Author U. Copyright Renewals - English as Author U. Copyright Renewals, English as Author U. Library of Congress. Division of Bibliography Select List of Books Jacob B. Liezi, active 4th century B.
Petrus Abraham Samuel nl. English as Illustrator Lincoln, Francis L. Dennis P. Boston: D. Lothrop and Company, Franklin St. The longest two stories center around the kindly figure of Miss Chatty, who, determined not to leave her home after her parents have died, opens a doll hospital for well-to-do children. When two little street children appear with their pennies and some cast off china doll heads, she decides to give each poor girl in her town a beautiful new doll. Interesting for its attitudes toward the poor. VG; rubs on edges and creases to bright boards, light foxing throughout, some light page soil and wrinkles.
A Child's Book of the Teeth. World Book Company, Revised and Enlarged, , A little army of teeth with red coats and brushes marches down the cover of this book. The author provides good advice throughout with drawings of the little tooth army and with diagrams. An excruciatingly clear description of toothache. Dainty Work for Dainty People. Philadelphia: American Book and Bible House, ; green cloth boards with mother and her children in the lamplight in red, black, brown, and gilt; decorated gilt titles; 7x9. An eye-opening view of the handwork skills expected of little girls and the steps taken to develop them a century ago.
One Day in Betty's Life. Bobbs-Merrill, Brown cloth binding with gold and white decorated title, little sketches of the child and margin decorations, oblong Music by Mary Turner Salter. By the author of the Live Dolls books. VG; rubbing, bumping and wear to extrems; badly bumped bottom corners, occasional page soil. Why the Robin's Breast is Red. Fleming H. Revell, Publishers, , probable 1st; white cloth backed paper boards, green below, and with full photo of birches by a lake on top, grey top edge, other edges rough cut, endpapers with passages from the book in red borders, varied margin designs on all pages and some small drawings in text, in glassine wrapper, in white box with title and author cartouche; 5.
By the author of J. Not really a children's book, as it is about marital problems and unrequited love in the bird world, but pretty; the birches on the cover are just as bright as when the books was new. Fine in VG glassine wrap and box; book is extremely clean, unread; glassine wrinkled, not creased, and edgeworn across top and chipped at extrems, white box darkening, one corner of top split and repaired with archival tape.
Sandford and Merton in Words of One Syllable. Tan cloth with bright coloured blue, brown, and red illustration of Hal removing snake from Ned's leg; gilt titles, text in two columns, 6 chromolitho plates; pp. After a scene in which Hal, a farmer's son, saves Tom, a rich merchant's son, from a snake, Tom is taken to be educated with Hal on the lines of Rousseau by a local clergyman, Mr. From an early children's book written by Thomas Day in Peter Rabbit at the Farm. Peter Rabbit Went to Sea. Peter Rabbit's Christmas.
One of a collection of books republished in as Wee Books for Wee Folks with coloured illustrations on every spread. The Overall Boys. A First Reader. The boy counterparts of the Sunbonnet Babies have simple adventures, increasing somewhat in reading difficulty; told in large print with full coloured drawings. With words and music for "The Overall Boys in Brigade. VG; clean, bright boards with slightly bumped corners, spine a bit faded, light reading wrinkles to early pages.
Nettie Huxley. Gander's Story. London: Macmillan, ; red cloth boards, gold titles, with two white geese; gold titles on spine; pages are all of grey paper with red print and drawings; oblong, 9x5. Two geese have a good gossip over tea. Yellowbill, the gossip, pumps Mrs. Gander, the vain mother, to get as much exciting information as she can about the Gander marriage. An odd little book with geese who stay in character and funny little pictures sometimes covering a wordless spread.
Illustrated by Nettie Huxley Roller , an international singer and the daughter of Thomas Huxley and the poet Henrietta Anne Huxley, who probably wrote this book. Hard to find. The Story of Reynard the Fox. Quite a lively contrast to the moral tales available! G; finely penned 's Christmas inscription, corners bumped and rubbed to card at tips, spine ends bumped, cover dusty, small snipped chip on margin of free front endpaper, pages darkening, lt.
Der Struwwelpeter oder lustige Geschichten und drollige Bilder. Loewes Verlag, Frankfurter Originalausgabe, 20th c reprint. A nice bright reprint of this classic, with crisp pages printed on two sides and clean matte boards, pleasantly browning on front. VG; sl bumps to extrems and bottom corners worn through, small pull tear on front. Der Struwwelpeter oder lustige geschichten und drollige Bilder fur kinder von Jahren. VG; half inch tear to top of vulnerable spine, else a lovely copy with just a bit of darkening on all margins, spine bright, pages very clean, and flat.
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Los Angeles: Smith Publicity Co. Georgina of the Rainbows. Britton, , 1st. New York: D. The author, an ichthyologist and the first president of Stanford University, was persuaded to tell the stories he had told his own children to other groups. While he was absent at the Bering Sea Commission in , two Stanford Education students circulated the stories among more groups of children in California and Washington DC, who drew the many pictures in this volume and critiqued some of the plots. Of great interest for the drawings, taken from more than a thousand samples.
Our Children's Pets. London: S. Partridge, 9, Paternoster Row, ? A collection of short stories and poems about household and farm pets, with numerous etchings both full paged and in text by Harrison Weir, J. Fitzgerald, J. Foster, A. Knight, J. A splendid robin! G; plate very deeply coloured and bright, bottom edges and corners of boards rubbed, crack and tiny hole along spine; pale blue watercolour stains?
Wien Vienna : Carl Konegen, Ivory paper boards with coloured medallion title, doubled pages, 3. The Just So Song Book. Olive green cloth with black stamped elephant child blowing music from his trunk; 7. Set to music by Edward German. A view of US attitudes toward Mexican culture at the end of the 19th c, with graphics on almost every page, and informative dialogue alternately by the Boy Travellers, their companion, Dr. Bronson, and the people they meet. Fables de la Fontaine. In the same format as his Perrault of Wry, comic illustrations of Aesop's tales with very simple text.
The animal and insect expressions are a delight! A lovely copy of this book. VG; a little light foxing on bottom margin, scuffed lower right corner bent at 2cm, partially rubbed to white on edges, to card on other corners; rubbed and finely scratched on back but no loss of green colour; spine smooth, straight, tight, no name or other marks. Paris: La Bonne Compagnie, , limited edition of the first 50 in a special edition with an original watercolour ; rebound in half leather, brown calf with nine bands in a contemporary design, brown marbled paper boards, brown marbled endpapers smaller pattern gilt titles, teg, ribbons, spine of original softcover bound in volume two, two full page watercolours and small coloured illustrations in text; Vol I pp, Vol II pp.
A beautiful set with peaceful pictures of the French countryside published just after the war. VG; in elegant script, a lovely quoted verse to the recipient Paris on one of three blank pages following the endpaper, essentially unread, tight in binding with white pages. The Fables of La Fontaine. Beautiful lithographs in a Grosset original. The Blue Poetry Book. London: Longmans, , 1st. Dark blue cloth with gilt tracery. Good only; spine faded, spine edges and tips and board corners worn; gilt design and gilt edges rubbed; front hinge shaken; inscr.
The True Story Book. Original dark blue cloth gilt stamped, with man with sword hailing frigate on front and finely drawn Moctezuma on spine, gilt all around, rounded spine, black endpapers; 8vo; pp. Twenty-four historical adventure stories, some, like the retelling of Prescott on Cortez and Moctezuma, quite long, with few pictures. Nice to think that Billy, David, and Nancy read and reread this book many times. G; period plate with bears and green children's names, quite loose in binding, bottom edges and spine ends very rubbed and worn away, gilt bright.
Almanach dedie aux Dames pour l'an Paris: LeFuel chez Delaunay, , white leather with fine gilt borders and spine, gilt all around; short ribbon marker; in similar gilded leather sleeve, with pages of poetry and short prose followed by the Table of Contents, then a page for every month with Souvenirs, or Memories, blank pages following, beautiful dark steel cut engravings, the frontis of Blanche of Castille, tissue guard; 4.
An elegant little volume in a rare matching sleeve. London: Routledge, , 1st. Rust cloth backed glazed paper pictorial boards with bevelled edges, showing large pipe design and illustrated letters, oblong, With accompaniments by Theo Marzials, illustrated by Crane, engraved and printed in fine and delicate colours throughout by Edmund Evans. Traditional ballads and love songs rather than nursery songs. VG; clean, edgeworn boards and spine with corners bumped and worn, light foxing in lower margins throughout.
Belle's Pink Boots. NY: E. Dutton and Co. A summer story of a neighborhood of little girls, in a very pretty binding with moderately clear chromolithos. The classic story of a silly war. Written originally for the author's boys, and illustrated in , with bright, deep lithos and wonderful details by Bruller Vercours "surprisingly intelligent and painterly drawings" A. New York: Sam'l Gabriel, ; red cloth backed illustrated paper boards with duck at a crossroads; geese on endpapers, half tones and coloured pictures; 6.
A longer story of a little gosling's journeys. The Wonderful Locomotive. The Young Angler. Rambling thoughts on the natural history of the English countryside, pleasantly expressed for children, not a tract. VG; finely penned name fep, extrems sl bumped, lt soil along edge of top board; endpapers darkening, pages flat and clean.
The Beginner's American History. By an author of a series of American history text of increasing difficulty, this one upper elementary. They are, or were recently still in print. Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. Approximately short rhymes with some illustrations in text. The plates have the text of one stanza below the picture.
Note: many plates are not facing the page listed, clearly as published. VG; April, inscription, spot and scuffing is visible on back upon close inspection, a nice clean copy. New York: McLoughlin; nd ca 's? Elliott; decorated glazed paper boards, top and bottom, with Mother Goose in glasses and a bright red shawl, picking out tunes with her webbed feet; red and gilt titles; yellow endpapers, 8vo; np.
Each song has a fine engraving as a large header. Some of these tunes are the ones used today, some not, but all are singable. This book was reprinted many times in different bindings, this probably an early version. G; name on fep; rubbed paper spine damaged for one half inch at bottom, corners and edges rubbed through to card, one 4" gutter tear; small modern repaired tear on cover, pages darkening a little but very flat, unmarked, and clean.
Caldecott's First Collection of Pictures and Songs. Caldecott's Second Collection of Pictures and Songs. Black cloth with full paste on plate of Mother Goose in straw bonnet sheltering two children under her wings, peach endpapers with white geese and babies in mob caps, 12 coloured plates as issued and numerous drawings in text; 12x8.
A real treasure, which has been read and cared for. Catherine Patricia Bray has very carefully lettered her name and the date, Dec. Her light pencil guidelines are still evident. A turn of the century of the New England classic 19th c Mother Goose collection, first assembled by Thomas Fleet from his Goose mother-in-law in , and, in this version, edited by Monroe and Francis in w the Goose Family history.
Mother Goose. Chicago: P. Volland Company, Popular Edition ; illustrated paper boards, not plate, endpapers with geese and lavender and green design, geese bordered pages and plates with rhymes in cartouche; 9x The classic American mother goose. VG; faded original blue to grey spine and in margins of boards, inset illustration and gilt bright, some light soil spots; ow a nice unwrinkled copy with very light handling soil in some margins, index page has 1.
Favorite Rhymes from Mother Goose. NY: Stokes, , probable 1st; grey boards with blue and white titles, watercolour of little girl in pink dress with goose on her shoulder, one sided watercoloured pages on toothed paper, 9x11"; 12 pp incld title page. Very delicate, pale lithos of watercolour pictures, not chromolithos. Nursie's Little Rhyme Book. Coloured calico paper boards with round panel with girl brushing doll's hair, 10 coloured plates; 6x4. These small format books contain the illustrations and songs of the two large books, with smaller scale pictures.
Burd, and W. Gurney in deep colour. Trueman, Thomas. Philadelphia: George B. Zieber and Co. Taken together with the volume published in the previous year by Zeiber they comprise "all that is valuable in this particular department of juvenile literature. Some longer ballads and many unfamiliar rhymes and variants here. The later Smith editions are in World Cat, but this, presumably first, edition is not. Clever Bill. Clever Bill, a soldier doll, races to catch up with Mary's train at Dover.
A simple book about a toy's love. Zuni Indian Tales. New York: G. Nusbaum's small son Deric was adopted by the Zunis, and as he sat as the feet of the elders of the tribe and listened to tales, she was able to record them. Great Swedish Fairy Tales. Ivory cloth boards, dark blue backed with blue horse and rider stamped, gilt border line, yellow top edge, blue textured eps, 8vo, jacket front blue starry sky with princely rider and spear; pp. A well designed book of old tales illustrated with facsimiles of the works of Sweden's great John Bauer , whose work is so richly imagined, and so hard to find in the original.
When the Root Children Wake Up. New York: J. Lippincott Company, n. New Edition; red boards with large pasted on plate of root children playing in the tall grass, peach endpapers with silhouette of children in parade; 9x A nice later copy of this American edition with full colour illustrations of the little children at work and play. The Land of Goodness Knows Where. London: Newnes, early, no date. Red cloth; pp. A very period fantasy with Walloping Wangalou,Queen Flippits etc. Intro states "Dear other children,. I love them all, please love them too,and p'r'aps you may be invited and have nice adventures.
Donald in Numberland. New York: Rae D. Henkle Co. Interesting as one of the five books with which the Haders began their long career and also as an imaginative math fantasy. Since he is paying no attention at all to his arithmetic, Donald is swept into Numberland by the number people. There he learns how to work with numbers and begins to enjoy the process. Lively 20's pictures in blue, black and hot pink throughout. Fair; because the loose spine paper has been glued down for 2" making it stiff to open, edges worn and corners worn through, small margin tears, paper clean but aging.
Hilda and her Doll. I assume this is a second printing because the first, at U of Ohio, was stamped in gilt, black, and red on blue cloth whereas this is stamped in gilt and black only. Hilda played happily in her Granada, West Indies home, unaware that she was soon to be sent thousands of miles away, to France, to school. Her father felt the experience of "finding her level" would be good for her character, but for a long time she was miserable at school.
Her classmates teased her for the wonderful gift her nurse had given her, a beautiful handmade West Indian doll. The international flavour of this book keeps it from being a Sunday School tract. The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck. London: F. A nice little copy with good colour and a paste-on plate, in gift condition.
The Chunkies' Adventures. London: Humphrey Milford; n. Orange cloth with stamped black borders and large plate of policeman leading Chunky children and dog, white endpapers with Chunky people, 5 col plates; 8. Round Chunky children decide to take the horse and go out to visit their uncle by themselves. Quite cheerful and funny writing. One of a hard to find series by the author of the Peek-a-boos. Chunkies title list. Front plate and plates in lovely condition, large jacket illustration and pages nice; unclipped, no price.
Paris: Editions Jules Tallandier, Nov 1, Cloth backed full coloured plaid paper boards with smiling dog head, Comic events in the life of a happy-go-lucky dog of uncertain breed with many drawings, half in colour. G; bottom edges chipped, corners worn through, soft endpapers edgeworn with six inch closed tear, spine soiled and bumped, interior slightly toned at margins but nice.
Les Gourmandises de Charlotte. BimK ; preface by M. Edouard Pailleron. Yellow cloth backed green glazed boards with vignettes of Charlotte: tiny, overstuffed, and healed; on the back, Zozor, the pug, sitting in a cracked sugar egg; 8. Charlotte, a rather spoiled little girl of four years, decides she will eat nothing but sweets.
As the doctor predicts, she becomes smaller and smaller, going through all sorts of adventures until at last she reforms and vows to eat everything in sight. That doesn't work either, and she resolves at last to eat a healthy diet. Wonderful pictures of a stubborn little girl in her elegant surroundings.
Written very amusingly by a young mother. Samary was also an actress in the Comedie Francaise and a subject of Renoir's paintings; she suffered a violent death at the age of Job's charming paintings are in a lighter style similar to Boutet de Monvel. G -; boards and spine are worn, bottom corners bent, darkened and soiled, binding is loose with threads showing, paper darkening a bit, but clean and flat; dark foxing on one spread from an inserted paper, now gone; in general, read and reread but treated with care.
Scull, ; both outside covers are "Good Times for the Home," 4to; sample pages of all five books bound as one volume with their front boards, containing photos, chromolithos, drawings, the whole being about 1" thick. Salesman's sample dummy. Quite a view of turn-of-the-century home entertainment!
Nursery Rhymes from Bohemia. New York: Robert M. Szalatnay, translator, New York, ; verses by Anna V.
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Winslow; blue cloth backed blue paper boards with large yellow mums in vase containing title; yellow green bordered endpapers with basket of flowers in center, 9. Little rhymes, some of which must be traditional, on brightly bordered pages with intricate bordered illustrations of traditional country life in primary colours. See illus inside front cover. VG; rubs to white on board edges and corners and very slight scuffing near edges, else very bright and clean. What perfect illustrations for Sophie, a lively, hot-tempered, greedy little girl living a privileged life in France almost two hundred years ago!
Sophie found herself in the midst of many woes of her own making, like the time she decided to salt her mother's goldfish and cut them in little slices. VG; light even soil on soft white paper boards, corners very bumped and worn through, all else clean and flat. Lothrop, , 1st edition. Green cloth elaborately stamped, gilt titles and children, red accents; pp. A pretty edition of this series about a poor but contented family. Very Good VG ; clean, slight bumps to extremities. Willie Winkie's Nursery Songs of Scotland.
Silsbee has made available verses written for Scottish children a few years previously, trying to retain "the racy terseness so often weakened by a translation. VG; pencil inscription, large bookplate of a owner, shiny area on spine, perhaps from his cataloguing label, wear to corners and espc spine ends, pages darkening a bit, tight, straight, and clean. Cornelli, a Story of the Swiss Alps. Stork with an introduction by Charles Wharton Stork. Red cloth with quarter buff back and stamped gold children, teg, with 14 tipped in col plates as issued on buff mats, light grey endpapers with decorated borders and small pictures, 4 different spreads of light green page decorations; pp.
Paris: J. Delightful, large illustrations tell the story of an unbearably bossy and fussy little girl, who is sent to live in the countryside for a week by her wise mother. Though she resists at first, she becomes a simple and natural child.
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Stahl ends with a plea to send the poor children of Paris on country vacations. A Child's Garden of Verses. Red cloth boards with large white panel with children on parade, blue and white border, yellow edges all around, 8. A familiar volume in the 40's and 50's. Very lively pictures, many in bright, flat colour. Little Tommy Stuffin. Staunton, VA: Schultz, An amusing fabric binding that appears stuffed, with a plate with red-haired Tommy on it.
No interior illustrations. Stories from Old Fashioned Children's Books. London: Leadenhall Press, , 1st edition. Navy cloth with gilt picture and title, top edge gilt, small 8vo: pages including ads. Reproductions of earlier little books. Bratri Mravenci, pravdive vypsani mnoha probehu ze zivota broucku motylu a mravencu. Many intricate drawings of real and fantastic insects, finely decorated capitals.
VG; edges of boards worn, white cover darkening, as is paper inside, however flat and clean. Vrabec Tulak, pravdive vpsani ze zivota ptaku. Extraordinary paintings by the Slovak? The stories, by a well know author of tales, seem to be about bird society, with dressed and outfitted birds with the expressions of wild birds. A wonderful book for a bird lover, even if your Czech is nonexistent. VG; edgewear to white underlay, and some rubbing, paste-on plate clean, pages browning but clean and flat, a few pages near the back have top corners bumped, which does affect the margin of one plate.
Rainy Day Pastimes. Boston: The Page Company, ; beveled boards with stamped red, black, and maroon titles and picture of a little girl looking at a book, JWS initials ; 7. Over illustrations, diagrams. An excellent classroom or homeschool resource, originally written for teachers and parents. The many straw and card necklaces, cut snowflakes, stencils, bead weavings and paper woven borders in this book have passed out of use and the patterns are no longer available.
They would be great ways to insert a little art and design into the math or NCLB writing classroom. G -; name, cream boards very darkened and soiled, corner tips and spine ends worn through cloth, handling soil on prelims, spine dark, two half inch margin tears, otherwise this is all flat and clean, secure in binding.
Clair de Lune and Other Troubadour Romances. George C. Curtis, Ltd. Tan cloth with pasted-on plate of couple in boat surrounded by gilt and brown stamped frame, teg, w. The Book of the Animal Kingdom; Mammals. London: Dent and New York: Dutton, Embossed gold, white, and blue stamped polar bear on olive boards; pp. Fourteen coloured and plain plates chiefly from photographs of the living animals.
VG; bottom edge of spine worn through, top spine rubbed, foxed area on front endpaper, tissue guards present, clean copy. Nestlings of Forest and Marsh. Chicago: A. Green cloth boards with stamped picture, black birch outline and white nestlings, 12 full page photogravure and many illustrations from photos in text; 5. Nature stories of nests and nestlings, not necessarily meant for children, written from the experiences of the author and her husband in the countryside north of Chicago.
VG; pail one inch spot on back. The Toys' Adventures at the Zoo. NY: Macmillan, , 1st. Little Elephant. A charming little book! Told in the first person by the little elephant, whose life revolves around his great mother. With expressive pictures on every page above the short text; four coloured pictures, incld frontis. G; beautiful, large inscription, boards evenly soiled, a 1" in spot, corners and spine worn, endpapers foxed and soiled, pages clean.
A collection of humane and amusing observations on parenthood and small children, written by a father; a Swedish classic. Stephen's Light. Holt, , 1st; pp. A young Renaissance woman defies tradition and wins independence in the world of commerce. Light in the Mountain. Knopf, , 1st. An epic of Maori life spanning the lives of two women.
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Freddie's Feet. London: Hamilton, , 1st. A shorter book for young readers, set in the Victorian period. Melinda Takes a Hand. Morrow, , 1st; pp. A comical story of the old West. When Melinda's sister breaks off her engagement, both girls are stranded in Goldendale, Colorado until they can earn enough money to get home. Turn Homeward, Hannalee. One of two thousand Georgia textile workers shipped North by the Union Army to work in Yankee mills, Hannalee courageously makes her way back to Georgia in the face of the horrors of war.
Although Roderick would rather be a meadowlark, he thoughtfully takes over responsibility when he is needed. The Pedant and the Shuffly. New York: Macmillan, , 1st; 79 pp. The author's second book; lots of nonsense! Susan and the Butterbees. NY: Longman, Green and Co. Susan Butterbee led an orderly life until one day on the beach she met a fairy disguised as a lobsterman, She had one reasonable wish: an uncle. But the fairy turned 47 nearby sandpipers into 47 uncles! They hopped around trying to please her.
The Good Friends. Viking, , 1st; blue plaid boards with plate; pp. The Hicks animals are full of personality and form a loving family group. When Mr. Hicks has to go to the hospital and leave them, Mary tries her hardest to keep them together. Ten full page and many small drawings by Paull. The Wind and Arabella. NY: Oxford University Press, , 1st std; blue cloth boards, 8x8. Arabella, a rather straight laced raffia garden doll, comes to live with Lucy and her Aunt Phebe. She wants to be useful in the colourful garden, but with the wind and the animals, it's a rough life.
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Life in the Grunt tribe changes when a baby dinosaur hatches from the huge egg that Little Grunt drags home for brunch. Houghton Miffl…. This research pack focuses on: Centers on a single topic i. An adventurous mouse named Livingstone is faced with the task of finding a place to build his own nest. In the story, the mother leaves 3 children home alone as she goes to visit…. In this essay, Mandela explains his shifting understandings of freedom based on different stages in his life.
Mandela explain how his p…. The story follows the lives of three new-born wolves over a ten and one half month period. It encompasses the various stages thro…. The students will lea…. In this story, a young girl shares what it is like to spend time with her grandmother at her home and at her job at the crab chong wher…. Throughout her life, …. Mahalia Jackson begins with the grandfather sharing the historical underpinnings of the blues, including a brief history of the African….
This literary text by Mary and Rich Chamberlin tells a tale of community, friendship and sharing. As a mother and son go to the market …. With the help of her friends and family, Mariah plans a surprise party for her sister Lynn. After many close calls, the party is succes…. This play takes place in South Carolina in during the American Revolution, when a mother and her daughter are going about their da….
This award winning, beautifully illustrated picture book biography introduces children to the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. He grew …. To keep their only so…. This is an informational article about a woman named Maya Lin who has designed monuments around the country honoring historic events.
In this tall tale, Jo…. Major medical discoveries are detailed over time. Diverse individuals, using scientific methods and innovation, determined causes for d…. Scientists Dr. Roger Payne and Dr. Katherine Payne have discovered that the use of infrasonic sounds is a method of communication used …. It details her transformation from a novice t…. For as long as she co…. This expository nonfiction text is about how living things have adapted traits of mimicry or camouflage to either fool or attract prey ….
This is a narrative depicting the journey of small seeds preparing to take root and begin their life cycle. The main character, Miss Ma…. Leslie and her family learn to adjust to life without their mother when she is away training her new dog guide, Ursula, after the passi…. This article examines what happens when a sugar planter tries to save his sugar crops by importing a few mongooses to eat the rats.
When a sudden and inexplicable force causes everything to stop working on Maple Street, the people there begin to wonder who or what is…. In this literary text by David and Phillis Gershator, a rooster notices that the sky is dark and realizes there is no one to help it co…. In this informational text the author describes mountains in different parts of the world. He tells about the effects of erosion on mou….
This literary text by Richard and Florence Atwater tells the story of Mr. Popper, a seasonal house painter who is faced with making a d…. In Mrs. In this fantasy story…. This text describes and illustrates with labeled pictures the purpose and process for making mummies in Ancient Egypt. It begins with t…. Each : text set Centers on a single topic i. This personal narrative introduces the genre of a diary to the students.
This story is based upon the life of Arizona Houston Hughes, a teacher who taught generations of children in a one-room schoolhouse tha…. More than one Maria in class causes Maria Isabel to worry for weeks about not being in the pageant, when the teacher confuses their nam…. Through d…. This is a story about Saruni, a young boy, and his family, who are both consumers and sellers in a market in Tanzania. There are many e…. Sam Gribley has been living alone in the woods all summer, but fall has arrived and the fear of winter has forced Sam to think of new w….
As a child, the narrator describes how his magnificent career as an artist was ended at an early age by adults who lacked imagination, …. In this legend, the author uses the struggles of a poverty stricken boy and his grandmother to show how even in their trials, the decis…. A young Bedouin girl has earned the nickname Nadia the Willful because of her quick temper.
Her brother, Hamed, is the only one who can…. She describes her reactions to the mispronunci…. Detective Nate the Great searches San Francisco for a lost joke book. He discovers that the wrong place can be the best place to look f…. This informational text by Jonathan Alderfer includes pictures and information concerning birds and their habitats. To facilitate the …. This lesson was initially created through the Basal Alignment Project and was then further developed by the 4th grade team from Pleasan….
Puffins raise their y…. This is a beautifully illustrated story of a young bat, Chiro, who is sent out on his very first solo adventure into the dark night. The poem describes the victorious homecoming of a ship. The Captain responsible for the safe return of his ship and crew has died befor…. This excerpt describes how oceans work: the relationship between the phases of the moon and tides, and the dangers of deadly tidal wave…. This is a letter from President Barack Obama to his daughters, where he poses reflective questions regarding the character of his daugh….
Police Officer Buckle gives safety speeches that no one listens to until a police dog, Gloria, joins him. Because Gloria acts out the s…. War is happening in Spain and the civilians are asked to leave the war zone. At the side of the road, the narrator, presumably a …. With Papa away on a cattle drive, fourteen-year-old Travis is in charge of looking after the family homestead on the Texas plains, mile…. Lorraine Hansberry uses elements of narrative, and persuasive and reflective essays to highlight memorable moments in her life where sh….
In this historical fi…. In summer, the grasshopper runs among the h…. This informational text by Gail Marilyn Singer displays the lives of local people and wildlife on the same day in March, from the Arcti…. A raja decrees that the villagers must give most of the rice they harvest to him. He promises to store it safely and distribute it in t….
This is a story of how changes happen in the world, one person, one family, one community at a time. The story takes place in Ghana, We…. In this speech, Rudolfo Anaya celebrates the purchase of the 1 millionth library volume by the University of New Mexico. He begin…. The main character, Mr. Johnson, embarks upon quite the opposite of an ordinary day. This day he spends as a do-gooder, wandering the s….
This story is a folkt…. This expository nonfiction text is about how an oak tree may become vulnerable to disease from its bark being damaged by a bear clawing…. Before language was written, people from all over the world have recorded their family histories orally.
Booklist (K-2 by Genre - Adventure fiction) : NSW Premier's Reading Challenge
They have used storytell…. They walk together to the drug store a…. This informational text by Seymour Simon discusses the composition and functions of the sun, along with its role in regulating life on …. Josie and her family return to their homeland of Sene…. While out on a so…. When the land surveyor, Gleb Smirnov, arrives in the Gnilushka train station, he hires a peasant to take him to the estate that he must…. A tsunami separates a young hippo from his mother.
As he is rescued and taken to a wildlife sanctuary, he develops an interesting and u…. In this literary text by Jane Yolen, a girl and her father go owling for the first time. Along the way they encounter a great horned ow…. The story begins in the s with the ox-cart man and his family loading his cart with goods they produced over the year. He jou…. Harry used to visit the shop with his friends every day, but his priorities cha….
The family of a Japanese diplomat, Mr. Sugihara, living in Lithuania in , is confronted by Jewish refugees asking for Japanese visa…. On that night, Re….
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In this nonfiction selection, an Emperor penguin lays an egg in the bitter cold of Antarctica. The penguin parents battle the harsh env…. This book contains basic facts about penguins including their habitats, their predators, and physical features. It also gives detailed …. Pepita stops speaking Spanish because she is tired of being the neighborhood translator.
However, when a disaster nearly occurs, Pepita…. This excerpt from a b…. Lesson guides for Cat! Prentice Hall Literature, This lesson was created as par…. Prentice Hall Literature, This lesson was create…. Poppa buys himself some new pants that need hemming. The women of his family are too tired to hem the pants before church the following….
Most kids collect something. Prudy collects everything! Rocks, stamps, foil, worn-out toothbrushes, pretty paper napkins, tufts of hair…. All her life she was curious and determined to make a difference in the…. The young girl takes the dragon to Dragon Island, but returns to the farm with…. Ramona and Beezus, tw…. Babushka saved an injured goose and brought it back to good health. DiAngelo early that morn….
In this play, Red Writing Hood does not like the way her fairy tale ends, so she decides to change the events of her own fairy tale by …. The main character, Esperanza, desperately wants to eat in the lunchroom at school, with the other boys and girls who do not go home fo…. A mongoose, Rikki-tikki-tavi, comes to live with an English family in their bungalow in colonial India.
Two cobras—Nag and Nagain…. A Rattlesnake proclaims that he is king of the road, and he terrorizes villagers and refuses to let them pass on the road. The villager…. This interest consumed the young boy as he collected them in all of his s…. This literary text by Carol Otis Hurst tells the story of her father's life and passion for collecting rocks. Although people continual…. Richard moves to a new town and has to make new friends and face the challenge of climbing the rope in gym class.
He makes a friend in …. Rosie is a Tibetan terrier whose friendly nature makes her a perfect visiting dog.
After a lot of training, she brings comfort to peopl…. Ruby wants to fit in …. In this story, a boy has a dog named Rugby with whom he is great friends. One day a puppy named Rosie joins the family. Rugby does not …. The Saguaro Cactus is…. Like his Aleut ancestors, Alex continues the tradition of catching salmon, during their spawning at Kodiak Island in Alaska, to feed fa…. This is an historical fiction text that shares the daily life of one family in Plimoth Plantation.
Young Samuel Eaton lives with his fa…. Anna and Caleb Wittin…. He was inspire…. This nonfiction text discusses how a fourth grade class at Union Avenue School worked hard to protect the New Jersey shoreline by plant…. Organized by grade K-6 and topic. Ben goes to the beach and watches a seal being born. Over the next few seasons, Ben develops a special bond with this seal, a bond that…. The ability to see Earth from space helps scientists to understand both how the planet works and how human activities are affecting the…. The author describes the life of Jean-Francois Champollion.
This selection uses text and graphics together as a vehicle to deepen the r…. In the beginning, Wal…. On the first day of seventh grade, Victor and his friend Michael try to hide their insecurities and impress the girls in their class. This story is an excerpt from a novel. It is about a boy named Marty who wants to save a runaway dog from being abused. He brings the d…. He hopes to become rich …. This poem describes the feelings of a girl whose best friend, Hanna, has moved away. The little girl feels that nothing will be the sam…. Ephram loves to play the violin, and when he discovers that a blind neighbor was once a musician, but stopped playing the piano due to ….
During a New Years cele…. Their actions in…. In this story, a family struggles on a prairie farm during a drought. They are forced to make a painful choice when their water soon ru…. This informational text by Franklyn M. Branley gives facts about snow and its formation, as well as the positive and negative effects o…. Two snow leopard cubs learn many lessons about survival from their mother as they prepare for life on their own. This literary text by Jean Craighead George gives a gripping account of the awesome wonder and potential peril of an avalanche.
This biography details the life of Wilson Bentley, a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order…. In this informational text by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, two important truths about snowflakes are revealed. First, no two are alike and…. This informational text details traits and characteristics that different inventors throughout history have demonstrated and how those …. Organized by grade K-8 and lexile.
The informational text includes text features, such as photographs and captions, to give an overview of information about spiders and t…. This informational text by Gail Gibbons gives facts and examples of spiders and what they do to catch insects to eat. To facilitate th…. Includes two texts and one video, thirteen text-dependent questions, including one constructed-response writing prompt, and explanatory…. Thomas and his Grandfather share a small house with, their cat and pet duck. In this literary text by Janell Cannon, a baby bat separated from her mother is raised by a mother bird, on the condition that she acts….
This folktale is about three monks who visit a village filled with unhappy people. The villagers do not welcome the monks, so the three…. Lacey and their daughter, Doris, are stranded at home following a severe winter storm. Doris notices an abandoned pu…. Suki's favorite possession is her blue cotton kimono.