Honey Paw and Lightfoot

Honey Paw and Lightfoot

Author: Jonathan London

Publisher: Graphic Arts Books

Published: 2014-09-01

Total Pages: 23

ISBN-13: 1941821324

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In Honey Paw and Lightfoot, readers are given a firsthand, compelling glimpse of grizzly bears. Illuminated by Jonathan’s London spare, lyrical text and Jon Van Zyle’s spectacular illustrations, this is the story of mama bear Honey Paw and her offspring Lightfoot, from his earliest days as a newborn, no bigger than a hamster, to curious cub to adolescent bear ready to head off on his own. And tor readers who want to learn more, there is an afterword providing detailed information about grizzly bears including their relationship to indigenous cultures of the north and threats to their survival.


Baby Whale's Journey

Baby Whale's Journey

Author: Jonathan London

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Published: 2007-02-08

Total Pages: 48

ISBN-13: 9780811857611

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Off the Pacific coast of Mexico, a baby sperm whale is born, feeds, speaks to her mother in clicks, and spends her days diving, spy-hopping, lob-tailing, and rolling as she grows and learns the ways of the sea.


Don't Leave the Story in the Book

Don't Leave the Story in the Book

Author: Mary Hynes-Berry

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Published: 2015-04-24

Total Pages: 254

ISBN-13: 0807771775

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Drawing from 30 years of teaching and professional development experience, this book offers a roadmap for using children's literature to provide authentic learning. Featuring a storytellers voice, each chapter includes a case study about how a particular fiction or nonfiction work can be used in an early childhood classroom; a series of open-ended questions to help readers construct their own inquiry units; and a bibliography of childrens literature. This book provides a unique synthesis of ideas based on constructivist approaches to learning, including the importance of positive dispositions and learning communities, the nature of higher order thinking, and the relationship between methods such as guided inquiry in the sciences and balanced literacy.


A to Zoo

A to Zoo

Author: Rebecca L. Thomas

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Published: 2018-06-21

Total Pages: 3583

ISBN-13:

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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. Generations of savvy librarians and educators have relied on this detailed subject guide to children's picture books for all aspects of children's services, and this new edition does not disappoint. Covering more than 18,000 books published through 2017, it empowers users to identify current and classic titles on topics ranging from apples to zebras. Organized simply, with a subject guide that categorizes subjects by theme and topic and subject headings arranged alphabetically, this reference applies more than 1,200 intuitive (as opposed to formal catalog) subject terms to children's picture books, making it both a comprehensive and user-friendly resource that is accessible to parents and teachers as well as librarians. It can be used to identify titles to fill in gaps in library collections, to find books on particular topics for young readers, to help teachers locate titles to support lessons, or to design thematic programs and story times. Title and illustrator indexes, in addition to a bibliographic guide arranged alphabetically by author name, further extend access to titles.


Liplap's Wish

Liplap's Wish

Author: Jonathan London

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Published: 1997-10

Total Pages: 36

ISBN-13: 9780811818100

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As he builds a snowbunny, Liplap feels something is missing and wishes his grandmother who recently died was with him.


Hip Cat

Hip Cat

Author: Jonathan London

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Published: 1996-09

Total Pages: 46

ISBN-13: 9780811814898

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Hip Cat journeys to the city by the bay to live his dream of being a jazz musician.


Loon Lake

Loon Lake

Author: Jonathan London

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Published: 2002-02

Total Pages: 44

ISBN-13: 0811820033

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A girl and her father encounter loons and other lake creatures during a magical nightime canoe ride.


The Eyes of Gray Wolf

The Eyes of Gray Wolf

Author: Jonathan London

Publisher: Graphic Arts Books

Published: 2016-10-04

Total Pages: 30

ISBN-13: 1943328730

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Listen carefully and you will hear the wild, untamed music of Gray Wolf as he races along icy ridges, howls at the moon, fiercely defends his territory against an unknown pack, and, finally, settles with a new mate. The simple, poetic text follows the restless Gray Wolf as he wanders through the northern winter night and the spectacular illustrations present a dramatic look at a beautiful, endangered animal. An afterword that adults will want to share with children is also included and offers detailed information on wolves and their range throughout the world.


Visualization

Visualization

Author: Linda Zeigler

Publisher: Kendall Hunt

Published: 2004-06-30

Total Pages: 244

ISBN-13: 9780757509353

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Visualization has not been a common word in most classroom reading programs. In recent years, however, the impact of visualization on student comprehension has gained greater awareness among reading educators. This compact, easy-to-use book helps teachers understand visualization and how to apply the strategies in their classrooms. Includes 57 lessons arranged within 13 goals, assessments for the goals, and rubrics to score the assessments. Also contains links to literature questions and cues to use with students. Visualization, by Linda L. Zeigler and Jerry L. Johns, is intended to help classroom teachers, reading specialists, and other professionals who are involved in creating and delivering high-quality reading instruction to students. The book can be used for staff development programs and as a supplemental in a wide variety of reading courses at colleges and universities.