The Rainbow Book

The Rainbow Book

Author: Kate Ohrt

Publisher: Accord Publishing, a division of Andrews McMeel

Published: 2011-02-15

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781449401719

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A whole rainbow of feelings, combined with beautiful cut-paper pages make the perfect gift for any girl. Emotions are as bright and unique as rainbows. The Rainbow Book explores the relationship between colors and sentiments they might inspire. Does yellow suggest happiness? Is blue peaceful? Set against a deep black background, each page reveals an intricate paper-cutting in a single color and the emotion it suggests: "When I feel RED, I am fiery and bold." Each turn of the page reveals another color, leading to a bright rainbow of feelings. A thoughtful gift for everyone from kids to grads, The Rainbow Book culminates with a bright, fold-out rainbow that lets all its colors show.


Reading the Rainbow

Reading the Rainbow

Author: Caitlin L. Ryan

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Published: 2018

Total Pages: 139

ISBN-13: 0807777110

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Drawing on examples of teaching from elementary school classrooms, this timely book for practitioners explains why LGBTQ-inclusive literacy instruction is possible, relevant, and necessary in grades K–5. The authors show how expanding the English language arts curriculum to include representations of LGBTQ people and themes will benefit all students, allowing them to participate in a truly inclusive classroom. The text describes three different approaches that address the limitations, pressures, and possibilities that teachers in various contexts face around these topics. The authors make clear what LGBTQ-inclusive literacy teaching can look like in practice, including what teachers might say and how students might respond. “Reading the Rainbow is a terrific, nuanced, practical resource that many ELA teachers should come to value. Children in their classrooms, whatever their identities, will be the better for it.” —Mombian “Reading the Rainbow invites us to enact justice in our classrooms as we honor our students’ rights and work to foster equity.” —From the Foreword by Mariana Souto-Manning, Teachers College, Columbia University “The field has been hungry for this book! It will allow elementary teachers to make immediate and impactful change in their classrooms.” —Elizabeth Dutro, University of Colorado Boulder “This is a warm and vigorous invitation for teachers to create more equitable classrooms where the full humanity of students is honored.” —Mollie V. Blackburn, Ohio State University


Once Upon a Rainbow, Book 2: Mid to Late Elementary

Once Upon a Rainbow, Book 2: Mid to Late Elementary

Author:

Publisher:

Published: 1995

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781616771041

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(Faber Piano Adventures ). Written for the mid to late elementary piano student, the focus on the tone color and interpretation fosters musical growth while developing technical facility at the keyboard. The pieces are ideal for recital, festival, or personal enjoyment. Each piece includes a short creative opportunity to inspire the student's composing talent. Also included at the end of the book is an optional composing project. Titles include: I Love a Rainbow * Purple Rainbow Swirls * Rainbow in My Pocket * Rainbow Dreams * Rainbow Ice Cream * Walk in a Rainbow.


Black Is a Rainbow Color

Black Is a Rainbow Color

Author: Angela Joy

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Published: 2020-01-14

Total Pages: 40

ISBN-13: 1250771080

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A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on. Red is a rainbow color. Green sits next to blue. Yellow, orange, violet, indigo, They are rainbow colors, too, but My color is black . . . And there’s no BLACK in rainbows. From the wheels of a bicycle to the robe on Thurgood Marshall's back, Black surrounds our lives. It is a color to simply describe some of our favorite things, but it also evokes a deeper sentiment about the incredible people who helped change the world and a community that continues to grow and thrive. Stunningly illustrated by Caldecott Honoree and Coretta Scott King Award winner Ekua Holmes, Black Is a Rainbow Color is a sweeping celebration told through debut author Angela Joy’s rhythmically captivating and unforgettable words. An ALSC Notable Children's Book 2021 An NCTE 2021 Notable Poetry Book A 2021 Notable Social Studies Trade Book of the NCSS/CBC A New York Public Library Best Book of 2020 A Washington Post Best Book of 2020 A Horn Book Fanfare Best Book of the Year A 2020 Jane Addams Children's Book Award Honoree


The Rainbow

The Rainbow

Author: Ros Moriarty

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

Published: 2018-01-24

Total Pages: 24

ISBN-13: 1760635367

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The land bakes...RED. The sun sets...ORANGE. The dawn glows...GOLD. The flowers burst...YELLOW. A joyous serenade to colours that show country before a storm, illustrated by Balarinji, Australia's leading Indigenous design studio. Ros Moriarty, author of the acclaimed memoir Listening to Country, is also the founder of Indi Kindi early learning program.


The End of the Rainbow

The End of the Rainbow

Author: Susan Engel

Publisher: New Press, The

Published: 2015-02-03

Total Pages: 180

ISBN-13: 1620970163

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Amid the hype of Race to the Top, online experiments such as Khan Academy, and bestselling books like The Sandbox Investment, we seem to have drawn a line that leads from nursery school along a purely economic route, with money as the final stop. But what price do we all pay for the increasingly singular focus on wage as the outcome of education? Susan Engel, a leading psychologist and educator, argues that this economic framework has had a profound impact not only on the way we think about education but also on what happens inside school buildings. The End of the Rainbow asks what would happen if we changed the implicit goal of education and imagines how different things would be if we made happiness, rather than money, the graduation prize. Drawing on psychology, education theory, and a broad range of classroom experiences across the country, Engel offers a fascinating alternative view of what education might become: teaching children to read books for pleasure and self-expansion and encouraging collaboration. All of these new skills, she argues, would not only cultivate future success in the world of work but also would make society as a whole a better, happier place. Accessible to parents and teachers alike, The End of the Rainbow will be the beginning of a new, more vibrant public conversation about what the future of American education should look like.


Rainbow

Rainbow

Author: Michael Genhart

Publisher:

Published: 2019

Total Pages: 0

ISBN-13: 9781433830877

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A must-have primer for young readers and a great gift for pride events and throughout the year, beautiful colors all together make a rainbow in Rainbow: A First Book of Pride. This is a sweet ode to rainbow families, and an affirming display of a parent's love for their child and a child's love for their parents. With bright colors and joyful families, this book celebrates LGBTQ+ pride and reveals the colorful meaning behind each rainbow stripe. Readers will celebrate the life, healing, light, nature, harmony, and spirit that the rainbows in this book will bring.


Under the Rainbow

Under the Rainbow

Author: Celia Laskey

Publisher: Penguin

Published: 2021-03-02

Total Pages: 290

ISBN-13: 0525536175

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When a group of social activists arrives in a small town, the lives and beliefs of residents and outsiders alike are upended, in this wry, embracing novel. Big Burr, Kansas, is the kind of place where everyone seems to know everyone, and everyone shares the same values—or keeps their opinions to themselves. But when a national nonprofit labels Big Burr “the most homophobic town in the US” and sends in a task force of queer volunteers as an experiment—they’ll live and work in the community for two years in an attempt to broaden hearts and minds—no one is truly prepared for what will ensue. Furious at being uprooted from her life in Los Angeles and desperate to fit in at her new high school, Avery fears that it’s only a matter of time before her “gay crusader” mom outs her. Still grieving the death of her son, Linda welcomes the arrivals, who know mercifully little about her past. And for Christine, the newcomers are not only a threat to the comforting rhythms of Big Burr life, but a call to action. As tensions roil the town, cratering relationships and forcing closely guarded secrets into the light, everyone must consider what it really means to belong. Told with warmth and wit, Under the Rainbow is a poignant, hopeful articulation of our complicated humanity that reminds us we are more alike than we’d like to admit.