NOW AVAILABLE AS AN EBOOK! Shel Silverstein, the New York Times bestselling author of The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, has created a poetry collection that is outrageously funny and deeply profound. Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist. Shel Silverstein's masterful collection of poems and drawings stretches the bounds of imagination and will be cherished by readers of all ages. This is a collection that belongs on everyone's bookshelf. Makes a great gift for special occasions such as holidays, birthdays, and graduation. And don't miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, The Giving Tree, A Light in the Attic, and Falling Up!

Author Shel Silverstein
Isbn 0061965251
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2019-10-22
Pages 176
Language English
File format PDF

NOW AVAILABLE AS AN EBOOK! From New York Times bestselling author Shel Silverstein, the creator of the beloved poetry collections Where the Sidewalk Ends, Falling Up, and Every Thing On It, comes an imaginative book of poems and drawings—a favorite of Shel Silverstein fans young and old. This digital edition also includes twelve poems previously only available in the special edition hardcover. A Light in the Attic delights with remarkable characters and hilariously profound poems in a collection readers will return to again and again. Here in the attic you will find Backward Bill, Sour Face Ann, the Meehoo with an Exactlywatt, and the Polar Bear in the Frigidaire. You will talk with Broiled Face, and find out what happens when Somebody steals your knees, you get caught by the Quick-Digesting Gink, a Mountain snores, and They Put a Brassiere on the Camel. Come on up to the attic of Shel Silverstein and let the light bring you home. And don't miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, The Giving Tree, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and Falling Up!

Author Shel Silverstein
Isbn 0062999702
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2020-04-07
Pages 176
Language English
File format PDF

As The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition allows young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit. And don't miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and A Light in the Attic!

Author Shel Silverstein
Isbn 0061965103
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2014-02-18
Pages 64
Language English
File format PDF

A slice of Alligator Pie—sized for little ones! One of the best loved Canadian poems of all time, “Alligator Pie” established Dennis Lee’s reputation as “Canada’s Father Goose” when it appeared in his classic poetry collection of the same name in 1974. Now Lee's timeless rhyme is paired with striking artwork by Sandy Nichols, winner of a nationwide competition to find the perfect illustrator for the iconic poem. This fun-filled e-edition is a must-have for every baby and preschooler's library. "You can almost hear the skipping ropes slapping on the sidewalk." --Margaret Laurence

Author Dennis Lee
Isbn 1443442895
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2014-11-04
Pages 28
Language English
File format PDF

This enhanced eBook features read-along narration. Winner: CLC Seal of Approval 2017 Literary Classics Book Awards, Silver, Preschool/Early Reader Fantasy Finalist: 2017 Literary Classics Book Awards 2017 PNBA Long-List When Ethan looks under the bed for his monster, he finds this note instead: "So long, kid. Gotta go. Someone needs me more than you do. –Gabe" How will Ethan ever get to sleep without his monster's familiar, comforting snorts? And who could need Gabe more than Ethan does? Gabe must have gone to Ethan's little sister's room! She has been climbing out of bed every night to play, and obviously needs a monster to help her get to sleep – but not HIS monster! Ethan tries to help his sister find her own monster, but none are the perfect blend of cute and creepy. Just when it seems that Ethan will lose his monster forever, an uninvited, tutu-toting little monster full of frightening fun appears. Following in the spooky-silly tradition of I Need My Monster, here's another irresistible monster-under-the-bed story with the perfect balance of giggles and shivers.

Author Amanda Noll
Isbn 1947277081
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2018-03-21
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF

When private detective Dana Cutler is hired to follow college student Charlotte Walsh, she never imagines the trail will lead to the White House. But the morning after Walsh's clandestine meeting with Christopher Farrington, President of the United States, the pretty young coed is dead—the latest victim, apparently, of a fiend dubbed "the D.C. Ripper." A junior associate in an Oregon law firm, Brad Miller is stunned by the death row revelations of convicted serial killer Clarence Little. Though Little accepts responsibility for a string of gruesome murders, he swears he was framed for one of them: the death of a teenaged babysitter who worked for then-governor Farrington. Suddenly nowhere in America is safe for a small-time private eye and a fledgling lawyer who possess terrifying evidence that suggests the unthinkable: that someone at the very highest level of government, perhaps the president himself, is a cold and brutal killer.

Author Phillip Margolin
Isbn 0061793205
Genre Fiction
Year 2009-03-17
Pages 480
Language English
File format PDF

"Like A Wrinkle in Time (Miranda's favorite book), When You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, death, and the beauty of it all.'" —The Washington Post This Newbery Medal winner that has been called "smart and mesmerizing," (The New York Times) and "superb" (The Wall Street Journal) will appeal to readers of all types, especially those who are looking for a thought-provoking mystery with a mind-blowing twist. Shortly after a fall-out with her best friend, sixth grader Miranda starts receiving mysterious notes, and she doesn’t know what to do. The notes tell her that she must write a letter—a true story, and that she can’t share her mission with anyone. It would be easy to ignore the strange messages, except that whoever is leaving them has an uncanny ability to predict the future. If that is the case, then Miranda has a big problem—because the notes tell her that someone is going to die, and she might be too late to stop it. Winner of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Fiction A New York Times Bestseller and Notable Book Five Starred Reviews A Junior Library Guild Selection "Absorbing." —People "Readers ... are likely to find themselves chewing over the details of this superb and intricate tale long afterward." —The Wall Street Journal "Lovely and almost impossibly clever." —The Philadelphia Inquirer "It's easy to imagine readers studying Miranda's story as many times as she's read L'Engle's, and spending hours pondering the provocative questions it raises." —Publishers Weekly, Starred review

Author Rebecca Stead
Isbn 0375892699
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2009-07-14
Pages 208
Language English
File format PDF

In the vein of Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky, this illustrated book of humorous poems will guarantee giggles Artist, poet, and award-winning author Douglas Florian successfully captures the comedy of kids’ everyday lives with this jam-packed volume of 170 nonsense poems. Meander through the different aisles—such as “Jests & Jives” or “Tons of Puns”—to find everything from laugh-out-loud limericks to frenetic free verse. With Florian’s eccentric wit and off-the-wall drawings, this one-stop funny poetry shop is perfect for fans of Where the Sidewalk Ends.

Author Douglas Florian
Isbn 1101620501
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2014-02-20
Pages 160
Language English
File format PDF

The invaluable grade-by-grade guide (kindergarten—sixth) is designed to help parents and teachers select some of the best books for children. Books to Build On recommends: • for kindergartners, lively collections of poetry and stories, such as The Children’s Aesop, and imaginative alphabet books such as Bill Martin, Jr.’s Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and Lucy Micklewait’s I Spy: An Alphabet in Art • for first graders, fine books on the fine arts, such as Ann Hayes’s Meet the Orchestra, the hands-on guide My First Music Book, and the thought-provoking Come Look with Me series of art books for children • for second graders, books that open doors to world cultures and history, such as Leonard Everett Fisher’s The Great Wall of China and Marcia Willaims’s humorous Greek Myths for Young Children • for third graders, books that bring to life the wonders of ancient Rome, such as Living in Ancient Rome, and fascinating books about astronomy, such as Seymour Simon’s Our Solar System • for fourth graders, engaging books on history, including Jean Fritz’s Shh! We're Writing the Constitution, and many books on Africa, including the stunningly illustrated story of Sundiata: Lion King of Mali • for fifth graders, a version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream that retains much of the original language but condenses the play for reading or performance by young students, and Michael McCurdy’s Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of Frederick Douglass • for sixth graders, an eloquent retelling of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and the well-written American history series, A History of US . . . and many, many more!

Author E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Isbn 0307567214
Genre Education
Year 2009-10-14
Pages 384
Language English
File format PDF

Meet the highly diverse needs of primary students with these differentiated teaching strategies! Designed to help primary teachers value and support the unique experiences and learning styles of diverse young learners, this book offers strategies for promoting intellectual discovery and creative thinking across key discipline areas, tackles issues related to underserved students, and discusses differentiated technology use. This second edition: Includes new charts with strategies for differentiating lessons in math, science, social studies, and language arts Presents new focus questions to help teachers clarify their own priorities and target student needs efficiently Offers Web sites for further reference

Author Joan Franklin Smutny,S.E. von Fremd
Isbn 1452272751
Genre Education
Year 2009-10-15
Pages 280
Language English
File format PDF

Das Werk Series on International Arbitration, Volume 5, enthält die besten Abschlussarbeiten aller Teilnehmer, die das Nachdiplomstudium in internationaler Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit der Swiss Arbitration Academy SAA erfolgreich abgeschlossen haben. Die Arbeiten decken verschiedene wichtige Aspekte der internationalen Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit ab. Die Swiss Arbitration Academy ist eine private Institution, deren Mitbegründer die Herausgeber des vorliegende Heftes sind. Sie führt jedes Jahr einen intensiven und praxisorientierten Kurs in internationaler Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit durch. Der Kurs richtet sich an Anwältinnen und Anwälte, Unternehmensjuristinnen und -juristen und weitere Fachleute, die an einer innovativen und praxisnahen Ausbildung im Bereich der internationalen Streitbeilegung interessiert sind. Alle Teilnehmer, die den Kurs mit der Einreichung der Abschlussarbeit erfolgreich abschließen, erhalten das SAA-Zertifikat und den Titel "Arbitration Practitioner ArbP". The SAA Series on International Arbitration contains the best graduation papers of all participants who successfully completed the post-graduate studies in international arbitration of the SAA Swiss Arbitration Academy. The papers cover different important aspects of international arbitration. The Swiss Arbitration Academy is a private institution co-founded and managed by the editors of this volume. Each year, the SAA offers and conducts an intensive and practical course in international arbitration. The training has been designed for lawyers, in-house counsel, and other professionals interested in cutting-edge international dispute resolution education. All participants who successfully complete the course, which includes the submission of the final paper, are awarded the SAA Certificate and the title Arbitration Practitioner ArbP.

Author Derya Durlu Gürzumar,Christoph Bruckschweiger,Jonas Pust,Janis Matthys,Hannes Latzel,Sooraj Sharma
Isbn 3727219610
Genre Law
Year 2020-03-10
Pages 190
Language English
File format PDF

Shel Silverstein’s works have sold over 20 million copies and have been translated into more than 30 languages. A cartoonist, songwriter, poet, playwright, and author, Silverstein’s style is unforgettable. His wacky illustrations and poems are thought provoking, engaging, and smart. Readers will be inspired to learn more about how this incredible artist approached his work, and what techniques he utilized to create and illustrate his unmistakable style.

Author Johannah Haney
Isbn 1627122737
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2014-01-01
Pages 48
Language English
File format PDF

Common Core State Standards for Grades 4-5: Language Arts Instructional Strategies and Activities is designed to help teachers teach CORE standards using research-based, effective instructional strategies in combination with ready-to-use activities. These strategies include identifying similarities and differences, writing summaries and taking notes, creating non-linguistic representations, and suggestions for homework and practice.

Author Michelle Manville
Isbn 147580668X
Genre Education
Year 2013-09-19
Pages 122
Language English
File format PDF

This book serves as both a textbook and reference for faculty and students in LIS courses on storytelling and a professional guide for practicing librarians, particularly youth services librarians in public and school libraries. Storytelling: Art and Technique serves professors, students, and practitioners alike as a textbook, reference, and professional guide. It provides practical instruction and concrete examples of how to use the power of story to build literacy and presentation skills, as well as to create community in those same educational spaces. This text illustrates the value of storytelling, cover the history of storytelling in libraries, and offer valuable guidance for bringing stories to contemporary listeners, with detailed instructions on the selection, preparation, and presentation of stories. They also provide guidance around the planning and administration of a storytelling program. Topics include digital storytelling, open mics and slams, and the neuroscience of storytelling. An extensive and helpful section of resources for the storyteller is included in an expanded Part V of this edition. Offers readers a thorough overview of the role of story and storytelling in the library Gives a convincing argument for the value of storytelling Provides practical tips on selecting, preparing, and telling stories Presents insights on storytelling to specific populations, including children, young adults, and those with special needs Includes an extensive list of resources

Author Janice M. Del Negro
Isbn 1440872090
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2021-06-30
Pages 460
Language English
File format PDF

The Teachable Minute is a golden opportunity to teach kids something, anywhere, FAST. It can be caught at any time, in common places, where we all live and go. When we make time to Show, Ask, or Teach kids something, we help kids in two very important ways. We help them grow smarter. Consequently, they will know more and want to know more. We give them our time and undivided attention. Consequently, they will grow appreciative and grateful for our efforts, and connect with us more as parents.

Author Connie Hebert
Isbn 1614484708
Genre Family & Relationships
Year 2013-03-01
Pages 204
Language English
File format PDF

Many practical books for music educators who work with special needs students focus on students' disabilities, rather than on the inclusive classroom more generally. In Including Everyone: Creating Music Classrooms Where All Children Learn, veteran teacher and pedagogue Judith Jellison offers a new approach that identifies broader principles of inclusive music instruction writ large. As she demonstrates in this aptly-titled book, the perceived impediments to successfully including the wide diversity of children in schools in meaningful music instruction often stem not from insurmountable obstacles but from a lack of imagination. How do teachers and parents create diverse musical communities in which all children develop skills, deepen understanding, and cultivate independence in a culture of accomplishment and joy? Including Everyone equips music teachers with five principles of effective instruction for mixed special needs / traditional settings that are applicable in both classroom and rehearsal rooms alike. These five guidelines lay out Jellison's argument for a new way to teach music that shifts attention away from thinking of children in terms of symptoms. The effective teacher, argues Jellison, will strive to offer a curriculum that will not only allow the child with a disability to be more successful, but will also apply to and improve instruction for typically developing students. In this compelling new book, Judith Jellison illustrates what it takes to imagine, create, and realize possibilities for all children in ways that inspire parents, teachers, and the children themselves to take part in collaborative music making. Her book helps readers recognize how this most central component of human culture is one that allows everyone to participate, learn, and grow. Jellison is a leader in her field, and the wealth of knowledge she makes available in this book is extensive and valuable. It should aid her peers and inspire a new generation of student teachers.

Author Judith Jellison
Isbn 0199358788
Genre Music
Year 2015-01-02
Pages 304
Language English
File format PDF

Focusing on school as place where curriculum is made to realizing the ways children and families are engaged as curriculum makers in homes, in communities, and in the spaces in-between, outside of school, this book investigates the tensions experienced by teachers, children and families as they make curriculum attentive to lives.

Author D. Jean Clandinin,Janice Huber,M. Shaun Murphy
Isbn 0857248286
Genre Education
Year 2011-04-26
Pages 168
Language English
File format PDF

The world is witnessing a media revolution similar to the birth of the film industry from the early 20th Century. New forms of media are expanding the human experience from passive viewership to active participants, surrounding and enveloping us in ways film or television never could. New immersive media forms include virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (XR), fulldome, CAVEs, holographic characters, projection mapping, and mixed experimental combinations of old and new, live, and generated media. With the continued expansion beyond the traditional frame, practitioners are crafting these new media to see how they can influence and shape the world. The Handbook of Research on the Global Impacts and Roles of Immersive Media is a collection of innovative research that provides insights on the latest in existing and emerging immersive technologies through descriptions of case studies, new business models, philosophical viewpoints, and scientific findings. While highlighting topics including augmented reality, interactive media, and spatial computing, this book is ideally designed for media technologists, storytellers, artists, journalists, designers, programmers, developers, manufacturers, entertainment executives, content creators, industry professionals, academicians, researchers, and media students.

Author Morie, Jacquelyn Ford,McCallum, Kate
Isbn 1799824349
Genre Social Science
Year 2019-12-06
Pages 539
Language English
File format PDF

Kindergarten Fundamentals will delight young learners with activities on hand-eye coordination, shapes and colors, number and letter recognition, visual discrimination, beginning phonics, counting, fine motor skills, and more. Filled with colorful pages, easy-to-follow directions, and grade-appropriate activities, the Fundamentals series introduces and reinforces introductory concepts in math and language arts. The series covers all of the basics for success in PreK to Grade 2 and is perfect for year-round learning. The fun, challenging activities will supplement what children are learning in school, reinforcing their understanding of the subject matter and enhancing school performance. Each page features directions that teach and guide children through key areas of learning.

Author
Isbn 1483824993
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2015-03-02
Pages 256
Language English
File format PDF