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    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      May 2019

      Body Matters

      Exploring the Materiality of the Human Body

      by Louise Steel, Luci Attala

      Body Matters aims to remind people that they are the matter of their bodies. By reminding the reader of their indisputable materiality, Body Matters seeks to draw people and the rest of the material world together to illustrate that bodies not only see

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      The Giver: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Kristin Kemp

      Young readers will be captivated as they discover the dark secrets of a supposedly utopian society in this classic Newbery Award-winning novel. The Giver: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides challenging activities and lessons that work in conju

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      Hatchet: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Suzanne I. Barchers

      Use this guide to explore this Newbery Honor Book about a boy who must learn to survive in the wilderness with only the help of his hatchet. Hatchet: An Instructional Guide for Literature is filled with challenging cross-curricular activities and lessons

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      Holes: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Jessica Case

      Holes: An Instructional Guide for Literature aids students in analyzing and comprehending this Newbery Medal and National Book Award-winning novel about a boy who struggles to work his way out of his family's bad luck. By completing appealing and challeng

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      Island of the Blue Dolphins: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Charles Aracich

      Island of the Blue Dolphins: An Instructional Guide for Literature features rigorous and engaging cross-curricular lessons and activities to aid in students as they follow this Newbery Medal-winning novel about a young girl stranded on an island. This gui

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2015

      Maniac Magee: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Mary Ellen Taylor

      Looking for ways to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature? Students will be engaged as they analyze this beloved Newbery Medal-winning novel by Jerry Spinelli. Maniac Magee: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides eng

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      Number the Stars: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Suzanne I. Barchers

      Use this guide to follow the story of ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her Jewish best friend Ellen who must move in with the Johansen family and pretend to be their daughter to escape the Nazis. Number the Stars: An Instructional Guide for Literature

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Charles Aracich

      Looking for ways to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature? Students will be engaged as they analyze this classic Newbery Medal-winning book about a young girl's fight against prejudice. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: An Instr

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      Tuck Everlasting: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Suzanne I. Barchers

      Looking for ways to add rigor to your students' explorations of rich, complex literature? Students will be engaged as they analyze this beloved children's story about a family of immortals trying to keep their secret from the world. Tuck Everlasting: An I

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2015

      Charlotte's Web: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Debra J. Housel

      This instructional guide for literature is the ideal tool to help students analyze and understand this classic book. The engaging and rigorous lessons and activities utilize research-based literacy skills that will help students become efficient readers.

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2018

      The Westing Game: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Jessica Case

      This standards-based instructional guide provides teachers with rigorous activities and lesson plans to help students comprehend complex literature, as they read the 1979 Newbery Medal-winning mystery novel, The Westing Game. Students will learn how to an

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2015

      The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Kristin Kemp

      Add rigor to your students' explorations of complex literature with this instructional guide that covers this heart-wrenching story set in a German concentration camp. This modern classic will engage both avid and reluctant readers as students learn to an

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2016

      Esperanza Rising: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Kristin Kemp

      Esperanza Rising: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides lesson plans and activities for this award-winning literary work. This valuable resource guides teachers with ways to add rigor with complex literature. Text-dependent questions help student

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      Fahrenheit 451: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Shelly Buchanan

      Fahrenheit 451: An Instructional Guide for Literature is the perfect tool to aid students in analyzing and comprehending this sensational story. Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities will support readers as they dive into this

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      The Great Gatsby: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Shelly Buchanan

      The Great Gatsby: An Instructional Guide for Literature is the perfect tool to familiarize students with this well-known novel and encourage them to connect the story with actual events and issues from the 1920s. By completing rigorous and appealing cross

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      The Odyssey: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Jennifer Kroll

      Aid students as they explore a mythical world, and analyze and comprehend a timeless story. The Odyssey: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides rigorous and appealing cross-curricular lessons and activities to teach students to analyze story eleme

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      The Outsiders: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Wendy Conklin

      Encourage students to make connections in history while becoming familiar with this well-known novel by implementing The Outsiders: An Instructional Guide for Literature. These engaging, rigorous lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2015

      Their Eyes Were Watching God: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Jennifer Kroll

      This instructional guide encourages students to explore and analyze this classic novel through lessons that are fun and challenging. With various methods for assessing comprehension, this invaluable classroom resource offers strategies for cross-curricula

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      January 2014

      To Kill a Mockingbird: An Instructional Guide for Literature

      An Instructional Guide for Literature

      by Kristin Kemp

      Introduce students to this classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by encouraging them to explore social issues within the story and make connections to current and historical events. To Kill a Mockingbird: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides rigo

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      February 2014

      FIRST SCIENCE LIBRARY: SUPER MATERIALS

      13 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun ÔøΩ All about the amazing substances in the world!

      by Wendy Madgwick

      Where does metal come from? How are crystals formed? Do all materials melt when you heat them? Why does sugar seem to disappear in water? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores all the super materials the

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