Best in Children's Nonfiction: Reading, Writing and Teaching Orbis Pictus Award Books

Overview

Organized into three parts, the volume contains reflections by Orbis Pictus Award Committee members regarding the issues they consider as they select each year's winner, honor books, and recommended titles; discussion by award-winning authors about their work; and an annotated bibliography of Award winners, honor books, and recommended titles from 1990-1999.

Annotation © Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Read More ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (7) from $1.99   
  • New (1) from $18.00   
  • Used (6) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$18.00
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(53)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
2001-11-01 Paperback New New book for a reasonable and competitive price. I will ship promptly with FREE delivery/tracking confirmation. Why wait, for a few dollars more choose ... expedited shipping and receive your order in a couple of days. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Marietta, GA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

Organized into three parts, the volume contains reflections by Orbis Pictus Award Committee members regarding the issues they consider as they select each year's winner, honor books, and recommended titles; discussion by award-winning authors about their work; and an annotated bibliography of Award winners, honor books, and recommended titles from 1990-1999.

Annotation © Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814104897
  • Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Englsh
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 163

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
I. Ten Years of the Orbis Pictus Award 1
1. The Quality of Prose in Orbis Pictus Award Books 3
2. Intermingling Fact and Fiction 13
3. Nonfiction Book Design in a Digital Age 22
4. Acknowledging, Citing, Going Beyond: Issues of Documentation in Nonfiction Literature 32
5. The Significance of Topics of Orbis Pictus Award-Winning Books 42
II. Award-Winning Authors Discuss Their Work 51
6. A Wish for a New Century 53
7. Lessons Learned from a Butterfly 57
8. Presidents, Plagues, and a Pilot: My Writing Life in the 1990s 62
9. Outside the Box 72
10. Writing in the '90s 76
11. A World of Difference 80
12. One World, Many Religions 84
13. Nonfiction, 1999 87
14. Serendipity, Detective Work, and Worry: One Nonfiction Writer's Journey through the '90s 90
III. An Annotated Bibliography of Orbis Pictus Winners, Honor Books, and Recommended Titles, 1990-1999 99
Section III Appendix Orbis Pictus Award Choices for 2000 139
Editors 155
Contributing Committee Members 157
Contributors 159
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)