Building a Child's Library: Inside Twenty-Five Classic Children's Stories [NOOK Book]

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ntroduces adult and young readers to twenty-five distinguished books for children, with suggestions for brief significant conversations that enhance their lives without becoming moralizing discussions.
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Building a Child's Library: Inside Twenty-Five Classic Children's Stories

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Overview

ntroduces adult and young readers to twenty-five distinguished books for children, with suggestions for brief significant conversations that enhance their lives without becoming moralizing discussions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616437374
  • Publisher: PaulistPress
  • Publication date: 3/19/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 191 KB

Table of Contents

Preface 1
One Flake at a Time: Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin 5
Black Stands for Warmth: Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds by Cynthia Rylant 9
From Dust to Life: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse 14
An Outdoor Comfort Zone: When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry by Molly Bang 18
Let's Hear It For ...: Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback 21
Hierarchy of Fear: Chato's Kitchen by Gary Soto 25
The Potter's Secret: A Single Chard by Linda Sue Park 29
The Hound of Heaven: Siloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor 35
When Roots Grew from Rocks: Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis 40
Always on Her Mind: Wemberley Worried by Kevin Henkes 45
Temporary Atheism: Preacher's Boy by Katherine Paterson 48
The Cat Person: Mrs. Katz and Tush by Patricia Polacco 52
Living in a Dream World: Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold 57
The Power of Words and Pictures: Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport 61
Fishy Handkerchiefs: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry 65
What's in a Name?: Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman 70
The House a Goat Built: Beatrice's Goat by Page McBrier 74
The Big Picture: Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young 79
Echoes from the Elephant: Religions Explained by Anita Ganeri 84
A Symbol of Indian Sentiment: And Still the Turtle Watched by Sheila MacGill-Callahan 89
Christ and Karma: Mother Teresa: Sister to the Poor by Patricia Reilly Giff 92
"Know Thyself" - He Did: Handel, Who Knew What He Liked by M. T. Anderson 99
Notes in a Tree: Mole Music by David McPhail 103
A Musical Brain Wave: Beethoven Lives Upstairs by Barbara Nichol 107
Telltale Steps: Sing to the Stars by Mary Brigid Barrett 111
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