Gotcha Good!: Nonfiction Books to Get Kids Excited About Reading
  • Gotcha Good!: Nonfiction Books to Get Kids Excited About Reading
  • Gotcha Good!: Nonfiction Books to Get Kids Excited About Reading

Gotcha Good!: Nonfiction Books to Get Kids Excited About Reading

by Kathleen A. Baxter, Marcia Agness Kochel
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591586542

ISBN-13: 9781591586548

Pub. Date: 07/30/2008

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

This fifth Gotcha! book, aimed at public and school librarians and teachers, discusses well-reviewed and kid-tested nonfiction titles for third through eighth grade readers published in 2005-2007 with a few extra oldies but goodies added in. Chapters are built around the high- interest topics kids love. Irresistible book descriptions and book talks guide

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This fifth Gotcha! book, aimed at public and school librarians and teachers, discusses well-reviewed and kid-tested nonfiction titles for third through eighth grade readers published in 2005-2007 with a few extra oldies but goodies added in. Chapters are built around the high- interest topics kids love. Irresistible book descriptions and book talks guide librarians and teachers to nonfiction books kids want to read. New features include numerous booklists to copy and save (similar to the bookmarks in Gotcha for Guys!) and profiles and interviews of some innovative authors such as Sally Walker, Kathleen Krull, Catherine Thimmesh, Steve Jenkins, Ken Mochizuki, and others. Grades 3-8.

This fifth Gotcha! book, aimed at public and school librarians, as well as elementary and middle school teachers, discusses well-reviewed and kid-tested nonfiction titles for third through eighth grade readers published in 2005-2007 with a few extra oldies but goodies added in. Chapters are built around the high-interest topics kids love as the authors provide irresistible book descriptions to guide librarians and teachers to nonfiction books kids will want to read.

Features include numerous booklists that can be copied and saved (similar to the bookmarks in the authors' Gotcha for Guys!), as well as profiles and interviews of some innovative nonfiction authors such as Sally Walker, Kathleen Krull, Catherine Thimmesh, Steve Jenkins, Ken Mochizuki, and others. Grades 3-8.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591586548
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
07/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: American Journeys

Chapter 2: People to Know

Chapter 3: Around the World and Through the Ages

Chapter 4: Animals

Chapter 5: Science

Chapter 6: Playing with Words

Chapter 7: Monsters, Mysteries, Mummies, and Other Quirky Books

Acknowledgments

Author Index

Title Index

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