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If You Were a Contraction

If You Were a Contraction

by Trisha Speed Shaskan, Sara Gray
     
 

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If you were a contraction, you would be a shortened form of two words put together. You would change "it" and "is" to IT'S and "could" and "not" to COULDN'T. What else could you do if you were a contraction?

Overview

If you were a contraction, you would be a shortened form of two words put together. You would change "it" and "is" to IT'S and "could" and "not" to COULDN'T. What else could you do if you were a contraction?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781404847729
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Series:
Word Fun Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,209,563
Product dimensions:
11.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
350L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

When Trisha Speed Shaskan was a girl, she wanted to become a superhero. Her mother gave her a Wonder Woman costume. Her dad crafted her a tiara and bracelets out of metal to match. Trisha imagined she could fight evil, fly an invisible airplane, and get anyone to tell the truth. While she didn’t grow up to be Wonder Woman, she still uses her imagination to write stories and to teach creative writing.
Trisha has taught creative writing to children and adults for thirteen years. She has published 26 books for children, and more are forthcoming. She has an MFA in creative writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Trisha currently lives in Minneapolis with her husband, Stephen, and their cat, Eartha, named after Eartha Kitt, famous for her role as Catwoman.

Sara Gray graduated with a BFA in illustration and design from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She has worked as a freelance illustrator for Picture Window Books, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine, and Minnesota Parent Magazine.

The Word Fun series that Sara worked on with Picture Window Books won the AEP Distinguished Achievement Award and the American Graphic Design Award.

Sara currently works at Manhattan Toy Company as a product designer for Manhattan Toy's doll, plush, and puppet lines. Her illustrations also appear on Manhattan Toy's packaging for their Cirque du Soleil product line.

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