Life's Little Lessons: An Inch-By-Inch Tale of Success

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Life's Little Lessons is a delightful and humorous story about a caterpillar named Cyrano and his misadventures. In school he struggles, at times he gives up, until one day he discovers that he and only he is in charge of his own happiness. Children, will easily identify with Cyrano, his feelings and his flight, as they learn that although life has its twists and turns, ups and downs, if we face it with our chin up we can accomplish anything. This inspirational story as told by Joanne Scaglione and Gail Small is ...

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Overview

Life's Little Lessons is a delightful and humorous story about a caterpillar named Cyrano and his misadventures. In school he struggles, at times he gives up, until one day he discovers that he and only he is in charge of his own happiness. Children, will easily identify with Cyrano, his feelings and his flight, as they learn that although life has its twists and turns, ups and downs, if we face it with our chin up we can accomplish anything. This inspirational story as told by Joanne Scaglione and Gail Small is beautifully enhanced by the whimsical and heart-felt illustrations of David Endelman. A bonus, companion guide outlines for parents and teachers how to inspire children to read, make reading fun and ensure that reading is an integral part of daily life. Developed by the author-educators, it gives strategies and ideas on how to use this wonderful piece of children's literature as a tool to teach young children not only words, but before they even read, the meaning of what they read. This step-by-step guide is filled with questions, vocabulary, discussion topics and activities that develop language, comprehension and thinking skills in young children.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578863365
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 3/9/2006
  • Pages: 44
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.09 (d)

Meet the Author

Joanne Scaglione, a principal, counselor, and teacher for 30 years, has been the recipient of a PTA Honorary Service Award and the American Jurisprudence Award. She has written and lectured extensively on the issue of raising happy and successful children in the 21st century on television, the Internet, and at workshops for parents and educators. Joanne is also the co-author of The Big Squeal. Gail Small is a Fulbright Memorial Scholar and People-to-People Ambassador, and has been named to Who's Who In American Colleges and Universities as well as Who's Who Among American Teachers. As an educator of 35 years, consultant, author (Joyful Learning, The Spelling Bee and Me, The Big Squeal, and Joyful Parenting) and international motivational speaker, her goal is to reach children, parents and teachers throughout the world! To visit Gail's website, go to: http://gailsmall.com/ David Endelman's cartoons have appeared in local newspapers as well as national and international publications. His interest in graphics range from cartooning to cartography to computer generated fine art. He is also the illustrator of The Spelling Bee and Me and The Big Squeal.

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