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Newbery Authors of the Eastern Seaboard: Integrating Social Studies and Literature, Grades 5-8
     

Newbery Authors of the Eastern Seaboard: Integrating Social Studies and Literature, Grades 5-8

by ABC-CLIO, Pat Martin (Illustrator)
 

Explore the roads, towns, homes, landscapes, and eras of many well-loved and award-winning titles with this resource. Focusing on works of Cynthia Voigt, Elizabeth George Speare, Katherine Paterson, and Marguerite Henry, it presents activities that make literature more tangible and encourages learning in social studies, history, and geography. Each chapter

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Explore the roads, towns, homes, landscapes, and eras of many well-loved and award-winning titles with this resource. Focusing on works of Cynthia Voigt, Elizabeth George Speare, Katherine Paterson, and Marguerite Henry, it presents activities that make literature more tangible and encourages learning in social studies, history, and geography. Each chapter highlights one author, providing book summaries and details about the author's life and noting particular events and places incorporated into the stories. Narrative text, photographs, maps, drawings, and suggested reading lists are included. Settings are described both as they are now and as they were during the time period of the book. Offering a wealth of material for the upper elementary and junior high classroom, this resource will be treasured by anyone who loves children's books. Grades 5-8.

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Booknews
Brings to life the fiction of Cynthia Voigt, Elizabeth George Speare, Katherine Paterson, and Marguerite Henry by visiting the real settings of their books. Each chapter highlights an author, offers story summaries, details the author's life, and notes particular events and places referred to in the stories, as they are now and as they were during the period of the book. Photographs, maps, drawings, and suggested reading lists are included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781563081224
Publisher:
Libraries Unlimited
Publication date:
11/15/1994
Pages:
159
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

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