Toni Buzzeo and YOU

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Playing on the phrase, The author and you, a commonly taught reading comprehension strategy that teaches the learner how to look at the words of an author and make inferences about what is being said, this series assists teachers and teacher-librarians in understanding the underlying purposes of the author as they prepare learning activities for their students. Through family photos, reminiscences, anecdotes and stories, Toni Buzzeo relates her lifelong preparation to become a writer. The book features wonderful ...

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Overview

Playing on the phrase, The author and you, a commonly taught reading comprehension strategy that teaches the learner how to look at the words of an author and make inferences about what is being said, this series assists teachers and teacher-librarians in understanding the underlying purposes of the author as they prepare learning activities for their students. Through family photos, reminiscences, anecdotes and stories, Toni Buzzeo relates her lifelong preparation to become a writer. The book features wonderful insights into the creation of her picture books for children and interesting creative lesson activities to use with students.

The series focuses primarily on books for the elementary age child (K-6), featuring insights into the author's background, purposes and goals in writing books. By furnishing an overview of the author's works, the books in the series give teachers the big picture. Each book features personal information about the author, including insights into why this author has chosen to write in a specific genre plus lesson plans and/or activities for each of the author's books featured. These lessons will stress the particular interest of the author and the author and you (the teacher) will build a collaborative instructional relationship using the material provided. Each book is written by the featured author or in close collaboration with the author. Using family photographs, reminiscences, anecdotes and stories, Toni Buzzeo relates her lifelong preparation to become a writer. The book features wonderful insights into the creation of her picture books for children and interesting creative lesson activities to use with students. Grades K-6.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Tonred RevieW This virtual visit is from Toni Buzzeo, one of our own media specialists and award-winning children's book author. Not only do you learn about Toni's early life, but you also find the path she took to become an author…. Truly a gift for all library media specialists…. This book makes me want to have Toni Buzzeo for my next author visit. Highly Recommended."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591582113
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Publication date: 5/30/2005
  • Series: Author and YOU Series , #4
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Toni Buzzeo

TONI BUZZEO is an author and a former school librarian living in Maine. She speaks widely and provides workshops for teachers and librarians.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Meet the Author: Toni Buzzeo, A Life in Children's Books

The Sea Chest

Dawdle Duckling

Little Loon and Papa

Ready or Not, Dawdle Duckling

A Matrix of Learning Activities by Content Standard/Strand

Bibliography

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