Best in Children's Nonfiction: Reading, Writing and Teaching Orbis Pictus Award Books / Edition 1

Best in Children's Nonfiction: Reading, Writing and Teaching Orbis Pictus Award Books / Edition 1

by Myra Zarnowski
ISBN-10:
0814104894
ISBN-13:
2900814104896
Pub. Date:
09/28/2001
Publisher:
National Council of Teachers of Englsh
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Best in Children's Nonfiction: Reading, Writing and Teaching Orbis Pictus Award Books / Edition 1

Organized into three parts, the volume contains reflections by Orbis Pictus Award Committee members regarding the issues they consider as they select each year's winner, honor books, and recommended titles; discussion by award-winning authors about their work; and an annotated bibliography of Award winners, honor books, and recommended titles from 1990-1999.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900814104896
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of Englsh
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 163
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
I.Ten Years of the Orbis Pictus Award1
1.The Quality of Prose in Orbis Pictus Award Books3
2.Intermingling Fact and Fiction13
3.Nonfiction Book Design in a Digital Age22
4.Acknowledging, Citing, Going Beyond: Issues of Documentation in Nonfiction Literature32
5.The Significance of Topics of Orbis Pictus Award-Winning Books42
II.Award-Winning Authors Discuss Their Work51
6.A Wish for a New Century53
7.Lessons Learned from a Butterfly57
8.Presidents, Plagues, and a Pilot: My Writing Life in the 1990s62
9.Outside the Box72
10.Writing in the '90s76
11.A World of Difference80
12.One World, Many Religions84
13.Nonfiction, 199987
14.Serendipity, Detective Work, and Worry: One Nonfiction Writer's Journey through the '90s90
III.An Annotated Bibliography of Orbis Pictus Winners, Honor Books, and Recommended Titles, 1990-199999
Section III AppendixOrbis Pictus Award Choices for 2000139
Editors155
Contributing Committee Members157
Contributors159

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