Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060501969
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/29/2009
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 256,991
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Anne Rockwell is a pioneer in the field of nonfiction for very young children. She has more than a hundred books to her credit, including Why Are the Ice Caps Melting? and Clouds in the Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.


Anne and Lizzy Rockwell have collaborated on all the Mrs. Madoff books, including St. Patrick's Day and Presidents' Day, and Who Lives in an Alligator Hole? in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Anne is the author of What's So Bad About Gasoline?; Brendan and Belinda and the Slam Dunk!; Why Are the Ice Caps Melting?; and Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth. Lizzy is the author-illustrator of Good Enough to Eat; The Busy Body Book; and Hello Baby! Both Anne and Lizzy live in Connecticut.

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Presidents' Day 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
MaggieJayne on LibraryThing 7 hours ago
Genre: This book is a good example of realistic fiction because the writing presents of true depiction of a classroom's assignment. The book is also informational because the work explains various president¿s contributions and the reason we celebrate Presidents' daysMedia: paint and colored pencilUse: book to read on presidents day, lesson on American Presidents
awidmer06 on LibraryThing 7 hours ago
Genre: Realistic Fiction/ InformationalAge Appropriateness: PrimaryReview: This book is a good example of realistic fiction because the writing presents of true depiction of a classroom's assignment. Mrs. Madoff's class learns about Presidents' Day and puts on a play about the men who inspired various holidays and significant historical sculptures. The book is also informational because the work explains various president¿s contributions and the reason we celebrate Presidents' days. Media: This book is a good example of ink and wash because the pictures are outlined in ink and filled with colorful watercolors. The illustrator brings the text to life by creating vivid, real pictures to accommodate the writing.