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The illustrator of a retelling of "Little Red Riding Hood" provides a step-by-step account of her work to reveal the principles of illustration and the role of shape and color in expressing ideas and emotions.

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Genre : Design
Author : Molly Bang
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release : 2000-07
Total Pages : 96 Pages
ISBN : 1587170302


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When foster child Ethan becomes involved in a photography program for at-risk kids in an attempt to put his life on the right track, he finds himself in another difficult situation when he starts receiving threats from someone over what is on his camera.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Norah McClintock
Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
Release : 2009-10-01
Total Pages : 109 Pages
ISBN : 9781554691388


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Conjured back to life by Rembrandt's famous "Aristotle Contemplating the Bust of Homer," Aristotle surveys history and profiles historical personalities, ultimately concluding that not much has changed in 2,500 years

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Joseph Heller
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2000-03-24
Total Pages : 352 Pages
ISBN : 9780684868196


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Ethan lives in a foster home, struggling to put his life on the right track. Involved in a photography program for at-risk kids, he finds himself threatened again and again by someone who wants his camera. What does Ethan know? And what is on his camera that someone is willing to kill for? Struggling to stay out of trouble and solve the mystery, he discovers he has all the answers. He just has to figure out the questions. Also available in French.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Norah McClintock
Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
Release : 2009-10-01
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9781554695171


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This book is designed to introduce teachers to digital technology and its uses in the classroom as a new teaching tool that can create curriculum, document learning, provide instant feedback, and share student growth with parents. The book's introduction details the ease in which digital technology can be incorporated into the curriculum. Following the introduction, eight chapters are presented which correspond to the curriculum areas of: (1) language; (2) storytelling/drama; (3) emerging literacy; (4) social studies; (5) physical development; (6) mathematics; (7) sensory exploration; and (8) science. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the curriculum area, its importance, how it is learned, and how that learning can be facilitated through the use of digital technology. The chapters present sample lesson plans that list plan objectives, detailed descriptions of the project, and extension opportunities for small groups, independent explorations, one-on-one instruction, and family involvement. Each chapter ends with a checklist for tracking student progress. (SD)

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Genre : Education
Author : Susan Entz
Publisher : Corwin Press
Release : 2000
Total Pages : 204 Pages
ISBN : 0803968876


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Whether designing their own line of sunglasses or creating the book jackets for an imaginary pirate adventure novel or romance novel, there's no limit to the creative challenges Picture This presents to young readers. They can create their own superheroes, help potatoes escape from becoming dinner, design hats straight on the heads of models, supervise the wedding of a carrot to an eggplant, or dress a scallion and an endive — the only thing missing are the answers only the imagination can provide.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Pascale Estellon
Publisher : Seven Footer Press
Release : 2010-09
Total Pages : 64 Pages
ISBN : 1934734535


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Author : Steve Thompson
Publisher : GeneralStore PublishingHouse
Release : 2004
Total Pages : 122 Pages
ISBN : 189711303X


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It's where everyone knows your business—and remembers everything you'd rather forget. But somehow the little Catskills town of Marsden draws the most unlikely people back home, turns their lives every which way, and helps them finally figure out what—and who—they want most. . . As a celebrity photographer's assistant, Celia Marshall is used to seeing all kinds of weird antics. But subbing as the model in irrepressible movie star Niall Crenshaw's latest endorsement ad—while wearing his silk boxers, no less—is definitely not in her job description. Neither is falling for him, especially since he's dating his latest co-star. To complicate things further, Celia is returning to Marsden to keep an eye on her eccentric grandmother—and Niall is driving her there, then staying to judge a talent contest. . . Soon Celia is pulled in a dozen different directions, trying to get her grandmother to act her age, placating her frantic former boss who's organizing the contest—and attempting to stay away from funny, sexy Niall. Celia's always been level headed, but suddenly she's wishing she could get reckless right along with him. Has the time come for sensible Celia to cut loose?. . . 96,500 Words

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Jayne Denker
Publisher : eKensington
Release : 2014-07-01
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781601832870


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Astronomical concepts can be truly hard to comprehend, especially those of planetary sizes and distances from Earth and from each other. These concepts are made more comprehensible by the group of illustrations in this book, which put scale extraterrestrial objects side by side with objects on Earth we can more easily relate to. For example, study the pictures of Earth floating above Jupiter’s Great Red Spot and the asteroid Itokawa resting beside Toronto’s CN Tower. These mind-bending images bring things better into perspective and will help you understand the size and scale of our Solar System. In later chapters, you will be told how close the visionaries of the past came to guessing what today’s explorers would find. Astronomer/painter Lucien Rudaux’s masterpieces of Mars dust storms anticipated Viking and Mars rover images by nearly a century. Space artist Ludek Pesek envisioned astronauts setting up camp on the lunar surface in scenes hauntingly similar to photos taken by Apollo astronauts decades later. But the real benefit of this work is in better grasping the nature of our universe -- how big it is, now large it is, and how we fit into it.

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Genre : Science
Author : Michael Carroll
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-03-31
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9783319249070


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In a world where intelligence is so often measured by our ability to read and write, we do not often make considerations for those who find that particular task challenging. We need to shift our perceptions from a culture traditionally embedded in print, and explore the innovative possibility of teaching spelling with an inclusive pencil-free approach such as Picture This! Spelling. Picture This! Spelling is extremely versatile and not only targets Primary and Early Years Education, but also those with Specific Learning Differences, English as an Additional Language and those learning English for the very first time. The programme is easy to follow for both parents and teachers and includes lesson plans, graphics, templates, diagnostics and word trackers. Pencils are replaced by a multisensory, tactile approach, which allows students to freely retain spelling words for rapid recall and automatism within writing. The word shape, word pattern and word sequence is addressed which is proven to support effective retention. Picture This! Spelling teaches 70 irregular word spellings using visualisations and mnemonics. It is a fun, creative and effective spelling programme proven to deliver results, increase students' self-esteem and deliver great academic progress.

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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Author : Bronwyne van Zyl
Publisher : Partridge Publishing Singapore
Release : 2019-07-31
Total Pages : 228 Pages
ISBN : 9781543752663