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La escultura

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963834

In Sculpture, emergent readers learn about the art of sculpture by following the experience of two sculptors. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this art form. A labeled diagram shows readers a sculptor's tools, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about sculpture using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Sculpture also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

La fotografía

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963841

In Photography, emergent readers learn about the art of photography by following the experience of two photographers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this popular activity. A labeled diagram introduces readers to a photographer's equipment, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about photography using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Photography also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

La pintura

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963858

In Painting, emergent readers learn about the art of painting by following the experience of two painters. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this art form. A labeled diagram shows readers the tools painters uses, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about painting using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Painting also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

El concierto

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963896

In Concert, emergent readers join a group of students as they enjoy a musical performance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this form of entertainment. A labeled diagram identifies parts of a concert hall, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about going to a concert using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Concert also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

El museo de arte

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963919

In Art Museum, emergent readers join a group of students as they visit an art museum. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about fine art and antiquities and the artists and civilizations that made them. A labeled diagram shows readers the different art forms they may see in an art museum , while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the art museum using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Art Museum also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

El teatro

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963926

In Theater, emergent readers join a group of students as they enjoy a trip to the theater. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this form of entertainment. A labeled diagram identifies parts of a theater, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about what happens at the theater using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Theater also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Art Museum

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963599

In Art Museum, emergent readers join a group of students as they visit an art museum. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about fine art and antiquities and the artists and civilizations that made them. A labeled diagram shows readers the different art forms they may see in an art museum , while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the art museum using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Art Museum also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Concert

Rebecca Pettiford (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963605

In Concert, emergent readers join a group of students as they enjoy a musical performance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this form of entertainment. A labeled diagram identifies parts of a concert hall, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about going to a concert using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Concert also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Theater

Cari Meister (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963643

In Theater, emergent readers join a group of students as they enjoy a trip to the theater. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about this form of entertainment. A labeled diagram identifies parts of a theater, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about what happens at the theater using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Theater also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Acting

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963407

In Acting, emergent readers learn about the craft of acting by following the experience of two working actors. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this performing art. A labeled diagram shows readers the parts of a stage, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about acting using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Acting also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Dance

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963414

In Dance, emergent readers learn about the art of dance by following the experience of two dancers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this performing art. A labeled diagram shows readers shoes for different types of dance, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about dance using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Dance also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Painting

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963421

In Painting, emergent readers learn about the art of painting by following the experience of two painters. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this art form. A labeled diagram shows readers the tools painters uses, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about painting using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Painting also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Photography

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963438

In Photography, emergent readers learn about the art of photography by following the experience of two photographers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this popular activity. A labeled diagram introduces readers to a photographer's equipment, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about photography using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Photography also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Sculpture

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963445

In Sculpture, emergent readers learn about the art of sculpture by following the experience of two sculptors. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this art form. A labeled diagram shows readers a sculptor's tools, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about sculpture using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Sculpture also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Singing

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963452

In Singing, emergent readers learn about the art of singing by following the experience of two vocalists. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this performing art. A labeled diagram shows readers different styles of singing, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about singing using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Singing also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Willow

Rosemarie Brennan Denise Brennan Nelson (author), Cyd Moore (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531641

Miss Hawthorn's room is neat and tidy, not a pencil or paintbrush is out of place. And that's how she likes it. And she likes trees that are colored green and apples that are painted red. Miss Hawthorn does not like things to be different or out of the ordinary. Into Miss Hawthorn's classroom comes young Willow. She doesn't color inside the lines, she breaks crayons, and she sees pink trees and blue apples. What will Miss Hawthorn think? Magical things can happen when your imagination is allowed to run wild, and for Miss Hawthorn the notion of what is art and what is possible is forever changed.Willow is the first joint writing effort for sisters Denise Brennan-Nelson and Rosemarie Brennan. Denise's other Sleeping Bear Press books include Someday Is Not a Day of the Week and My Grandma Likes to Say. She lives in Howell, Michigan. Rosemarie Brennan juggles careers as a writing teacher and an author. She lives in Brighton, Michigan. Cyd Moore studied graphic design and fine arts at the University of Georgia. Her work includes posters, billboards, books, newspaper and magazine articles, and cassette and CD covers. She is the illustrator of I Love You, Stinky Face and I Miss You, Stinky Face. She lives in Commerce, Michigan.

Ozzie and the Art Contest

Dana Sullivan (author), Dana Sullivan (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627530392

Ozzie loves to draw. Ozzie loves drawing and being an artist more than anythingeven more than skateboarding! So when his teacher, Miss Cattywhompus, announces an art contest, Ozzie cant wait to get started. He works really hard on his picture of a goat. He knows it will win first place. There is only one problem. Miss Cattywhompus didn't ask the class to draw pictures of goats; the contest instructions say "Draw a Boat." Ozzies picture doesn't win first place. And even though it does win honorable mention, he is devastated. How could he not win? He worked so hard. With a little help from Miss Cattywhompus, Ozzie comes to see that he, with his love of art, has won something far more important than a contest. In his picture book debut, Dana Sullivan has used his personal experience with artistic disappointment to create a warm, lovable character whose story will feel familiar to anyone who has followed his or her passion and hit an ever-so-slight bump in the road.

M is for Melody: A Music Alphabet

Kathy-jo Wargin (author), Katherine Larson (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531986

From the oom pah pah of the brass section to the tickle and tease of the keyboard ivories, "M is for Melody" gives a music lesson in alphabet form. Instruments, composers, terms, and even musical styles are examined from A-Z in easy, read-aloud rhymes and expository, accompanied by colorful and engaging artwork. Based on MENC National Standards for Music Education, educators will find this a valuable addition to their classroom material.

Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band

Kwame Alexander (author), Tim Bowers (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410308368

When a jazz-loving rooster sets his sights on winning a barnyard talent show, he realizes he can't do it as a solo act. He's up against the talents of Mules Davis's cool duo and Ella Finchgerald's singing group. Acoustic Rooster calls on friends like pianist Duck Ellington, singer Bee Holiday, and percussionist piggy Pepe Ernesto Cruz. Together, the foursome makes beautiful music as they rock the barnyard. And while they may not win first prize, Acoustic Rooster realizes he has the world's best jazz band and that's all that matters. Colorful artwork from artist Tim Bowers (Memoirs of a Goldfish) ensures this story doesn't miss a beat. A glossary of musical terms and instruments rounds out this perfect introduction to jazz for young readers. Kwame Alexander is a poet, publisher, and an award-winning producer of literary programs. He has written for television, the stage, and authored 13 books. He conducts writing/publishing workshops at schools and conferences throughout the country. Kwame lives in the Washington, D.C. area. Tim Bowers has illustrated more than 25 children's books, garnering such awards as the Chicago Public Library's "Best of the Best" list. His work for Sleeping Bear includes First Dog and First Dog's White House Christmas. Tim lives in Granville, Ohio.

Waiting for the Owl's Call

Gloria Whelan (author)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585365517

Eight-year-old Zulviya, her sister and her cousin, her mother and her grandmother... they all belong to the loom. For generations the women of Zulviya's family have earned their living by weaving rugs by hand. The rugs are valuable and the women are proud of their beautiful handiwork. But the work is hard. It takes months to weave a rug; each one contains hundreds of thousands of knots. Before one work day has passed, Zulviya will tie thousands of knots. As she sits at her work, Zulviya weaves not one but two patterns. The pattern on the loom will become a fine rug. She weaves a second pattern in her mind. There she sees the green of the Afghani hills, the bright blue of the nearby lake, and the vivid orange of the setting sun. And Zulviya takes comfort in the landscape in her mind. To find recipes, games, interactives maps and much more for this title visit www.discovertheworldbooks.com! Gloria Whelan's other picture books in the Tales of the World series are Yuki and the One Thousand Carriers (2008 Society of Illustrators Gold Medal winner) and Yatandou (a Junior Library Guild selection). Ms. Whelan lives in Michigan. Pascal Milelli's illustration clients include Harper's, The Atlantic, and Scribner Books. His picture book, The Art Room, by Susan Vande Griek, received the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award from the Canadian Library Association in 2003. Pascal lives in Vancouver, Canada.

The Orange Shoes

Trinka Hakes Noble (author), Doris Ettlinger (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531528

Delly Porter has a happy life. She needs new shoes, but doesn't really mind because she loves the soft, silky feel of the dirt road beneath her bare feet. She's a good artist, too, even if she has to make her own art supplies. And she loves her schoolteacher, Miss Violet, who lets her help in the classroom. Life only looks brighter when Miss Violet announces the school will have a Shoebox Social to help raise funds for new art materials. But when what should be a festive occasion is threatened by prejudice and cruelty, Delly finds out that one must stay true to oneself to successfully navigate life's joys and sorrows. From Trinka Hakes Noble, the author of The Scarlet Stockings Spy and The Last Brother, comes the story of a young girl who learns the most precious things in life are not measured in dollars and cents but by the warmth of one's heart. And that truth, beauty, and love are in the eye of the beholder.

Happy Birthday to You!: The Mystery Behind the Most Famous Song in the World

Margot Theis Raven (author), Chris K. Soentpiet (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531351

To each of us who has enjoyed a piece of birthday cake, the strains of "Happy Birthday to You" are as familiar to our ears as our own names. Yet how many people know the origin of the tune and its place in American history? In 1889 Patty and Mildred Hill, two Kentucky sisters, wrote the words and composed the melody of "Good Morning to All" for their kindergarten students. Initially written as a simple greeting and welcome, they later changed the words and birthday celebrations were forever altered. But it wasn't until 1935 that the sisters' song was fully copyrighted and their names duly credited. Margot Theis Raven, the author of such inspiring children's books as Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot and Let Them Play, relates the story behind one of the most famous and oft-sung songs in the world.Margot Theis Raven's award-winning books are often set against powerful historical backdrops such as America's civil rights period. Her books for Sleeping Bear Press include America's White Table and Let Them Play, which was named a 2006 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People. Margot lives in Charleston, South Carolina. Chris Soentpiet's numerous books include My Brother Martin and Peacebound Trains and reflect his interest in people, history, and culture. He has won several prestigious awards such as the International Reading Association Children's Book of the Year. Chris lives in Flushing, New York.

Smudge and the Book of Mistakes: A Christmas Story

Gloria Whelan (author), Stephen Costanza (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627530996

The monastery of St. Ambrose is situated on the Irish island of Morcarrick. Here, monks old and young live quiet lives spent in prayer and service. One day the Abbot decides that Brother Bede, their finest illuminator of manuscripts, will illustrate the Christmas story. It will be magnificent, praised throughout the world (as will St. Ambrose). Unfortunately, young Brother Cuthbert has been chosen to assist Brother Bede in this project. Cuthbert is impatient, lacks discipline, and even worse--is known for making mistakes. His nickname is "Smudge." How can someone so ill-suited assist in the creation of the greatest book of all? Award-winning author Gloria Whelan shows that sometimes, when given the right task, someone's greatest weakness can prove to be his greatest strength.

T is for Tutu: A Ballet Alphabet

Kurt Browning Sonia Rodriguez (author), Wilson Ong (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410307958

Tutus and leotards, pointe shoes and ribbons, stretching exercises at the barre - these are all familiar images when one is thinking of ballet. But there's much more to this historic dance form than pink tulle. There's hard work with years of study. Following the alphabet, in T is for Tutu: A Ballet Alphabet dancer Sonia Rodriguez, with husband Kurt Browning, introduces this dance form from its beginnings at the court of Louis XIV to basic positions and training to famous stage roles. L is for the Leotard that shows the dancer's form. Whenever they are rehearsing it becomes their uniform. Young readers will find themselves pointing their toes, practicing the five positions, and dreaming of being onstage as a sugarplum fairy or a king with a crown. Sonia Rodriguez has been the Principal Dancer with The National Ballet of Canada since 2000. Her husband, Kurt Browning, is a four-time world champion figure skater. Kurt is also the author of A is for Axel: An Ice Skating Alphabet. They live in Toronto, Ontario.Known for his fluid movement and confidence on the ice, four-time world champion figure skater Kurt Browning spins, jumps, and glides his way through the alphabet with A is for Axel: An Ice Skating Alphabet. Kurt was the first figure skater to be named as Canada's outstanding male athlete, was honored by Sports Illustrated as one of the 50 greatest sports figures from Canada, and is a member of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. Completing the first quadruple jump in competition earned Kurt his way into the Guinness Book of Records. Kurt presently skates professionally with Stars on Ice and lives in Toronto with his wife and son. Wilson Ong went to Brigham Young University, receiving a B.F.A. in painting and drawing. He furthered his studies at the Art Students' League in New York City. He lives in Corning, New York.

Working at a Movie Theater

Susan Hindman (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800143

From the ticket takers to the people who make sure the movies start on time, it takes a wide range of workers to make sure moviegoers get the best experience possible. Readers will learn what it is like to be a member of the movie theater team.