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Author Post, Arden Ruth.
Title Celebrating children's choices : 25 years of children's favorite books / Arden DeVries Post with Marilyn Scott, Michelle Theberge.
Published Newark, DE : International Reading Association, c2000.
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 TCC (Ref)  PN1009.A1 P86 2000    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-215) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Children's literature in the curriculum and at home -- Books used with younger readers. Imagine the impossible with Cows Can't Fly. Check and chart weird and real weather with Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. Study a whale of a tale with Katie K. Whale. Open the door to sharing with The Doorbell Rang. Explode into literacy with The Magic School Bus Blows Its Top. Serve as a sleuth with Bunnicula. Establish a classroom community with Miss Nelson Is Missing -- Books used with middle readers. Write tall with American Tall Tales. Develop sensitivity to environmental needs with A River Ran Wild. Appreciate animals with The Humane Societies: A Voice For The Animals. Play with poetry with The Book of Pigericks -- Three Cinderella stories. Vasilissa the Beautiful: A Russian Folktale. Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story From China. Cinderella (Fay's Fairy Tales) -- Books used with older readers. Think through relationships with Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe. Grow with Seedfolks. Study opposites with Tops and Bottoms. Dare to dream with Dragonwings -- Use Jean Fritz books to enhance a unit on the American Revolution and Colonial America. Can't You Make Them Behave, King George? Will You Sign Here, John Hancock? What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? George Washington's Mother -- Plant a seed--Read!
Subject Children's literature -- Bibliography.
Children -- Books and reading -- United States.
Children's libraries -- Activity programs.
Best books -- United States.
Related Names Scott, Marilyn.
Theberge, Michelle.
ISBN 0872072762 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 44594020