Linking Picture Book Biographies to National Content Standards by Liz Deskins
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Presenting beautifully illustrated picture book biographies, this book pairs narrative nonfiction biographies rich in language and illustrations with national content standards in the social studies, science, and the arts.


• Provides more than 100 picture book biographies (primarily from 2010 to the present) that offer the newest in engaging literature

• Supplies lessons and units of instruction―including technology and web tools―that can be used to teach collaboratively with content area teachers

• Links directly to national content area standards to ensure rigorous teaching

• Provides clear evidence of the value of using higher-level picture books with middle grade students

• Lends the unique perspective of authors who hold graduate degrees in children's literature, have been book reviewers for many years, have presented at state and national conferences on children's literature, and possess extensive experience with review committees of children's resources at the state and national levels on the subject of determining the quality of books for children

 

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Published November 23, 2015 by Libraries Unlimited. 163 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Children's Books.
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