Beautifully illustrated images that shows the details of farm life throughout history. Children can see go farms have evolved and lol at this book without having the struggle of reading words
1989, biography. Picture book that tells the story of farm life in England from the early through late Middle Ages, the Elizabethan, Georgian, Regency, And Victorian periods. Also the years of world war 2 and the postwar years to the present day. Shows how farms change over time.
“For Booker, his teachers were the greatest marvels of all
Tells a historical story during the time of slavery with an important theme of determination and resilience. Pictures and small paragraphs on each page make it easy for young children to read
2012, biography. Story of Booker T. Washington who was born into slavery. He began a 500 mile journey mostly on foot to Hampton institute. He only had 50 cents in his pocket but waited outside so he could work towards getting a college degree
“Not only was she the first woman to complete the swim; she also beat the record of the fastest man by close to two hours”
Tells the story of determination and resilience. Easy for young children to read and be entertained by. Also gives women empowerment showing they can accomplish anything they put their minds to
2017, biography. Story of Gertrude Ederle who swam the English Channel. It was. 21 mile swim and only 5 men had ever made it. Pages are filled with detailed drawn pictures and have bold, black lettered paragraphs that can be easily read. Tells about her swim and how she made history finished it.
“Genie believed there must be more to these beautiful fish”
Great biography to tell about an important scientist who studied sharks and the ocean through a simple story that young children can read and enjoy
2016, biography. Story of how Eugenie Clark came about to loving and studying sharks. Beautifully drawn pictures fill the pages with white words that stand out. Short sentences on each page and is written as a story that can easily be followed.
1997, biography. Memoir that takes place in 1966 of ji-li Jiang who was 12 years old. She was an outstanding student and leader and had a shining future in Chairman Mao‘s New China. All went downhill during the Cultural Revolution where she would have to make a decision of testifying against her father.
“There never was a good war or a bad peace”
Too lengthy of a book for early childhood students but the pictures brighten up and it has a lot of historical details
2012, biography. Lengthy book telling about the story of Benjamin franklins life. A lot of words on the pages but the pictures are bright and beautifully drawn. Tells about historical events such as wars and fighting for independence
“She took a deep breath and felt the power of her audience‘s goodwill surge toward her”
Beautifully pictured book with a story line that‘s interesting but still tells facts about the life of Marian Anderson.
2002, biography. Story about one of americas greatest singers Marian Anderson. She had a historic concert on the steps of the Lincoln memorial. Pages have beautiful pictures with the words on the side. Words are bold and easy to read
2012, nonfiction. Informational text about ladybugs that teaches about them in a story way. Pages are filled with drawn and detailed pictures of ladybugs and nature, with bold dark words in contrast. Tells about the stages of ladybugs and different information details about the effect of pesticides.
2014, nonfiction. Informational book that teaches all about owls. Uses short sentences to teach about features of owls, what they do for food, and what they do everyday in general. Uses large detailed pictures of actual owls. Words are large and bold, and contrasted with color.
2016, nonfiction. Informational text that tells about a beetle through a story. Tells about the transformation of a beetle and different types of beetles. Words flow on the page and the pictures cover the pages. Gives more information about where they come from, their traits, and provides this information in small paragraphs and sentences.
“We cleared the way for them and changed the course of history”
Intense story that teaches about the discrimination and has a strong theme of being strong and fighting for what you love. The oil painting are outstanding and rich in emotion