“The world needs all kinds of minds.”
“The world needs all kinds of minds.”
The children will learn about an interesting scientist and possibly gain a connect with her and her learning experiences.
The girl who thought in pictures by Julia Finley Mosca is a biography that was published in 2017. This book is about Dr. Temple Grandin. This book is about one of the worlds quirkiest science heroes. Young Temple was diagnosed with Autism, she was never expected to talk to someone let alone become one of the most powerful voices in modern science. Her unique mind allowed her to connect to animals in a special way.
On a beam of light by Jennifer Berne is a biography that was published in 2013. This book is about the life of Albert Einstein. Ernie stein had started his inspiration for light from riding his bike. He envisioned himself traveling at a speed beyond imagination in a beam of light. He was constantly fascinated by the world and wonders around him as a young boy. He became one of the most remembered geniuses.
“Sooner or later, all the people of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace.”
This is a great book for children to learn about Martin Luther King Jr. this book let‘s children into his world.
Martins big words is by Doreen Rappaport which is a biography that was published in 2001. This book is a tribute to the civil rights activists Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this is a picture book biography that includes beautiful illustrations and meaningful words about Martin. This is a book about the legacy of Mr. King using some of his powerful words.
“He created a message of hope, and used television to bring it to millions.”
This book had really shaped John F Kennedy and who he was as a person. It shows his life from birth to death through amazing pictures.
Jack‘s path of courage by Doreen Rappaport is a biography that was published in 2010. This book is about the life of John F Kennedy. John F Kennedy was a popular and charismatic president. John did not always believe he had the strength and courage for the office. The author takes real life quotes which her own lyrical prose to create a moving portrait of a beloved figure.
Eleanor, quiet no more is by Doreen Rappaport which is a biography that was published in 2009. This book is about Eleanor Roosevelt who had a family that shaped her into the person she grew up to be. Eleanor had became an independent girl every early in her life. She has a compassionate heart which had helped her win her friends admiration.
“Luckily, just as they were about to row around a bend, the turtle hunters sighted Manjirow and his group.”
There is a lot of information in this book that is given about the artist and his inspiration.
Shipwrecked by Rhoda Blumberg is a biography that was published in 2001. This book is about a young boy who had left the country and was not allowed to return or he would be out to death. In 1800‘s the Japanese government had strict isolation laws. Manjiro who was fourteen years old and four fisherman were shipwrecked. The shipwrecked happened three hundred miles away from shore they wondered if they would ever get home.
The pictures are details and almost life like.
Swimming with sharks by Heather Lang is a biography that was published in 2016. This book is about Eugenia Clark who had fallen in sharks and their facts. Every Saturday morning Eugenia went to the New York aquarium. She had learned all of the fish and information about sharks. She had gone swimming with them and grew up learning each shark and their personalities.
Josephine by Patricia Hruby Powell is a biography that was published in 2014. This book is about Josephine who had started out in a rough life cleaning and helping her mom around the house. She had turned to music to help her escape. Josephine has danced and began her preforming career. She was living a true fairy tale that she was able to do what she loved and be so highly recognized.
“Because Ann Cole Lowe was African American. And life wasn‘t fair.”
This is an inspiring story for young girls who would learn to work pasted hard times to get to their goals.
Fancy pants gowns by Deborah Blumenthal is a biography that was published in 2017. This book is about a fashion designer named Ann Cole Lowe. She started off helping her mom sew. She was African American and she had a hard life which got in the way of success. She saved enough money for her own salon and ended up making The wedding dress for the First Lady.
“Every spoonful of water in the deep ocean, Sylvia says, is brimming with extraordinary forms of life.”
The pictures in this book are magnificent and show so much of her dives
Life in the ocean by Claire A Nivola is a biography that was published in 2012. This book is about a girl named Sylvia who lived New Jersey and would sit by the pond and stare at the water to see what was going on. Every dive that Sylvia had gone on she came back with a new story and new finds. She thinks diving is living diving into a galaxy.
Mirette on the high wire by Emily Arnold McCully is a Caldecott winning book that was published in 1997. This book is about a girl name Mirette who was always fascinated by the strange and interesting people. Bellini, who walks the clothesline with the grace and ease of a bird. Mirette finds out that fear has kept Bellini from performing for years. She shows him that sometimes a student can be the greatest teacher of all.
They all saw a cat by Brendan Wenzel is a Caldecott winning book that was published in 2016. This book is about the different views of one cat. There are different perspective shapes that they see and that we see. The book is through the eyes of the cat and we see what he sees. This is a simple on how a variety of living beings all perceive a cat differently.
Frederick by Leo Lionni is a Caldecott winning book that was published in 1987. This book is about a mouse named Fredrick who wants to be a poet and is trying to help prepare his family for the cold winter. Fredrick memorizes the best of the summer when the cold gray winter starts. The children will appreciate what Fredrick teaches his family in this book.
Underground by Shane w. Evans is a nonfiction book that was published in 2011. This book is about the Underground Railroad and how a family crawls along the ground to stay safe. They have to stay out of sight so they run through unlit woods. Sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind strangers home. They are heading for freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.
Aa is for aardvark by Mark Shulman is a nonfictional book that was written in 2005. This book is about double letter words. This book uses fun sounds and witty images that will help students. The concepts are reinforced with the illustrations. The kids who understand some of the jokes will be learning or have learned the alphabet.
Toilet: how it works by David macaulay is a nonfictional book that was published in 2013. This book is unique and scallions hoe a toilet works. This book explains what happens to the waste and where it goes once it is flushed. The readers are taken in a tour of the bathroom and the sewer system.
Hidden wildlife by Jim Arnosky is a nonfiction book that was published in 2017. This book is about beautiful camouflaged nature and animals. This book includes beautiful illustrations of camouflaged animals. Animals know that in order to survive they have to stay hidden from their prey. The author is award winning and the illustrator looks at this most artful and beautiful aspects of animal life.
“Drew some wild skeletons racing and trampling one another. Was he saying that we can try to go faster but one day we will all reach the same finish line and become Calaveras?”