The Mermaid and the Shoe

Author: K. G. Campbell
Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 1771382066
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Each of King Neptune's 50 mermaid daughters boasts a special talent, except for little Minnow, who seems to be good only at asking questions. When she finds a strange object, Minnow follows her questions to a wondrous place and finds answers, including the answer to the most important question of all: Who am I? A gorgeously illustrated story about finding one's purpose.

Child and Adolescent Development for Educators

Author: Denise H. Daniels
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780073525761
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Topically-arranged and teacher-focused, Child and Adolescent Development for Educators is a richly contextual research-based foundation in the science of development that is ideal for future teachers. Attending to the development of school-aged children and youth, the brevity of the text and the diversity of in-text activities give teacher educators ample opportunity to assign observations and other school-based projects.

Literature as Exploration

Author: Louise Michelle Rosenblatt
Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer
ISBN: 9780873525671
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Presents the author's theory of literature and discusses the immense potential for the study and teaching of literature in a democratic society

Reading in the mobile era

Author: West, Mark
Publisher: UNESCO
ISBN: 9231000233
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Millions of people do not read for one reason: they do not have access to text. But mobile phones and cellular networks are transforming a scarce resource into an abundant one. Drawing on the analysis of over 4,000 surveys collected in seven developing countries and corresponding qualitative interviews, this report paints a detailed picture of who reads books and stories on mobile devices and why. The findings illuminate, for the first time, the habits, beliefs and profiles of mobile readers in developing countries. This information points to strategies to expand mobile reading and, by extension, the educational and socio-economic benefits associated with increased reading. Mobile technology can advance literacy and learning in underserved communities around the world. This report shows how.

Better Than Life

Author: Daniel Pennac
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 9781571103178
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Discusses the love of reading and stories in children and how ways of teaching reading may cause many children to lose their love of books, and suggests a "Readers's Bill of Rights" for readers of all ages.

Teaching Children with Autism to Mind Read

Author: Patricia Howlin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470093242
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It is now established that difficulties in understanding other people’s minds underlie many of the social and communication problems that are characteristic of autism. This workbook offers practical teaching materials and learning tools for the practitioner in the field, exploring the relationship of ‘theory of mind’ deficits to social and communication problems in children with autism. A companion to Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: A Practical Guide, this book is based on the authors' successful experimental work and provides a detailed interven­tion program, with accessible teach­ing materials to help autistic children improve their understanding of beliefs, emotion, and pretence.

Mom Goes to War

Author: Irene Aparici Martín
Publisher: Cuento de Luz
ISBN: 8415503229
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An unspeakable illness: Cancer. A mother who wants to explain to her children what is happening, the fascinating adventure of a queen. Guided Reading Level: S, Lexile Level: 880L

Yoko s Paper Cranes

Author: Rosemary Wells
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 9781423119845
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Ever since Yoko moved with her Mama from Japan, she misses her Obaasan and Ojiisan (her grandma and grandpa) very much. She especially misses doing origami with them. Luckily, Yoko knows just what to do for Obaasan's birthday./DIV DIVAvailable now for the first time in paperback, Yoko's Paper Cranes is a story about making paper cranes and letting them fly with your heart to those you love, even if they are thousands of miles away.

The Book of Bad Ideas

Author: Laura Huliska-Beith
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316055883
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This text is a compilation of bad ideas, such as rollerblading with your dog even though he was kicked out of obedience school and giving everyone a closer look at your ant farm by taking the lid off.