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Author Deskins, Liz, author.

Title Linking picture book biographies to national content standards : 200+ lives to explore / Liz Deskins and Christina H. Dorr. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, CA : Libraries Unlimited, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Linking to science -- Linking to social studies -- Linking to the arts -- Appendix 1. Book award lists that include biographies -- Appendix 2. Technology suggestions -- Appendix 3. Standards referenced.
Subject Biography -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.
Picture books -- Bibliography.
Picture books for children -- Educational aspects.
Science -- Study and teaching -- Standards -- United States.
Social sciences -- Study and teaching -- Standards -- United States.
Arts -- Study and teaching -- Standards -- United States.
Added Author Dorr, Christina H., author.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Original 9781440835230 1440835233 (DLC) 2015031401 (OCoLC)900031302
ISBN 9781440835247
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