Writer’s Toolbox: Learn How to Write Letters, Fairy Tales, Scary Stories, Journals, Poems, and Reports

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Picture Window Books #ad - Turn readers into writers. Using a single or small number of genre-specific works, this new series explores the tools all beginning writers need. Each title includes a review list of key concepts, at least four exercises for getting started, and numerous writing tips.

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Just the Facts: Writing Your Own Research Report Writer's Toolbox

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Picture Window Books #ad - Open this title in the writer’s Toolbox series and discover plenty of tips and tools to get you started. Ready to build a research report? First, you’ll need the right tools. Soon you’ll be collecting and organizing facts like a pro! .

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Show Me a Story: Writing Your Own Picture Book Writer's Toolbox

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Picture Window Books #ad - Ready to build a picture book? First, you’ll need the right tools. Open this title in the writer’s Toolbox series and discover plenty of tips and tools to get you started. Soon you’ll be writing and showing stories like a pro! Used book in Good Condition.

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Illustration School: Let's Draw a Story

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Quarry Books #ad - The author's special and distinct style is simple, characters, and cute and offers artists, flowers, and art enthusiasts - with and without experience - the instruction and inspiration to draw people, crafters, animals, happy, appealing, plants and more! The fifth installment in the Illustration School series is for artists of all skill levels that want to bring the story to life visually.

Illustration School: Let's Draw a Story #ad - It offers both entertaining and fun drawing instruction and techniques along with inspiring and sweet unique-style characters and elements. Take off into the world of fantasy with Sachiko Umoto's unique, fun character drawings and help them finish their story with your own drawings and sketches. Used book in Good Condition.

. Created by one of japan's most popular artists, this book offers a story in a sketchbook. Practice your own with illustratioin techniques and follow the fun, appealing characters and elements that celebrate life and adventure.

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Make Me Giggle: Writing Your Own Silly Story Writer's Toolbox

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Picture Window Books #ad - Ready to build a silly story? First, you’ll need the right tools. Soon you’ll be making readers giggle like a pro! Used book in Good Condition. Open this title in the writer’s Toolbox series and discover plenty of tips and tools to get you started. Used book in Good Condition.

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Energy Lab for Kids: 40 Exciting Experiments to Explore, Create, Harness, and Unleash Energy

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Quarry Books #ad - But what is energy—potential, how we use it, kinetic, chemical, radiant, and thermal? The lab activities in this book will let you explore almost everything about energy—what it is, how we find it, and how we can save it. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids. Energy lab for kids offers 40 discovery-filled and thought-provoking energy projects by Emily Hawbaker, a science educator from the NEED National Energy Education Development project.

Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. With an emphasis on inventive exploration, you'll discover that creativity leads to breakthroughs. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples.

Energy Lab for Kids: 40 Exciting Experiments to Explore, Create, Harness, and Unleash Energy #ad - Learn about:chemical, radiant, and thermal energy by activating a glow stick and watching it get brighter in hot water. Viscosity by sucking soda and chocolate syrup up an "oil pipeline" made from straws. Solar energy by melting s'mores in a pizza box solar oven. Wind power by lifting paperclips with a wind turbine made from a cup, tape, paper, and straw.

Calories by burning cheese puffs and other food in a homemade calorimeter.

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A Child's Introduction to Poetry: Listen While You Learn About the Magic Words That Have Moved Mountains, Won Battles, and Made Us Laugh and Cry Child's Introduction Series

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Black Dog & Leventhal #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This wide-ranging journey through the history and highlights of the world's poetry covers everything from epics and odes to nonsense verse and haikus, and is filled with examples of every style. It painlessly introduces kids and parents, too to the greatest poets in history, from Homer and Shakespeare to Robert Frost and Ogden Nash-and provides excellent examples of their work and commentary on what makes it so special.

Poetry can be fun-especially when we can read it, and discover its many delights with the help of cartoon character Professor Driscoll, delightful illustrations, hear it, and the poetry read aloud on CD. The multimedia package encourages children to listen, read, and learn-and opens the door to a lifetime of appreciation of a rich literary tradition.

A Child's Introduction to Poetry: Listen While You Learn About the Magic Words That Have Moved Mountains, Won Battles, and Made Us Laugh and Cry Child's Introduction Series #ad - In addition to charming illustrations on every lively page, A CHILD'S INTRODUCTION TO POETRY contains a full-length CD with wonderful renditions of the poems read by professional actors. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. In short, this is a galloping tour through poetic history loaded with all of our most significant and beloved poems.

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A Child Through Time: The Book of Children's History

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DK Children #ad - This original look at history profiles 30 children from different eras, inviting children of today to discover the lives of the cave people, Vikings, Romans, and beyond through the eyes of someone their own age. History books often focus on adults, and brings the children of history to life—from the earliest civilizations to the Cold War, but what was the past like for children? A Child Through Time is historically accurate and thoroughly researched, even imagining a child of the future.

A Child Through Time: The Book of Children's History #ad - Packed with facts and including a specially commissioned illustration of each profiled child, this book examines the clothes children wore, the food they ate, the games they played, and the historic moments they witnessed—all through their own eyes. Maps, as well as a perspective on the often ignored topic of family life through the ages, and collections of objects, timelines, give wider historical background and present a unique side to history.

Covering key classroom topics in a new light, A Child Through Time is a visually stunning learning tool for children ages 7 and up. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

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Don't Forget to Write

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Creative strategies for getting young students excited about writing Don't Forget to Write for the Elementary Grades offers 50 creative writing lesson plans from the imaginative and highly acclaimed 826 National writing labs. A treasure trove of proven, founded by dave eggers, publishing student work, chicago, seattle, ann arbor, and washington DC 826 National is a nonprofit organization, Los Angeles, Boston, and committed to supporting teachers, New York, field-tested lessons to teach writing skills Inventive and unique lessons will appeal to even the most difficult-to-reach students 826 National has locations in eight cities: San Francisco, and offering services for English language learners.

Used book in Good Condition. Lessons are linked to the Common Core State Standards. Used book in Good Condition. These lessons are written by experts, actors, and favorite novelists, and other celebrities pitched in too. Created as a resource to reach all students even those most resistant to creative writing, from sports to science, the lessons range from goofy fun like "The Other Toy Story: Make Your Toys Come to Life" to practical, music to mysteries.

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Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive!

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Walden Pond Press #ad - And they’re all accompanied by dozens of photos, maps, and illustrations. Considering the fresh attention being paid to teaching a skeptical approach to information evaluation, this series opener couldn’t be better timed. Can you guess which? It’s not going to be easy. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

Used book in Good Condition. Just like the old game in this book’s title, two out of every three stories are completely true and one is an outright lie. Some false stories are based on truth, and some of the true stories are just plain unbelievable. Amaze yourself and trick your friends as you sort out the fakes from the facts!Acclaimed authors Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson have teamed up to create a series of sneaky stories about the natural world designed to amaze, disgust, and occasionally bamboozle you.

Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive! #ad - A brief but savvy guide to responsible research methods adds further luster to this crowd pleaser. Ala booklist starred reviewtwo truths and a lie is the first book in a fascinating new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a handful of stories that are too crazy to be true—and asks readers to separate facts from fakes! Did you know that there is a fungus that can control the mind of an ant and make it do its bidding? Would you believe there is such a thing as a corpse flower—a ten-foot-tall plant with a blossom that smells like a zombie? How about a species of octopus that doesn’t live in water but rather lurks in trees in the Pacific Northwest?Every story in this book is strange and astounding.

But not all of them are real.

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Look At My Book!: How Kids Can Write & Illustrate Terrific Books

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Holiday House #ad - Look At My Book!: How Kids Can Write & Illustrate Terrific Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In no time at all kids can be off on a literary adventure that they can create as they go along. Used book in Good Condition. She provides step-by-step instructions as well as tips for incorporating the wildest and most original ideas. This innovative book will inspire young authors and give them the practical information they need to reach new heights of creativity.

With the help of some spunky and humorous characters, Loreen Leedy tells kids everything they need to do to become authors, editors, illustrators, and designers of their own fantastic books. Used book in Good Condition.

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