Children - Educational

Math For All Seasons

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Math For All Seasons: Mind-Stretching Math Riddles (Scholastic Bookshelf) By Greg Tang, Harry Briggs (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Greg Tang, Harry Briggs (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780439755375
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 1st, 2005

Brightly colored illustrations coupled with rhyming verse makes this an inviting book to help children look at math in a different light. It tackles four important lessons in problem solving, each very accessible and welcoming.

Another Planet

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Another Planet: A Year in the Life of a Suburban High School By Elinor Burkett Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060505851
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 20th, 2002

Burkett spent nine months in Prior Lake High School outside of Minneapolis to discover what really happens after the bell rings. She sees it all: the teachers gripe sessions, the classes, the parent-teacher meetings, and the students hangouts. She witnesses the minor rebellions, the ill-informed college decision making process and a threat made against a teacher. Thoroughly fascinating, Another Planet offers a rare glimpse of the struggles and the triumphs that occur everyday of the high school experience.

Hands-On Nature

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Hands-On Nature: Information and Activities for Exploring the Environment with Children By Jenepher Lingelbach (Editor), Lisa Purcell (Editor), Susan Sawyer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jenepher Lingelbach (Editor), Lisa Purcell (Editor), Susan Sawyer (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781584650782
Availability: Special Order
Published: University Press of New England - November 1st, 2000

With fact-filled essays, complete instructions and information about teaching over forty natural science units, and beautiful scientifically accurate illustrations, Hands-On Nature is an easy-to-use up-to-date handbook that offers creative approaches to assist parents and educators in exploring the local environment with children.

This handbook is compiled by the Vermont Institute of Natural Science and focuses on teaching children about the local environment.

Otters under Water

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Otters under Water By Jim Arnosky Cover Image
ISBN: 9780698115569
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Published: Puffin Books - July 19th, 1999

Enjoy a day under the water with Arnosky's mother otter and her two otter pups. A simple, yet informative story for the young -- and young at heart -- reader about what an otter does during the day. Like Arnosky's other science books, this one offers useful information, but it also shares a wonderful story. The illustrations are light, colorful, and fun as well. Come swim with the otter family and have a day "under the water" too. Other VT Tidbits...
Arnosky is an award-winning VT author. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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