Orphan Train Rider

Author : Andrea Warren
ISBN : 0395913624
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 42.96 MB
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Taking place between 1854 and 1930, when more than 200,000 orphaned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes, this true-life story describes one boy's journey through foster homes, adoption agencies, and homeless shelters. Reprint.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Orphan Train

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ISBN : OCLC:848249917
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File Size : 33.21 MB
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We Rode The Orphan Trains

Author : Andrea Warren
ISBN : 0618432353
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 30.21 MB
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Describes the journey many orphan children took looking for families and homes to call their own.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Orphan Trains

Author : Elizabeth Raum
ISBN : 9781429662734
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 38.43 MB
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"Describes the people and events involved in the orphan trains. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from the perspectives of a New York City newsboy, a child trying to keep his siblings together, and a child sent west on the baby trains"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Journey S End

Author : Barbara Heise Grooman
ISBN : 9780595172412
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 42.54 MB
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Journey’s End is the story of a remarkable man, George Wells of Nebraska, an Orphan Train Rider. Readers first met him as the hero of Train To Red Cloud, A Small Boy’s Journey. In these pages meet him as the author did… through personal letters, anecdotes from friends and neighbors who knew him, and the author’s sentimental journey to Red Cloud to trace his steps. The train that brought him to Red Cloud was not the end, but the beginning, of a joyous journey through life.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Complete Guide To Service Learning

Author : Cathryn Berger Kaye
ISBN : 9781575427317
Genre : Education
File Size : 34.44 MB
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This project-based guide is a blueprint for service learning—from getting started to assessing the experience—and integrates the K–12 Service-Learning Standards for Quality Practice. It provides ideas for incorporating literacy into service learning and suggestions for creating a culture of service. An award-winning treasury of activities, ideas, annotated book recommendations, author interviews, and expert essays—all presented within a curricular context and organized by theme. Digital Content contains all of the planning and tracking forms from the book plus bonus service learning plans, and more.
Category: Education

Great Books About Things Kids Love

Author : Kathleen Odean
ISBN : 9780307485625
Genre : Reference
File Size : 25.2 MB
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BOOKS THAT TURN CHILDREN INTO LIFE-LONG READERS! Most children want to read a book because it's about something they love or are curious about--dinosaurs, magic tricks, ballerinas, sports, secret codes, and a host of other topics. Now with this unique book, Kathleen Odean, current chair of the Newberry Award committee and author of Great Books for Girls and Great Books for Boys, makes it easy for parents and teachers to satisfy a child's individual cravings for good reading on any subject. Inside you'll discover ¸ More than 750 books divided into 55 categories, from Airplanes to Zoos ¸ Professional appraisals that are balanced, intelligent, and fun to read ¸ Stimulating book-related activities and helpful tips for parents Whether the format is picture book, poetry, fiction, or nonfiction, here are wonderful selections like Why Does the Cat Do That? and Exploring the Titanic . . . tried and true characters, from the beloved aardvarks Arthur and D.W. to the hilarious Junie B. Jones and the courageous Harry Potter . . . new heroes and heroines to cheer for such as Katherine Paterson's Princess Miranda from The Wide-Awake Princess and the exciting Jack Black from Jack Black and the Ship of Thieves by Carol Hughes. Great Books About Things Kids Love creates a book-rich environment in which the habit of reading can take hold and flourish for a lifetime. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Reference

The Read Aloud Handbook

Author : Jim Trelease
ISBN : 9781440628528
Genre : Education
File Size : 49.82 MB
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A New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to children—revised and updated Recommended by “Dear Abby”, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies—and the reasoning behind them—for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.
Category: Education