Magic in the Margins: A Medieval Tale of Bookmaking. Illus. Bonnie Christensen. Houghton Mifflin, 2007. List Price $17.00. This is the story of Simon, a young boy who grows up in a monastery during the Middle Ages. It is here assigned to the scriptorium that he learns how to make beautiful handmade books.
How We Are Smart. Illus. Sean Qualls. Lee & Low Books, 2006. List Price $16.95. Following the ideas of multiple intelligences, this book explores the "intelligences" of twelve men and women from five different ethnic/racial groups. Classroom activities and book, website and video resources.
My Teacher Can Teach...Anyone!Illus.
Felipe Gallindo. Lee & Low Books, 2004. List Price $16.95. The
setting is a school where a teacher is shown teaching a variety of
children about careers, following the alphabet from astronaut to
zillionaire. This a great book to teach young children about rhyme,
rhythm, the alphabet, and a variety of careers
Summer Sun Risin'. Illus. Don Tate. Lee & Low Books, 2002. List Price $16.95. Join a farm family as they enjoy a summer day on their farm. Indiana Hoosier Masterlist. Banks Street Best Book of the Year.
To Hear the Angels Sing. Illus. Jill Weber. Holiday House, 2000. List Price $15.95. Read or sing this sparsely-told nativity story to the tune "Mary Had a Little Lamb."
The Year With Grandma Moses. Illus. Grandma Moses. Henry Holt Company, 2000. List Price $20.00. Following a year with Grandma Moses in upstate New York through her paintings, excerpts fror her memoirs, and a rthmical read aloud text.
Shake Dem Halloween Bones. Illus. Mike Reed. Houghton Mifflin, 1997. Paperback Only List Price $7.95. A riotous romp through Halloween with some of your favorite fairytale characters.
America: My Land, Your Land, Our Land. Multiple Illus. Lee & Low Books, 1997. Board Book, 2001, List Price $7.95. This terse book of paired opposites explores the dualities of the American social landscape. A great book to start a discussion about equality in America. Bein' With You This Way. Illus. Michael Bryant. Lee & Low Books, 1994. List Price $15.95. Enjoy this best-selling picture book; an "ode to diversity" as one reviewer called it. Jane Addams Honor Book Award. Parents Magazine Best Book. Featured on Good Morning America.
Bein With You ThisWay. Lee & Low, 1994.
Shake Dem Halloween Bones. Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
Summer Sun Risin'. Lee & Low, 2002.
Can You Top That? Lee & Low Bebop Book, 2000.
My Teacher Can Teach...Anyone! Lee & Low, 2004. How We Are Smart. Lee & Low, 2009.
America: A Book Of Opposites. Lee & Low, 2001.
La Alegria de Ser Tu Y Yo (Bein' With You This Way).
El Sol del Verano (Summer Sun Risin).
?Puedes Superar Eso? (Can You Top That?).
Books You Can Get From Me!
One Hole in the Road. Henry Holt hardback version.
Tangletalk. E. P. Dutton hardback version.
Till Year's Good End. Atheneum hardback version.
How to Order My Books
In the Chicagoland area, I recommend Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville and Downers Grove. For online purchases, I recommend Amazon or Barnes and Noble. And don't forget, you can order my Lee & Low Books directly from their website at leeandlow.com
Still Can't Find My Books?
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