Posts Tagged "Lee & Low Books"

Step Right Up: Artist Process Video & Kindness Pledge

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, Theme: African American, Theme: Character Education, Theme: History (US), Theme: Social Justice, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

STEP RIGHT UP Considering Kindness Best Users: Librarians, Educators, Art Educators Best Audience: Children Grades 02-05 ABOUT THE STORY It is hard to know where to begin with describing this award-winning non-fiction picture book.  Every part of the story of William “Doc” Key and his horse Jim Key is astonishing. That Doc raised the colt Jim to recognize letters, then to read, write, add, and subtract is more than compelling.  That formerly enslaved Doc Key used his stage show to teach post-war American lessons of kindness is doubly so. Performing from Broadway stages to...

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The Story I’ll Tell: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 2 comments

  THE STORY I’LL TELL Picture Book Giveaway (Past) For Adoption Organizations, Educators & Librarians Serving Grades 00-03 In celebration of National Adoption Day, Lee & Low Books gave us 25 copies to give away!   ABOUT THE BOOK The Story I’ll Tell By Nancy Tupper Ling Illustrated by Jessica Lanan Published by Lee & Low Books, Inc. ISBN-13: 9781620141601 Lexile: AD670L Age Range 5 – 8 Years A young child asks his mother to tell the story of where he came from. “I might tell how you came from a land far away in a hot air balloon. The basket slowly...

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The Story I’ll Tell: Adoption & Arrival Writing Activity

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Activity Sheet, Theme: Asian / Asian American, Theme: Family, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

THE STORY I’LL TELL Adoption & Arrival Writing Activity   Best Users: Adoption Organizations, Early Childhood & Elementary Educators, Librarians, Booksellers, Families Best Audience: Children Grades 00-03 About the Activity: The Story I’ll Tell opens with an adoptive mother saying to her child, “someday when you ask me where you came from, I will tell you a story.”  She proceeds to tell the child’s arrival story with hot air balloons, galloping horses, lanterns in the sky, dragons and more.  She concludes with a commitment to also tell her child the...

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It Jes’ Happened: Art Curriculum

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, Theme: African American, Theme: Arts & Crafts, Theme: Cross Generational, Theme: Language Arts & Writing | 0 comments

  IT JES’ HAPPENED: WHEN BILL TRAYLOR LEARNED TO DRAW Art Curriculum Best Users: Art Educators, Librarians, Classroom Teachers, Community Groups, Senior Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 03-12   ART CURRICULUM How will Bill Traylor’s visual stories influence others in depicting their own? The award‐winning picture book It Jes’ Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw by Don Tate and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie (Lee & Low Books) describes the way that artist Bill Traylor (1854‐1949) discovered drawing, painting, and visual storytelling at eighty-five...

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