Kids love mysteries, and you will love promoting learning and literacy
with this guide to the mystery genre! This book presents an introduction
and a guide to using the various types of mysteries, including true
crime, detective stories, ghosts and gothics, suspense, and many,
many more! Engage learners and teach concepts within all subject
areas! Content is ideal for public librarians as well as school
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with fabric collages created with paint, glitter, cotton, and silk, this book
provides solid information about topics including size, appearance, habits,
migration, and reproduction. Each section is followed by a thematically
related folktale."--The Horn Book Guide (Fall 2011)
AWARDS AND HONORS
Selected to represent Texas at the National
Book Festival, 2011.
Honor book, 2012
Storytelling World Resources Awards.
SB&F Summer Reading List 2011
Nominated 2011 Cybils
Award, the Children's and Young Adult Bloggers'
by Jeanette Larson and Adrienne Yorinks (Charlesbridge,
"Birders of all ages would
enjoy this lovely little book." --Chicago
"I suspect that when I look back on 2011, Hummingbirds will stand as one
of my favorite nonfiction books of the year."--NC
In a narrative that flows easily between fact and lore, hummingbird behavior is thoroughly described and interwoven with the folktales it generated among Native American peoples. --
"In this seamless presentation of words
and art, readers of all ages will find enormous appreciation for
this tiny, enchanting creature." --Kathi Appelt, author of
book stories were a joy to read. I'm only sorry my mother
did not have a chance to read it." --Lynda Johnson
"The authors have compiled a lot of information about hummingbirds: their
biological orders, families and species; their habits and patterns; their
migrations and physical characteristics. ..."--Kirkus
love how the authors chose to juxtapose the ancient
stories with the scientific facts. What are scientists,
really, but astute observers who try to explain the
natural world?" -ProseandKahn
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