Description : Bert Facey saw himself as an ordinary man, but his remarkable story reveals an extraordinary life lived to the full. Bert Facey was a battler, ever optimistic and hopeful despite the hardships of his life. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. This edition has been specially adapted for young readers.
Description : Gale Researcher Guide for: Writing for Younger Readers: E. Nesbit's Modernization of Juvenile Literature is selected from Gale's academic platform Gale Researcher. These study guides provide peer-reviewed articles that allow students early success in finding scholarly materials and to gain the confidence and vocabulary needed to pursue deeper research.
Description : A collection which offers the varied excitements of being in and of Africa. The poets come from different African countries, and young readers will find many of their own experiences caught with wit and warmth.
Description : This book considers one of the most controversial aspects of children’s and young adult literature: its use as an instrument of power. Children in contemporary Western society are oppressed and powerless, yet they are allowed, in fiction written by adults for the enlightenment and enjoyment of children, to become strong, brave, rich, powerful, and independent -- on certain conditions and for a limited time. Though the best children’s literature offers readers the potential to challenge the authority of adults, many authors use artistic means such as the narrative voice and the subject position to manipulate the child reader. Looking at key works from the eighteenth century to the present, Nikolajeva explores topics such as genre, gender, crossvocalization, species, and picturebook images. Contemporary power theories including social and cultural studies, carnival theory, feminism, postcolonial and queer studies, and narratology are also considered, in order to demonstrate how a balance is maintained between the two opposite inherent goals of children’s literature: to empower and to educate the child.
Description : Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Francis Henry Atkins wich are A Trip to Mars and The Devil-Tree of El Dorado. Francis Henry Atkins was a British writer of "pulp fiction", in particular science fiction aimed at younger readers. Despite his commercial success at the time, little is known about Atkins' personal life. Novels selected for this book: - A Trip to Mars. - The Devil-Tree of El Dorado. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.
Description : Outlines sixty activities that can be adapted for teaching any written work, for use with the Standards for English/Reading Language Arts of the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English.
Description : Kevin's lamb goes to the school carol cocert! All the beach donkey's have crosses on their backs except Casper. He so wants to be like his friends A crippled little boy and his best friend Jacob
Description : This is because my stories not only contain moral values that are applicable in our daily life but my stories are also simple and easy to understand. Besides, it will also be a fun way for young readers to understand and also to learn more vocabularies thus enhance their reading ability.
Description : The New York Times bestseller that’s changing America’s diet is now perfect for younger readers “What’s for dinner?” seemed like a simple question—until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting and gathering, this young readers’ adaptation of Pollan’s famous food-chain exploration encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices. In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, as well as a new afterword and backmatter, The Omnivore’s Dilemma serves up a bold message to the generation that needs it most: It’s time to take charge of our national eating habits—and it starts with you.