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Literature and Language
    Library Book, The
      Although the title is a clever pun, this book recounts the history of stori...
      Author: Sawa, Maureen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Toad is the Uncle of Heaven
      Illustrations draw on traditional Vietnamese figures. They may be foreign ...
      Author: Lee, Jeanne GED Descriptors:
    Developing Computer-based ABE/GED Lessons
      Links to lesson plans created by Adult Educators related to ABE and GED top...
      Author: ABLE Net, Pennsylvan... GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing | science | social studies
    Women of the World:A Salute to Women Writers
      This site offers an introduction to all the literary mediums and includes n...
      Author: World Book Encyclope... GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > almanac
    Dear Benjamin Banneker
      The book tells the life story of Benjamin Banneker, an 18th-century African...
      Author: Pinkney, Andrea GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > authors
    Caribbean Dozen: Poems from Caribbean Poets, A
      This book includes many short poems, some childish and some more complex, ...
      Author: Agard, John & Nichols, Grace GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, The
      A story in three parts about a Victorian artist, Waterhouse Hawkins, who br...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, The
      A story in three parts about a Victorian artist, Waterhouse Hawkins, who br...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Divide, The
      As a young girl in 1893, Willa Cather journeys with her extended family to ...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Poetry for Young People: Edna St. Vincent Millay
      Beautifully illustrated collection of Edna St. Vincent Millay's poetry. Th...
      Author: Francis Schoonmaker GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Richard Wright and the Library Card
      This is a 'slice of life' biography about the author Richard Wright set in ...
      Author: Miller, William GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus, The
      The story of Peter Mark Roget, creator of Roget's Thesaurus complete with h...
      Author: Bryant, Jen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies | language arts - writing | science
    Where the Action Was
      These somewhat uneven memoirs chronicle the experiences of women journalist...
      Author: Colman, Penny GED Descriptors: social studies
    A Hypertext on American History - Biographies
      This site contains biographies of many prominent persons of American Histor...
      Author: University of Gronin... GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Celebrating Black History Month - Afro-American Biographies
      This site features approximately 80 biographies of famous African-Americans...
      Author: The Gale Group... GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading | science
    Women of the World:A Salute to Women Writers
      This site offers an introduction to all the literary mediums and includes n...
      Author: World Book Encyclope... GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Angelou, Maya
    Celebrate America in Poetry and Art
      This is a collection of poetry (from more than 100 U.S. poets) and painting...
      Author: Panzer, Nora (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Life Doesn't Frighten Me
      In this single poem, Angelou celebrates courage to face internal and extern...
      Author: Angelou, Maya GED Descriptors:
    Now Sheba Sings the Song
      This book consists of one long poem and dozens of sketches of African-Ameri...
      Author: Angelou, Maya GED Descriptors:
    Soul Looks Back in Wonder, The
      This lavishly illustrated book is a collection of 13 poems by African Ameri...
      Author: Feelings, Tom GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Sweet Words So Brave
      Narrated as a story told by a old, Black storyteller to a young child, the ...
      Author: Curry, Barbara & Brodie, James GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Austen, Jane
Literature and Language > authors > Baldwin, James
    Sweet Words So Brave
      Narrated as a story told by a old, Black storyteller to a young child, the ...
      Author: Curry, Barbara & Brodie, James GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Brooks, Gwendolyn
    Gwendolyn Brooks
      This biography describes the influences and hardships of the early years an...
      Author: Hill, Christine M. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies | language arts - writing
    Poem of Her Own, A
      A chronological collection of poems written by 25 American women poets from...
      Author: Clinton, Catherine, ed. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Sweet Words So Brave
      Narrated as a story told by a old, Black storyteller to a young child, the ...
      Author: Curry, Barbara & Brodie, James GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Cather, Willa
    Divide, The
      As a young girl in 1893, Willa Cather journeys with her extended family to ...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
Literature and Language > authors > Cervantes, Miguel
Literature and Language > authors > cummings, e.e.
    Celebrate America in Poetry and Art
      This is a collection of poetry (from more than 100 U.S. poets) and painting...
      Author: Panzer, Nora (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    E. E. Cummings
      This extensive biography of the American poet and artist, E. E. Cummings, a...
      Author: Reef, Catherine GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > de Veaux, Alexis
    Soul Looks Back in Wonder, The
      This lavishly illustrated book is a collection of 13 poems by African Ameri...
      Author: Feelings, Tom GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Dickens, Charles
Literature and Language > authors > Dickinson, Emily
    Celebrate America in Poetry and Art
      This is a collection of poetry (from more than 100 U.S. poets) and painting...
      Author: Panzer, Nora (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Emily
      This book tells the story of a young girl's encounter with the reclusive po...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Emily Dickinson's Letters to the World
      This introduction to Emily Dickinson's best-known poems also contains biogr...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Lives of the Writers: Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought)
      Organized chronologically, the book offers short biographies of famous writ...
      Author: Krull, Kathleen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Poem of Her Own, A
      A chronological collection of poems written by 25 American women poets from...
      Author: Clinton, Catherine, ed. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Winter Poems
      This collection features 25 poems about different aspects of winter. Sever...
      Author: Rogasky, Barbara (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Great American Women
      This site offers links to twelve great American women including Sojourner T...
      Author: Great American Women... GED Descriptors:
Literature and Language > authors > Ellison, Ralph
    Sweet Words So Brave
      Narrated as a story told by a old, Black storyteller to a young child, the ...
      Author: Curry, Barbara & Brodie, James GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Emerson, Ralph Waldo
    Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, The
      This two-act play is about Thoreau's nonviolent acts of civil disobedience ...
      Author: Lawrence, Jerome & Lee, Robert E. GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Frost, Robert
    Birches
      On each page Ed Young illustrates trees and forests and the countryside, in...
      Author: Frost, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Winter Poems
      This collection features 25 poems about different aspects of winter. Sever...
      Author: Rogasky, Barbara (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    A Rose is a Rose
      Define simile, metaphor and personification by identifying examples of figu...
      Author: Judy Franks GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
    MTVs Poetry
      Students will use several strategies to analyze mood, tone, speaker, and vo...
      Author: Candy Bettinger GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
Literature and Language > authors > Giovanni, Nikki
    Poem of Her Own, A
      A chronological collection of poems written by 25 American women poets from...
      Author: Clinton, Catherine, ed. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Rosa
      Giovanni tells the story of Rosa Parks' infamous bus ride. In the telling,...
      Author: Giovanni, Nikki GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > authors > Hansberry, Lorraine
    Sweet Words So Brave
      Narrated as a story told by a old, Black storyteller to a young child, the ...
      Author: Curry, Barbara & Brodie, James GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Homer
    Dateline: Troy
      A compelling retelling of the Trojan War story is juxtaposed with newspaper...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Hughes, Langston
    Block, The
      This collection of Langston Hughes poems is complemented by the illustratio...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Book of Rhythms, The
      The chapters are essays by Langston Hughes on different aspects of rhythm. ...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors:
    Coming Home
      The book tells the story of Langston Hughes' lonely childhood, demonstratin...
      Author: Cooper, Floyd GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Dream Keeper and Other Poems, The
      A reissue of Hughes' poetry book with seven additional poems (total of 66)....
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Free To Dream
      This book, subtitled The Making of a Poet: Langston Hughes, offers Hughes's...
      Author: Osofsky, Audrey GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Langston Hughes: American Poet
      This is a reissue of a picture book biography of Langston Hughes (originall...
      Author: Walker, Alice GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Langston's Train Ride
      This easy-reading picture book focuses on one episode from Langston Hughes'...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Lives of the Writers: Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought)
      Organized chronologically, the book offers short biographies of famous writ...
      Author: Krull, Kathleen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    My People
      Beautiful sepia-tone photographs illustrate Langston Hughes' poem "My Peopl...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing | social studies
    Negro Speaks of Rivers, The
      E.B.Lewis depicts Langston Hughes' poem through beautful watercolor illustr...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Negro Speaks of Rivers, The
      E.B.Lewis depicts Langston Hughes' poem through beautful watercolor illustr...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Snow Toward Evening
      In this book 13 poets and the landscape painter Thomas Locker combine to in...
      Author: Frank, Josette (Editor) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Soul Looks Back in Wonder, The
      This lavishly illustrated book is a collection of 13 poems by African Ameri...
      Author: Feelings, Tom GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Sweet Words So Brave
      Narrated as a story told by a old, Black storyteller to a young child, the ...
      Author: Curry, Barbara & Brodie, James GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Langston Hughes - The Poetry Magazine Archives
      This site contains a short biography of Langston Hughes, a few photographs ...
      Author: The Poetry Magazine... GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Hurston, Zora Neale
    Jump at de Sun
      This interesting biography of the author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurs...
      Author: Porter, A. P. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Sorrow's Kitchen: The Life and Folklore of ZN Hurston
      Part of the Great Achievers series, this book chronicles the life and writi...
      Author: Lyons, Mary E. GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Sweet Words So Brave
      Narrated as a story told by a old, Black storyteller to a young child, the ...
      Author: Curry, Barbara & Brodie, James GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Longfellow, Henry Wordsworth
    Many Rides of Paul Revere, The
      A biography of Paul Revere tha is not intended to refute history ( Longfell...
      Author: Giblin, James Cross GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Paul Revere's Ride
      Longfellow's famous poem tells the story of Revere's call to arms to his co...
      Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth GED Descriptors: social studies
    Song of Hiawatha, The
      Excerpts from the long poem have been selected to tell the story of Hiawath...
      Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Maugham, Somerset
    Appointment
      This lavishly illustrated book is a distillation of the classic Somerset Ma...
      Author: Maugham, Somerset GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Milton, John
    Tale of Paradise Lost, The
      An exquisitly illustrated prose retelling of John Milton's famous poem ...
      Author: Willard, Nancy GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Morrison, Toni
    And Not Afraid To Dare
      This is a collection of short (15-20 page) biographies of 10 African Americ...
      Author: Bolden, Tonya GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
Literature and Language > authors > Poe, Edgar Allan
Literature and Language > authors > Sandburg, Carl
    Carl Sandburg: Adventures of a Poet
      An episodic biography of Carl Sandburg in which each episode is accompanied...
      Author: Niven, Penelope GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Hand in Hand
      The collection of poems is organized by American historical themes rather t...
      Author: Hopkins, Lee (Ed.) GED Descriptors:
    Lives of the Writers: Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought)
      Organized chronologically, the book offers short biographies of famous writ...
      Author: Krull, Kathleen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Winter Poems
      This collection features 25 poems about different aspects of winter. Sever...
      Author: Rogasky, Barbara (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Shakespeare, William
    Heroes
      The author provides 12 biographies of important men throughout the world an...
      Author: Hazell, Rebecca GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Lives of the Writers: Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought)
      Organized chronologically, the book offers short biographies of famous writ...
      Author: Krull, Kathleen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Othello, A Novel
      The author retells Shakespeare's play Othello as a novel, relocating the se...
      Author: Lester, Julius GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Shakespeare, His World and His Work
      This book explores the world of William Shakespeare through beautiful illus...
      Author: Rosen, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Tempest, The
      This is a prose retelling of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, a sto...
      Author: Shakespeare, William (retold by Coville, Brice) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Twelfth Night
      This is a narrative retelling of Shakespeare's play. Many of the famous lin...
      Author: Shakespeare, William (retold B. Coville) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    William Shakespeare and the Globe
      This is the story of William Shakespeare and the rebuilding of The Globe Th...
      Author: Aliki GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Winter Poems
      This collection features 25 poems about different aspects of winter. Sever...
      Author: Rogasky, Barbara (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Stevenson, Robert Louis
Literature and Language > authors > Thoreau, Henry David
    Coretta Scott
      Coretta is a poetic tribute to the life of Coretta Scott King and the Civil...
      Author: Shange, Ntozake GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Into the Deep Forest: With Henry David Thoreau
      Thoreau's journal entries have been placed into a broader context and are a...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, The
      This two-act play is about Thoreau's nonviolent acts of civil disobedience ...
      Author: Lawrence, Jerome & Lee, Robert E. GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
Literature and Language > authors > Twain, Mark
Literature and Language > authors > Verne, Jules
    They Saw the Future
      The author selects people throughout history who predicted the future. A b...
      Author: Krull, Kathleen GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > authors > Whitman, Walt
    Celebrate America in Poetry and Art
      This is a collection of poetry (from more than 100 U.S. poets) and painting...
      Author: Panzer, Nora (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Hand in Hand
      The collection of poems is organized by American historical themes rather t...
      Author: Hopkins, Lee (Ed.) GED Descriptors:
    Walt Whitman: Words for America
      This biography of Walt Whitman extends our knowledge of the poet, both in h...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Patterns in Poetry: Rhythm
      Students will recognize the link between music and poetry, repeating patter...
      Author: Connie Sapin GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
Literature and Language > authors > Wordsworth, William
    Winter Poems
      This collection features 25 poems about different aspects of winter. Sever...
      Author: Rogasky, Barbara (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > character development
    Home of the Brave
      An African refuge lives with his aunt and cousin in Minneapolis. He has pr...
      Author: Applegate, Katherine GED Descriptors: literature and arts | social studies
    My Great Aunt Arizona
      Based on the author's great aunt, Arizona was born in a log cabin. All her...
      Author: Houston, Gloria GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > classics
Literature and Language > classics > Paradise Lost
    Tale of Paradise Lost, The
      An exquisitly illustrated prose retelling of John Milton's famous poem ...
      Author: Willard, Nancy GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > codes
    Unbreakable Code, The
      A young Navajo boy, who must leave his Southwest home, draws courage from h...
      Author: Hunter, Sara GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > dialect
    I See the Rhythm
      The author and illustrator use different type faces, colors, a timeline, an...
      Author: Igus, Toyomi GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    New Year Be Coming!
      Through beautiful colored woodcuts and rhythmic gullah dialect, this book d...
      Author: Boling, Katharine GED Descriptors:
    Slavery Time: When I Was Chillun
      Excerpts from 12 oral histories from former slaves, gathered during the Dep...
      Author: Hurmence, Belinda GED Descriptors: social studies
    Song Shoots Out of My Mouth, The
      This is an exciting collection of vibrantly illustrated poetry about music-...
      Author: Adoff, Jaime GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Stories I Ain't Told Nobody Yet
      A collection of 49 poems, these vignettes of Appalachian life are funny, sa...
      Author: Carson, Jo GED Descriptors: social studies
    Talking with Tebe
      Editor Lyons collected these excerpts about Clementine Hunter, considered o...
      Author: Lyons, Mary E. (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    CALL - Computer Assisted Language Learning
      This site features Internet links for teaching and learning English on the ...
      Author: Richard Chantrill, P... GED Descriptors:
    Do History
      DoHistory invites you to explore the process of piecing together the lives ...
      Author: Film Study Center, H... GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > drama
    Bull Run
      This is a fictional and personal account of the first great battle of the C...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: social studies
    Good Brother, Bad Brother
      Subtitled "The Story of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth," this long biogr...
      Author: Giblin, James Cross GED Descriptors: social studies
    Mind's Eye
      This is a novel in play form. Courtney, 16 and paralyzed, learns about the...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: social studies
    Monster
      16-year-old Steve Harmon is on trial for murder. This riveting book tells h...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors:
    Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, The
      This two-act play is about Thoreau's nonviolent acts of civil disobedience ...
      Author: Lawrence, Jerome & Lee, Robert E. GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Othello, A Novel
      The author retells Shakespeare's play Othello as a novel, relocating the se...
      Author: Lester, Julius GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Raisin in the Sun, A
      When an African-American family chooses to integrate an all-white neighborh...
      Author: Hansberry, Lorraine GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Shakespeare and Macbeth
      The reader learns about the writing and production of Shakespeare's play
      Author: Ross, Stewart GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Shakespeare, His World and His Work
      This book explores the world of William Shakespeare through beautiful illus...
      Author: Rosen, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Tempest, The
      This is a prose retelling of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, a sto...
      Author: Shakespeare, William (retold by Coville, Brice) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > figurative language
    And the Soldiers Sang
      A fictional story about the 1914 Christmas Truce of WW I when Allied and Ge...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    At Gleason's Gym
      The story of Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn NY, and the many people who use it. ...
      Author: Lewin, Ted GED Descriptors: literature and arts | social studies
    Autumn
      Autumn, an alphabet book of acrostics with linoleum-cut prints, describes t...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors:
    Birches
      On each page Ed Young illustrates trees and forests and the countryside, in...
      Author: Frost, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Black Book of Colors, The
      This book is written in Braille alphabet so the sighted reader can share t...
      Author: Cottin, Menena GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Black Cat
      A black cat explores an urban neighborhood. The stunning illustrations are...
      Author: Myers, Christopher GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Book
      This very simple and stunningly illustrated poem compares a book to a house...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Books Speak!: Poems about Books
      A delightful collection of poems about books and the joys of reading. This ...
      Author: Salas, Laura Purdie GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea
      This well illustrated book of poetry uses the metaphor of nurturing tea for...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Cloudmakers, The
      In A.D. 751 during a time of war, a Chinese grandfather and grandson have 7...
      Author: Rumford, James GED Descriptors: social studies
    Cool Moonlight, A
      Lila, who has an allergy to sunlight, lives with her disability helped by h...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors:
    Divide, The
      As a young girl in 1893, Willa Cather journeys with her extended family to ...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Duke Ellington
      This is the story of one of the greatest musicians and composers of the 20t...
      Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    ellington was not a street
      The poet lovingly remembers her family's recent history that was filled wit...
      Author: Shange, Ntozake GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Emily Dickinson's Letters to the World
      This introduction to Emily Dickinson's best-known poems also contains biogr...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave Enslaved Potter and Poet
      This imaginative volume of poetry is both a tribute to Dave the Potter and ...
      Author: Cheng, Andrea GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing | social studies
    Flight of the Snow Geese, The
      The 3,000 mile migration of the snow goose from the Artic to New Mexico is ...
      Author: King, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Georgia's Bones
      A biography of the artist Georgia O'Keeffe's early years "celebrates her fa...
      Author: Bryant, Jen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Here in Harlem
      Walter Dean Myers recreates the Harlem of his youth in poetry and populates...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors:
    Home
      Beautifully illustrated by Thomas Locker, the book contains poems and prose...
      Author: Locker, Thomas & Christiansen, Candice GED Descriptors:
    Hoop Kings
      A dozen NBA stars provide the focus for these poems. In endnotes, the autho...
      Author: Smith Jr., Charles R. GED Descriptors:
    Hoop Queens
      This is a collection of 12 poems about stars of the WNBA. An afterword expl...
      Author: Smith Jr., Charles R. GED Descriptors:
    I Live in Music
      Each line of Shange's poem is placed with one of Romare Bearden's paintings...
      Author: Shange, Ntozake GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Into the Deep Forest: With Henry David Thoreau
      Thoreau's journal entries have been placed into a broader context and are a...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Jazz ABZ
      Each letter of the alphabet introduces a famous jazz musician in a differen...
      Author: Marsalis, Wynton GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices
      These poems that celebrate the insect world were written to be read aloud b...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Katie's Trunk
      This book, which provides a glimpse of the beginnings of the American Revol...
      Author: Turner, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    Knock at a Star (Rev. Ed.)
      Subtitled "A Child's Introduction to Poetry," this book is an anthology of ...
      Author: Kennedy. X, & Kennedy, D. (Eds.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    My Mama Had a Dancing Heart
      In simple poetic language, a ballet dancer recalls how she and her mother w...
      Author: Gray, Libba Moore GED Descriptors:
    My Ol' Man
      Patricia Polacco once again uses her rich family background to tell the sto...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    Once Upon a Poem: Favorite Poems that Tell Stories
      About a dozen narrative poems are included in this collection. Some will wo...
      Author: Crossley-Holland, Kevin (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Poet Slave of Cuba, The: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano
      This true story of 19th Century Cuban poet Juan Francisco Manzano, who was ...
      Author: Engle, Margarita GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Pond God and Other Stories, The
      This unusual book of one-page pourquoi stories--of how things came to be--f...
      Author: Keyser, Samuel J. GED Descriptors:
    Raising Yoder's Barn
      After a fire destroys Yoder's barn, the Amish community gathers to build a ...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Relatively Speaking
      Centered around a family reunion, a boy speaks about his older brother, his...
      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors:
    Romare Bearden
      This biography of the multi-talented artist Romare Bearden is vibrantly ill...
      Author: Greenberg, Jan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Song of the Water Boatman
      Employing varied poetic forms and beautiful woodcut illustrations, the book...
      Author: Sidman, Joyce GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | science
    Soul Looks Back in Wonder, The
      This lavishly illustrated book is a collection of 13 poems by African Ameri...
      Author: Feelings, Tom GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Stone Bench in an Empty Park
      This is a concise introduction to classic and modern haiku poetry with love...
      Author: Paul B. Janeczko GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Sweet Corn
      The poet writes mostly of summer things and illustrates with black pen and ...
      Author: Stevenson, James GED Descriptors:
    Tai Chi Morning: Snapshots of China
      The travel journal and poems of the author and the travel sketches of the i...
      Author: Grimes, Nikki GED Descriptors:
    Tale of Paradise Lost, The
      An exquisitly illustrated prose retelling of John Milton's famous poem ...
      Author: Willard, Nancy GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Taste of Salt
      This gripping novel tells the story of two teenagers in Haiti, Djo, one of ...
      Author: Temple, Frances GED Descriptors:
    To Go Singing Through the World
      The childhood of one of Chile's most famous poets is told through a juxtapo...
      Author: Ray, Deborah Kogan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Tree Is Older Than You Are, The
      In the introduction to this bilingual anthology of Mexican poems, stories, ...
      Author: Nye, Naomi (comp.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Twilight Comes Twice
      The author describes in poetic prose the transition from dusk to night and ...
      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors:
    Uptown
      Colorful collage and an easy-reading text belie a very sophisticated tour o...
      Author: Collier, Bryan GED Descriptors:
    Wagon, The
      At the time of Emancipation and Lincoln's death, a young boy, born into sla...
      Author: Johnston, Tony GED Descriptors: social studies
    Waiting for the Evening Star
      This beautifully illustrated book is about Berty, a small boy who lives a h...
      Author: Wells, Rosemary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Water Dance
      Told in a first-person poetic narrative with illustrations that elicit emot...
      Author: Locker, Thomas GED Descriptors: science
    Whales, The
      Part poem and part science lesson, this easy-to-read picture book "celebrat...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors: science | language arts - reading
    Winter
      This beautifully illustrated alphabet picture book presents an acrostic poe...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - writing | language arts - reading
    Winter Poems
      This collection features 25 poems about different aspects of winter. Sever...
      Author: Rogasky, Barbara (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Words with Wings
      This riveting collection of paintings, prints, and sculpture by African-Ame...
      Author: Rochelle, Belinda ed. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    World According to Dog, The
      This is a charming collection of the author's poems and short essays about ...
      Author: Sidman, Joyce GED Descriptors:
    A Rose is a Rose
      Define simile, metaphor and personification by identifying examples of figu...
      Author: Judy Franks GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
Literature and Language > figurative language > acrostic
    Autumn
      Autumn, an alphabet book of acrostics with linoleum-cut prints, describes t...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors:
    Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of spring using acrostic poetry and in alphabetical order. Thi...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of spring using acrostic poetry and in alphabetical order. Thi...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Summer: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of summer using acrostic poetry and told in alphabetical order....
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Summer: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of summer using acrostic poetry and told in alphabetical order....
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Winter
      This beautifully illustrated alphabet picture book presents an acrostic poe...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - writing | language arts - reading
Literature and Language > figurative language > allegory
    Dreamer, The
      A tale or allegorical story in which an artist creates the earth, sky, wate...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Old African, The
      a beautifully told and illustrated story that, according to the dust jacket...
      Author: Lester, Julius GED Descriptors: social studies
    Pond God and Other Stories, The
      This unusual book of one-page pourquoi stories--of how things came to be--f...
      Author: Keyser, Samuel J. GED Descriptors:
    Riding the Tiger
      This is an allegory that features a bored, lonely 10-year-old's who is offe...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Secret-Keeper, The
      This is a fairy tale about Kalli, the secret-keeper, who takes others' secr...
      Author: Coombs, Kate GED Descriptors:
    Sir Gawain & the Green Knight
      The author retells this famous tale of one of the knights of King Arthur's ...
      Author: Morpurgo, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > figurative language > flashbacks
    Holes
      This story-within-a-story tells of Stanley Yelnats (and his distant relativ...
      Author: Sachar, Louis GED Descriptors:
    Song of Be
      When Be was a child, she and her mother left their people--the Namibian Bus...
      Author: Beake, Lesley GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > figurative language > imagery
    Big Talk
      Three poems are presented graphically with four color-coded bars to represe...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Black Cat
      A black cat explores an urban neighborhood. The stunning illustrations are...
      Author: Myers, Christopher GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Black Swan White Crow
      The book introduces the reader to Haiku poetry that is accompanied by delic...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patricia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Blacker the Berry, The
      The author explores all the warm colors of skin tones in delicious to the t...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors:
    Blacker the Berry, The
      The author explores all the warm colors of skin tones in delicious to the t...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors:
    Books Speak!: Poems about Books
      A delightful collection of poems about books and the joys of reading. This ...
      Author: Salas, Laura Purdie GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Butter Man, The
      The father of a young child recalls a time of poverty and famine in Morocco...
      Author: Alalou, Elizabeth GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Edna St. Vincent Millay
      This beautifully illustrated collection of poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay...
      Author: Schoonmaker, Frances (ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Flight of the Snow Geese, The
      The 3,000 mile migration of the snow goose from the Artic to New Mexico is ...
      Author: King, Deborah GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Fortune's Bones
      A powerful poem, written in the form of a requiem, recovers the life and re...
      Author: Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    God Went to Beauty School
      An unusually humorous and poignant collection of poems places God in everyd...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Heavenly Village, The
      This is subtitled "A Novel," but it's really more a loosely connected set o...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Home of the Brave
      In a dream-like story and illustrations, Allen Say captures the infamy, dis...
      Author: Say, Allen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Hoop Kings
      A dozen NBA stars provide the focus for these poems. In endnotes, the autho...
      Author: Smith Jr., Charles R. GED Descriptors:
    Hoop Queens
      This is a collection of 12 poems about stars of the WNBA. An afterword expl...
      Author: Smith Jr., Charles R. GED Descriptors:
    Hoops
      The author and illustrator capture the feel and movement of playing basketb...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors:
    In November
      As trees, animals, birds, and insects prepare for winter, people gather in ...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors: science
    In the Shadow of No Towers
      Part personal reaction to 9/11 and part history of newspaper comics, this b...
      Author: Spiegelman, Art GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Knock at a Star (Rev. Ed.)
      Subtitled "A Child's Introduction to Poetry," this book is an anthology of ...
      Author: Kennedy. X, & Kennedy, D. (Eds.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Langston's Train Ride
      This easy-reading picture book focuses on one episode from Langston Hughes'...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Moby-Dick
      Melville's classic tale of Ahab's obsessive hunt for the great white whale ...
      Author: Melville, Herman/Needle, Jan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Once Upon Ice
      The author and 16 other poets respond in a variety of poetic forms to beaut...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus, The
      The story of Peter Mark Roget, creator of Roget's Thesaurus complete with h...
      Author: Bryant, Jen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies | language arts - writing | science
    River of Words, A: The Story of William Carlos Williams
      This relatively easy-reading biography of the American poet and doctor, Wil...
      Author: Bryant, Jen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Shakespeare, His World and His Work
      This book explores the world of William Shakespeare through beautiful illus...
      Author: Rosen, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Song Shoots Out of My Mouth, The
      This is an exciting collection of vibrantly illustrated poetry about music-...
      Author: Adoff, Jaime GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Spring Thaw
      In this deceptively simple and beautifully illustrated book, the sights and...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors:
    Stone Bench in an Empty Park
      This is a concise introduction to classic and modern haiku poetry with love...
      Author: Paul B. Janeczko GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Sweet Corn
      The poet writes mostly of summer things and illustrates with black pen and ...
      Author: Stevenson, James GED Descriptors:
    Twelfth Night
      This is a narrative retelling of Shakespeare's play. Many of the famous lin...
      Author: Shakespeare, William (retold B. Coville) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Way We Work, The
      A beautiful book that illustrates the way the human body works. Text adds d...
      Author: Macaulay, David GED Descriptors: science
Literature and Language > figurative language > metaphor
    Big Jabe
      This tall tale relates how Jabe helped slaves....
      Author: Nolen, Jerdine GED Descriptors:
    Black Cat
      A black cat explores an urban neighborhood. The stunning illustrations are...
      Author: Myers, Christopher GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Black Swan White Crow
      The book introduces the reader to Haiku poetry that is accompanied by delic...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patricia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Blacker the Berry, The
      The author explores all the warm colors of skin tones in delicious to the t...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors:
    Blacker the Berry, The
      The author explores all the warm colors of skin tones in delicious to the t...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors:
    Book
      This very simple and stunningly illustrated poem compares a book to a house...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea
      This well illustrated book of poetry uses the metaphor of nurturing tea for...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Edna St. Vincent Millay
      This beautifully illustrated collection of poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay...
      Author: Schoonmaker, Frances (ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Heart to Heart
      Contemporary poets create poems in response to works of modern American art...
      Author: Greenberg, Jan (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Hoop Kings
      A dozen NBA stars provide the focus for these poems. In endnotes, the autho...
      Author: Smith Jr., Charles R. GED Descriptors:
    Hoops
      The author and illustrator capture the feel and movement of playing basketb...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors:
    I Dream of Trains
      This is the story of an African-American boy who lives in the South before ...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors: social studies
    Josepha
      A boy narrates the story of his friend and protector, the immigrant young m...
      Author: McGugan, Jim GED Descriptors: social studies
    Knock at a Star (Rev. Ed.)
      Subtitled "A Child's Introduction to Poetry," this book is an anthology of ...
      Author: Kennedy. X, & Kennedy, D. (Eds.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Leaving and Other Stories, The
      The nine short stories in this collection all feature young people on the b...
      Author: Wilson, Budge GED Descriptors:
    Mississippi Mud: Three Prairie Journals
      Three pioneer children recount their trip across the prairie in a series of...
      Author: Turner, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    Moby-Dick
      Melville's classic tale of Ahab's obsessive hunt for the great white whale ...
      Author: Melville, Herman/Needle, Jan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    My Ol' Man
      Patricia Polacco once again uses her rich family background to tell the sto...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    My Own True Name
      This partially bilingual collection of uniformly thoughtful and accessible ...
      Author: Mora, Pat GED Descriptors:
    Night Rainbow, The
      Simple poetic verse describes the Aurora borealis or northern lights from t...
      Author: Esbensen, Barbara Juster GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | science
    Now Sheba Sings the Song
      This book consists of one long poem and dozens of sketches of African-Ameri...
      Author: Angelou, Maya GED Descriptors:
    Once Upon Ice
      The author and 16 other poets respond in a variety of poetic forms to beaut...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Rabbits, The
      A myth/allegory about rabbits who take over a country and destroy the envir...
      Author: Marsden, John GED Descriptors:
    Song of the Water Boatman
      Employing varied poetic forms and beautiful woodcut illustrations, the book...
      Author: Sidman, Joyce GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | science
    Song Shoots Out of My Mouth, The
      This is an exciting collection of vibrantly illustrated poetry about music-...
      Author: Adoff, Jaime GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Spring Thaw
      In this deceptively simple and beautifully illustrated book, the sights and...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors:
    Way We Work, The
      A beautiful book that illustrates the way the human body works. Text adds d...
      Author: Macaulay, David GED Descriptors: science
    A Rose is a Rose
      Define simile, metaphor and personification by identifying examples of figu...
      Author: Judy Franks GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
Literature and Language > figurative language > palindromes
    Go Hang a Salami!
      The author has created and illustrated humorous palindromes, or phrases tha...
      Author: Agee, Joh GED Descriptors:
Literature and Language > figurative language > symbolism
    America's White Table
      A simple story about a family's Veterans' Day dinner preparation is used to...
      Author: Raven, Margot GED Descriptors: social studies
    Black Swan White Crow
      The book introduces the reader to Haiku poetry that is accompanied by delic...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patricia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Butterfly, The
      During the Nazi occupation of France, Monique discovers that her mother is ...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Catskill Eagle, A
      The book quotes a few lines from Melville's classic, Moby Dick. T...
      Author: Melville, Herman GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Follow the Drinking Gourd
      Peg Leg Joe travels from plantation to plantation teaching slaves the song ...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: social studies
    Fortune's Bones
      A powerful poem, written in the form of a requiem, recovers the life and re...
      Author: Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Freedom's Fruit
      Mama Marina, a conjure woman in the Low Country of the Carolinas in the tim...
      Author: Hooks, William GED Descriptors:
    Give Me A Sign
      This colorfully illustrated book explores the universality of the language ...
      Author: Samoyault, Tiphaine GED Descriptors: social studies
    Home of the Brave
      In a dream-like story and illustrations, Allen Say captures the infamy, dis...
      Author: Say, Allen GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Dream of Trains
      This is the story of an African-American boy who lives in the South before ...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors: social studies
    Knock at a Star (Rev. Ed.)
      Subtitled "A Child's Introduction to Poetry," this book is an anthology of ...
      Author: Kennedy. X, & Kennedy, D. (Eds.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Langston's Train Ride
      This easy-reading picture book focuses on one episode from Langston Hughes'...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Last Giants, The
      During the days of sailing ships a European gentleman buys a mysterious too...
      Author: Place, Francois GED Descriptors: social studies
    Musicians of the Sun
      This beautifully illustrated book of an Aztec myth of the beginning of the ...
      Author: McDermott, Gerald GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Mysterious Thelonious
      Chris Raschka has blended musical notes with glorious color to make the rea...
      Author: Raschka, Chris GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    One Yellow Daffodil: A Hanukkah Story
      Morris Kaplan, a Holocaust survivor, owns a flower shop that two children v...
      Author: Adler, David GED Descriptors: social studies
    Pledge of Allegiance, The
      This book illustrates the phrases in the Pledge of Allegiance with photogra...
      Author: No author cited GED Descriptors: social studies
    Riding the Tiger
      This is an allegory that features a bored, lonely 10-year-old's who is offe...
      Author: Bunting, Eve GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Secret-Keeper, The
      This is a fairy tale about Kalli, the secret-keeper, who takes others' secr...
      Author: Coombs, Kate GED Descriptors:
    This Land is My Land
      By telling his own story in words and in art, Littlefield describes what it...
      Author: Littlechild, George GED Descriptors:
    Through the Mickle Woods
      The king is grieving for his dead wife, but with the help of a wise bear an...
      Author: Gregory, Valiska GED Descriptors:
    Tin Forest, The
      An old man living in a wasteland of scrap metal dreams of a green forest fu...
      Author: Ward, Helen GED Descriptors:
    Veil of Snows, The
      In the absence of her husband who has not returned from battle, the queen p...
      Author: Helprin, Mark GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Wagon, The
      At the time of Emancipation and Lincoln's death, a young boy, born into sla...
      Author: Johnston, Tony GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > hieroglyphics
    Secrets of the Sphinx
      Beautiful illustrations and extensive supplementary material accompany this...
      Author: Giblin, James Cross GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > language
    Baboon King, The
      Set in Africa, this powerful book explores the themes of the importance of ...
      Author: Quintana, Anton GED Descriptors:
    Birds on a Wire
      Renga poem (meaning linked verse in which one poet writes a verse and the o...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick & Paul Janeczko GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Hero Beowulf, The
      This prose retelling of the first part of the earliest poem in English (Ang...
      Author: Kimmel, Eric A. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Jabberwocky
      With his wonderfully bright, energetic illustrations, Myers gives an Mezo-A...
      Author: Carroll, Lewis GED Descriptors: literature and arts
    Miss Spitfire
      Using real letters and records, the author vividly imagines the early days ...
      Author: Miller, Sarah GED Descriptors:
    Miss Spitfire
      Using real letters and records, the author vividly imagines the early days ...
      Author: Miller, Sarah GED Descriptors:
    Moses
      The author's note describes this book on Harriet Tubman as a "fictionalized...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole GED Descriptors: social studies
    Quest for the Tree Kangaroo
      Subtitled "An Expedition to the Cloud Forest of New Guinea," this is the st...
      Author: Montgomery, Sy GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus, The
      The story of Peter Mark Roget, creator of Roget's Thesaurus complete with h...
      Author: Bryant, Jen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies | language arts - writing | science
    Walt Whitman: Words for America
      This biography of Walt Whitman extends our knowledge of the poet, both in h...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    CALL - Computer Assisted Language Learning
      This site features Internet links for teaching and learning English on the ...
      Author: Richard Chantrill, P... GED Descriptors:
Literature and Language > language > semiotics
    Give Me A Sign
      This colorfully illustrated book explores the universality of the language ...
      Author: Samoyault, Tiphaine GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > letters
    Coming On Home Soon
      A kitten comforts a young African American girl as she and her grandmother ...
      Author: Woodson, Jaqueline GED Descriptors:
    Love You, Soldier
      This touching story about the effects of WW II on one family is told throug...
      Author: Hest, Amy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot
      During the occupation of Germany after WW II, a young girl writes a letter ...
      Author: Raven, Margot GED Descriptors:
    Wright Sister, The,
      Often portrayed through letters, this biography, of Katherine Wright, the ...
      Author: Maurer, Richard GED Descriptors: social studies
    Addressing a Personal-Size Envelope
      Students will properly address a personal-size envelope....
      Author: Alice Davis GED Descriptors: language arts - writing
    Folding and Inserting Letters into Small Envelopes
      Students will read and follow directions in order to properly fold and inse...
      Author: Alice Davis GED Descriptors: language arts - writing
    Letter Writing Basics
      Learners will write a business letter addressing one area of concern....
      Author: Jackie Hamlett GED Descriptors: Language Arts Writing
    Preparing A Personal Letter
      Students will identify the parts and format of a personal (friendly) letter...
      Author: Alice Davis GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > literature
Literature and Language > literature > American literature
    American Boy: The Adventures of Mark Twain
      This biography of Sam Clemens focuses primarily on his childhood. Readers w...
      Author: Brown, Don GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Birches
      On each page Ed Young illustrates trees and forests and the countryside, in...
      Author: Frost, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Cycle of the Werewolf
      Short mystery/horror story depicting the sequence of events as a werewolf t...
      Author: King, Stephen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Emily
      This book tells the story of a young girl's encounter with the reclusive po...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Emily Dickinson's Letters to the World
      This introduction to Emily Dickinson's best-known poems also contains biogr...
      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Great Stone Face, The
      The author retells a famous Hawthorne story about how a New England village...
      Author: Schmidt, Gary/Hawthorne Nathaniel GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Henry David's House
      These seamlessly woven excerpts from Thoreau's Walden and the beau...
      Author: Schnur, Steven (ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Into the Deep Forest: With Henry David Thoreau
      Thoreau's journal entries have been placed into a broader context and are a...
      Author: Murphy, Jim GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Paul Revere's Ride
      Longfellow's famous poem tells the story of Revere's call to arms to his co...
      Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth GED Descriptors: social studies
    Shimmy, Shimmy, Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
      Noted author Nikki Giovanni has selected and comments on poems by some of t...
      Author: Giovanni, Nikki GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Song of Hiawatha, The
      Excerpts from the long poem have been selected to tell the story of Hiawath...
      Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Words with Wings
      This riveting collection of paintings, prints, and sculpture by African-Ame...
      Author: Rochelle, Belinda ed. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > literature > classics
    Androcles and the Lion
      This book retells the fable of Androcles, a runaway Roman slave, who befrie...
      Author: Nolan, Dennis GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Appointment
      This lavishly illustrated book is a distillation of the classic Somerset Ma...
      Author: Maugham, Somerset GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Catskill Eagle, A
      The book quotes a few lines from Melville's classic, Moby Dick. T...
      Author: Melville, Herman GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Hero and the Minotaur, The
      This retelling of the Greek hero Theseus' journey to the island of Crete to...
      Author: Byrd, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Hero Beowulf, The
      This prose retelling of the first part of the earliest poem in English (Ang...
      Author: Kimmel, Eric A. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Moby-Dick
      Melville's classic tale of Ahab's obsessive hunt for the great white whale ...
      Author: Melville, Herman/Needle, Jan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Great Books Online - Bartleby
      This site provides limitless links to literary works online. It includes: R...
      Author: Bartleby... GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > literature > classics > Iliad, The
    Black Ships Before Troy
      This beautifully illustrated book retells Homer's epic poem The Iliad
      Author: Sutcliff, Rosemary GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Dateline: Troy
      A compelling retelling of the Trojan War story is juxtaposed with newspaper...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > literature > Moby Dick
    Black Hands, White Sails
      This book is mostly about the Atlantic whaling industry and the contributio...
      Author: McKissack, Patricia, & McKissack, Frederick GED Descriptors: social studies | science
    Catskill Eagle, A
      The book quotes a few lines from Melville's classic, Moby Dick. T...
      Author: Melville, Herman GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Moby-Dick
      Melville's classic tale of Ahab's obsessive hunt for the great white whale ...
      Author: Melville, Herman/Needle, Jan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > literature > theater
    All Around Town
      Columbia, South Carolina of the 1920's and 1930's is chronicled by photogra...
      Author: Johnson, Dinah GED Descriptors:
    Children of the Dust Bowl
      The book recounts the migration of the "Okies" during the Great Depression ...
      Author: Stanley, Jerry GED Descriptors: social studies
    Dear Mr. Rosenwald
      This is a fictionalized story of one community's efforts to build a school ...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston GED Descriptors: social studies
    Kamishibai Man
      The award-winning author/illustrator introduces the reader to the street st...
      Author: Say, Allen GED Descriptors:
    Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story
      Faced with discrimination for being Korean-American in the 1930s did not de...
      Author: Yoo, Paula GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds: The Sammy Lee Story
      Faced with discrimination for being Korean-American in the 1930s did not de...
      Author: Yoo, Paula GED Descriptors: social studies
    Sky Pioneer
      This biography of American aviatrix Amelia Earhart traces her interest in a...
      Author: Szabo, Corinne GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > literature > world
Literature and Language > literature > world > Arabian Nights
    shadow spinner
      1...
      Author: fletcher, susan GED Descriptors: literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts | literature and arts
Literature and Language > lyrics
    Auld Lang Syne
      Told from first person perspective, this life story of Robert Burns from ch...
      Author: Findon, Joanne GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Blues Journey
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      The reader learns about the writing and production of Shakespeare's play
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      Author: Price, Leontyne GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      Author: Nolan, Dennis GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Atalanta's Race, A Greek Myth
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      Author: Climo, Shirley GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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      This beautifully illustrated book retells Homer's epic poem The Iliad
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      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
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    John Henry
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    Last Giants, The
      During the days of sailing ships a European gentleman buys a mysterious too...
      Author: Place, Francois GED Descriptors: social studies
    Lugalbanda
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      Author: Pinkney, Jerry GED Descriptors:
    Pond God and Other Stories, The
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      Author: Marsden, John GED Descriptors:
    Sacred Places
      This collection of 12 poems and accompanying paintings celebrates 12 holy a...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Secret-Keeper, The
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      Author: Coombs, Kate GED Descriptors:
    Sir Gawain & the Green Knight
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      Author: Morpurgo, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Swan Lake
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      Author: Helprin, Mark GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Timelines Flight: Fliers and Flying Machines
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      Author: Jefferis, David GED Descriptors: science
    Unexplained
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      Author: Allen, Judy GED Descriptors: social studies
    The Encyclopedia of Mythology
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      Author: McLean, Mollie & Wiseman, Anne GED Descriptors: literature and arts
    Cupid and Psyche
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      Author: Craft, M. Charlotte GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Hero and the Minotaur, The
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      Author: Byrd, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Persephone and the Pomegranate
      The Persephone myth explains the seasons. The daughter is kidnapped by the...
      Author: Waldherr, Kris GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    The Encyclopedia of Mythology
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Literature and Language > play
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    Shakespeare, His World and His Work
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      Author: Rosen, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Twelfth Night
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      Author: Shakespeare, William (retold B. Coville) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    William Shakespeare and the Globe
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      Author: Aliki GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
Literature and Language > poetry
    All the Colors of the Race
      A collection of poems celebrating the family and minority heritages. The po...
      Author: Adoff, Arnold GED Descriptors:
    At the End of Words: A Daughter's Memoir
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      Author: Stone, Miriam GED Descriptors:
    Auld Lang Syne
      Told from first person perspective, this life story of Robert Burns from ch...
      Author: Findon, Joanne GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Autumn
      Autumn, an alphabet book of acrostics with linoleum-cut prints, describes t...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors:
    Bearing Witness
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      Author: Rochman, Hazel & McCampbell, Darlene (Eds.) GED Descriptors: social studies
    Big Talk
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      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Birches
      On each page Ed Young illustrates trees and forests and the countryside, in...
      Author: Frost, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Birds on a Wire
      Renga poem (meaning linked verse in which one poet writes a verse and the o...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick & Paul Janeczko GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Black Swan White Crow
      The book introduces the reader to Haiku poetry that is accompanied by delic...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patricia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Block, The
      This collection of Langston Hughes poems is complemented by the illustratio...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Book
      This very simple and stunningly illustrated poem compares a book to a house...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Books Speak!: Poems about Books
      A delightful collection of poems about books and the joys of reading. This ...
      Author: Salas, Laura Purdie GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Brown Angels: An Album of Picture and Verse
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      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea
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      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Buried Alive
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      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Caribbean Dozen: Poems from Caribbean Poets, A
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      Author: Agard, John & Nichols, Grace GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Carolina Shout
      A young girl wanders the streets of Charleston from sun up to sun set captu...
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    Casey at the Bat
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      Author: Bing, Christopher GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Celebrate America in Poetry and Art
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    Chess Rumble
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      Author: Shange, Ntozake GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave
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      Author: Hill, Laban Carrick GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing | social studies
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      Author: Christensen, Bonnie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist
      In descriptive, poetic, rhythmic (8 count meter per line as the rhythm of m...
      Author: Christensen, Bonnie GED Descriptors: social studies
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    E. E. Cummings
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    Edna St. Vincent Millay
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    ellington was not a street
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      Author: Shange, Ntozake GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Emily Dickinson's Letters to the World
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      Author: Winter, Jeanette GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Followers of the North Star
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      Author: Altman, Susan & Lechner, Susan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Fortune's Bones
      A powerful poem, written in the form of a requiem, recovers the life and re...
      Author: Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Glorious Angels
      The author has collected photographs of children and families from around t...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    God Went to Beauty School
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      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!
      This Newberry Award winner gives voice to residents of a medieval English v...
      Author: Schlitz, Laura Amy GED Descriptors: social studies
    Gwendolyn Brooks
      This biography describes the influences and hardships of the early years an...
      Author: Hill, Christine M. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies | language arts - writing
    Hand in Hand
      The collection of poems is organized by American historical themes rather t...
      Author: Hopkins, Lee (Ed.) GED Descriptors:
    Harriet and the Promised Land
      The text, consisting of a single rhyming poem, is an accompaniment to Lawre...
      Author: Lawrence, Jacob GED Descriptors: social studies
    Heart to Heart
      Contemporary poets create poems in response to works of modern American art...
      Author: Greenberg, Jan (Ed.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Home
      Beautifully illustrated by Thomas Locker, the book contains poems and prose...
      Author: Locker, Thomas & Christiansen, Candice GED Descriptors:
    Hoop Kings
      A dozen NBA stars provide the focus for these poems. In endnotes, the autho...
      Author: Smith Jr., Charles R. GED Descriptors:
    Hoop Queens
      This is a collection of 12 poems about stars of the WNBA. An afterword expl...
      Author: Smith Jr., Charles R. GED Descriptors:
    Hoops
      The author and illustrator capture the feel and movement of playing basketb...
      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors:
    How I Discovered Poetry
      Marilyn Nelson describes her childhood in America in the 1950s, as the daug...
      Author: Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies | language arts - writing
    I Have Heard of a Land
      A hardworking African American woman stakes a homestead claim in the Oklaho...
      Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Live in Music
      Each line of Shange's poem is placed with one of Romare Bearden's paintings...
      Author: Shange, Ntozake GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    I Never Saw Another Butterfly
      This book consists of poems and drawings done by children living in the Ter...
      Author: Volavkova, Hana (Ed.) GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Saw Your Face
      Sketches from Tom Feelings's sketch book are used to frame a simple yet pow...
      Author: Dawes, Kwame GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing
    I See the Rhythm
      The author and illustrator use different type faces, colors, a timeline, an...
      Author: Igus, Toyomi GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    I, Too, Sing America
      This is a collection of poetry, arranged chronologically, by African-Americ...
      Author: Clinton, Catherine (comp.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    If: A Fathers Advice to His Son
      Sports themed photographs accompany Kiplings poem about the qualities that ...
      Author: Kipling, Rudyard GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    In Flanders Field
      Fascinating information about Word War I is interwoven with the poem "In Fl...
      Author: Granfield, Luida GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Jabberwocky
      With his wonderfully bright, energetic illustrations, Myers gives an Mezo-A...
      Author: Carroll, Lewis GED Descriptors: literature and arts
    Jazz ABZ
      Each letter of the alphabet introduces a famous jazz musician in a differen...
      Author: Marsalis, Wynton GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices
      These poems that celebrate the insect world were written to be read aloud b...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Keep on Singing
      The story of the life of the singer Marian Anderson is told in ballad form....
      Author: Livingston, Myra Cohn GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Knock at a Star (Rev. Ed.)
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      Author: Kennedy. X, & Kennedy, D. (Eds.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Knoxville, Tennessee
      This brief and beautifully illustrated poem celebrates a young child's summ...
      Author: Giovanni, Nikki GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Langston Hughes: American Poet
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    Langston's Train Ride
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      Author: Burleigh, Robert GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Library for Juana, A
      This beautifully illustrated imaginative biography (little is known) focuse...
      Author: Mora, Pat GED Descriptors: social studies
    Life Doesn't Frighten Me
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      Author: Angelou, Maya GED Descriptors:
    Locomotion
      Lonnie, a.k.a. Locomotion, is encouraged by his teacher Ms. Marcus to write...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors:
    Miss Crandall's School
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      Author: Alexander, Elizabeth & Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Mississippi Mud: Three Prairie Journals
      Three pioneer children recount their trip across the prairie in a series of...
      Author: Turner, Ann GED Descriptors: social studies
    More Spice Than Sugar: Poems about Feisty Females
      All the poems in this collection are about women and girls, some famous and...
      Author: Morrison, Lillian (comp.) GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    My Own True Name
      This partially bilingual collection of uniformly thoughtful and accessible ...
      Author: Mora, Pat GED Descriptors:
    My People
      Beautiful sepia-tone photographs illustrate Langston Hughes' poem "My Peopl...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing | social studies
    Navajo: Visions and Voices Across the Mesa
      Shonto Begay's artwork has been celebrated throughout the southwestern U.S....
      Author: Begay, Shonto GED Descriptors:
    Negro Speaks of Rivers, The
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      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Negro Speaks of Rivers, The
      E.B.Lewis depicts Langston Hughes' poem through beautful watercolor illustr...
      Author: Hughes, Langston GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Now Sheba Sings the Song
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    O Jerusalem
      This book is a tribute to Jerusalem in honor of its 3000th year. Each poem...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors:
    On the Wings of Peace
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      Author: Hamanaka, Sheila (comp.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Once Upon a Poem: Favorite Poems that Tell Stories
      About a dozen narrative poems are included in this collection. Some will wo...
      Author: Crossley-Holland, Kevin (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Once Upon Ice
      The author and 16 other poets respond in a variety of poetic forms to beaut...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Other Side, The
      Spurred by a letter from her grandmother saying that "they're pulling Short...
      Author: Johnson, Angela GED Descriptors:
    Out of the Dust
      Set in Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl years of the Depression, this powerful...
      Author: Hesse, Karen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Paul Revere's Ride
      Longfellow's famous poem tells the story of Revere's call to arms to his co...
      Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth GED Descriptors: social studies
    Peace, Locomotion
      This book is a collection of the letters and poems Lonnie, hero of the book...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors: language arts - writing
    Peace, Locomotion
      This book is a collection of the letters and poems Lonnie, hero of the book...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors: language arts - writing
    Poem of Her Own, A
      A chronological collection of poems written by 25 American women poets from...
      Author: Clinton, Catherine, ed. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Poet Slave of Cuba, The: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano
      This true story of 19th Century Cuban poet Juan Francisco Manzano, who was ...
      Author: Engle, Margarita GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Poetry for Young People: Edna St. Vincent Millay
      Beautifully illustrated collection of Edna St. Vincent Millay's poetry. Th...
      Author: Francis Schoonmaker GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Relatively Speaking
      Centered around a family reunion, a boy speaks about his older brother, his...
      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors:
    Remember the Bridge
      Illustrated by prints and black-and-white photographs and bracketed by two ...
      Author: Weatherford, Carole GED Descriptors: social studies
    Roots and Blues
      Adoff uses a shaped speech style to create images of the birth of jazz and ...
      Author: Adoff, Arnold GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Sacred Places
      This collection of 12 poems and accompanying paintings celebrates 12 holy a...
      Author: Yolen, Jane GED Descriptors: social studies
    Science Verse
      Repeating the success of Math Curse, the author and illustrator de...
      Author: Scieszka, John GED Descriptors: science
    Shaker Hearts
      A series of poems--Shaker mottos--are accompanied by lovely paintings by We...
      Author: Turner, Ann GED Descriptors:
    Shimmy, Shimmy, Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
      Noted author Nikki Giovanni has selected and comments on poems by some of t...
      Author: Giovanni, Nikki GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    Snow Toward Evening
      In this book 13 poets and the landscape painter Thomas Locker combine to in...
      Author: Frank, Josette (Editor) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Something Permanent
      Walker Evans' photographs of southern United States during the Depression y...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Song of Hiawatha, The
      Excerpts from the long poem have been selected to tell the story of Hiawath...
      Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Song of the Water Boatman
      Employing varied poetic forms and beautiful woodcut illustrations, the book...
      Author: Sidman, Joyce GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | science
    Song Shoots Out of My Mouth, The
      This is an exciting collection of vibrantly illustrated poetry about music-...
      Author: Adoff, Jaime GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Soul Looks Back in Wonder, The
      This lavishly illustrated book is a collection of 13 poems by African Ameri...
      Author: Feelings, Tom GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Spirit Walker
      This stunningly illustrated book of poetry celebrates a physical relationsh...
      Author: Wood, Nancy GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Spring Thaw
      In this deceptively simple and beautifully illustrated book, the sights and...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors:
    Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of spring using acrostic poetry and in alphabetical order. Thi...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Spring: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of spring using acrostic poetry and in alphabetical order. Thi...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Star Walk
      Simon explains in the introduction that the excerpts of famous poems select...
      Author: Simon, Seymour GED Descriptors: science
    Stone Bench in an Empty Park
      This is a concise introduction to classic and modern haiku poetry with love...
      Author: Paul B. Janeczko GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Summer: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of summer using acrostic poetry and told in alphabetical order....
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Summer: An Alphabet Acrostic
      Description of summer using acrostic poetry and told in alphabetical order....
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Swan Song
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      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors: science
    Sweet Corn
      The poet writes mostly of summer things and illustrates with black pen and ...
      Author: Stevenson, James GED Descriptors:
    Sweethearts of Rhythm: The story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world
      The 16-member, all-woman, racially diverse swing band The International Swe...
      Author: Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Tai Chi Morning: Snapshots of China
      The travel journal and poems of the author and the travel sketches of the i...
      Author: Grimes, Nikki GED Descriptors:
    This Is the Dream
      Accessible poetry and vivid illustrations portray the dreams and accomplish...
      Author: Shore, Diane & Alexander, Jessica GED Descriptors: social studies
    To Go Singing Through the World
      The childhood of one of Chile's most famous poets is told through a juxtapo...
      Author: Ray, Deborah Kogan GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Tree Is Older Than You Are, The
      In the introduction to this bilingual anthology of Mexican poems, stories, ...
      Author: Nye, Naomi (comp.) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Twilight Comes Twice
      The author describes in poetic prose the transition from dusk to night and ...
      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors:
    Vherses: A Celebration of Outstanding Women
      Beautiful woodcuts and brief biographical paragraphs accompany poems about ...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors: social studies
    Voice of Her Own, A
      This biography of Phillis Wheatley, a American Revolution era slave who bec...
      Author: Lasky, Kathryn GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - writing
    Voices from the Fields
      Photographs, poems, and interviews capture glimpses of life for today's mig...
      Author: Atkin, S. Beth GED Descriptors: social studies
    Walt Whitman: Words for America
      This biography of Walt Whitman extends our knowledge of the poet, both in h...
      Author: Kerley, Barbara GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    War and the Pity of War
      This large collection of powerful poems and very moving illustrations on wa...
      Author: Philip, Neil GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Water Dance
      Told in a first-person poetic narrative with illustrations that elicit emot...
      Author: Locker, Thomas GED Descriptors: science
    Way a Door Closes, The
      Told in a poetry format, a teenage boy describes his reaction to his father...
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    Way to Start the Day, The
      This is a hard book to categorize. The simple text is written like blank ve...
      Author: Baylor, Bryd GED Descriptors: social studies
    Welcome to the World
      This poetry book also includes stunning photos from all over the world, fro...
      Author: Siegen-Smith, Nikki (compiled by) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Whales, The
      Part poem and part science lesson, this easy-to-read picture book "celebrat...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors: science | language arts - reading
    When Thunder Comes: Poems for Civil Rights Leaders
      This book features 17 figures who fought against injustice and oppression a...
      Author: Lewis, J. Patrick GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies | language arts - writing
    Where the Buffalo Roam
      An expanded version of the words to the song "Home on the Range" and waterc...
      Author: Geis, Jacqueline GED Descriptors:
    Why War Is Never A Good Idea
      This beautifully illustrated poetic essay uses images of water and earth to...
      Author: Walker, Alice GED Descriptors: social studies
    Winter
      This beautifully illustrated alphabet picture book presents an acrostic poe...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors: language arts - writing | language arts - reading
    Winter Poems
      This collection features 25 poems about different aspects of winter. Sever...
      Author: Rogasky, Barbara (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Words with Wings
      This riveting collection of paintings, prints, and sculpture by African-Ame...
      Author: Rochelle, Belinda ed. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Work Song
      Oil illustrations and simple rhyming text depict people doing all kinds of ...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors: social studies
    World According to Dog, The
      This is a charming collection of the author's poems and short essays about ...
      Author: Sidman, Joyce GED Descriptors:
    Wreath for Emmett Till, A
      Told in a poetic form known as heroic crown sonnets, the thoughtfully illus...
      Author: Nelson, Marilyn GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    A Rose is a Rose
      Define simile, metaphor and personification by identifying examples of figu...
      Author: Judy Franks GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
    Introducing Poetry
      Students will recognize that poetry is all around them, will gain a better ...
      Author: Dianna Baycich GED Descriptors: Language Arts Writing
    MTVs Poetry
      Students will use several strategies to analyze mood, tone, speaker, and vo...
      Author: Candy Bettinger GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
    Patterns in Poetry: Images
      Students will recognize the use of images, metaphors, and symbols in poetry...
      Author: Connie Sapin GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
    Patterns in Poetry: Rhythm
      Students will recognize the link between music and poetry, repeating patter...
      Author: Connie Sapin GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
    Patterns in Poetry: Sounds
      Students will practice listening for sounds (phonemic awareness), play with...
      Author: Connie Sapin GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
    Paul Revere's Ride
      Students will recount the circumstances prior to, during and after Paul Rev...
      Author: Mike Smith GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading | Social Studies
    Poetry as Oral Performance
      Students will consider poetry text elements and analyze oral expressions in...
      Author: Judy Franks GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
    The Tell-Tale Heart
      Students listen and critically read fictional prose to answer prediction qu...
      Author: Candy Bettinger GED Descriptors: Language Arts Reading
Literature and Language > porquoi stories
    Dragon New Year, The
      A beautifully illustrated, imaginative tale about why the Chinese celebrate...
      Author: Bouchard, David GED Descriptors:
    Great Race, The
      A grandmother helps her granddaughter arrange paper cutouts of the Chinese ...
      Author: Bouchard, David GED Descriptors:
    Pond God and Other Stories, The
      This unusual book of one-page pourquoi stories--of how things came to be--f...
      Author: Keyser, Samuel J. GED Descriptors:
Literature and Language > rhythm
    Autumn
      Autumn, an alphabet book of acrostics with linoleum-cut prints, describes t...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors:
    Big Talk
      Three poems are presented graphically with four color-coded bars to represe...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist
      In descriptive, poetic, rhythmic (8 count meter per line as the rhythm of m...
      Author: Christensen, Bonnie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist
      In descriptive, poetic, rhythmic (8 count meter per line as the rhythm of m...
      Author: Christensen, Bonnie GED Descriptors: social studies
    Here in Harlem
      Walter Dean Myers recreates the Harlem of his youth in poetry and populates...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors:
    Jazz ABZ
      Each letter of the alphabet introduces a famous jazz musician in a differen...
      Author: Marsalis, Wynton GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Relatively Speaking
      Centered around a family reunion, a boy speaks about his older brother, his...
      Author: Fletcher, Ralph GED Descriptors:
    Song Shoots Out of My Mouth, The
      This is an exciting collection of vibrantly illustrated poetry about music-...
      Author: Adoff, Jaime GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    This Jazzman
      Using vibrant colors, typeface, and onomatopoetic words, the author and ill...
      Author: Ehrhardt, Karen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Tour America
      The poet chooses to write about 26 favorite locations in the United States,...
      Author: Siebert, Diane GED Descriptors:
    Patterns in Poetry: Rhythm
      Students will recognize the link between music and poetry, repeating patter...
      Author: Connie Sapin GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
    Poetry as Oral Performance
      Students will consider poetry text elements and analyze oral expressions in...
      Author: Judy Franks GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
Literature and Language > sayings
    Lost: A Story in String
      Using string figures, a grandmother tells a story of the uses of imaginatio...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Signers, The
      A companion to The Founders, this book tells short 2-3 page storie...
      Author: Fradin, Dennis GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > shouts
    Carolina Shout
      A young girl wanders the streets of Charleston from sun up to sun set captu...
      Author: Schroeder, Alan GED Descriptors:
Literature and Language > sign language
    Miss Spitfire
      Using real letters and records, the author vividly imagines the early days ...
      Author: Miller, Sarah GED Descriptors:
    Miss Spitfire
      Using real letters and records, the author vividly imagines the early days ...
      Author: Miller, Sarah GED Descriptors:
Literature and Language > speeches
    Change Has Come
      Pencil drawings accompany excerpts from several of Barack Obama's speeches....
      Author: Obama, Barack GED Descriptors: social studies
    Change Has Come
      Pencil drawings accompany excerpts from several of Barack Obama's speeches....
      Author: Obama, Barack GED Descriptors: social studies
    Civil War
      Illustrations include photographs, posters, and paintings from the archives...
      Author: Sandler, Martin GED Descriptors: social studies
    Gettysburg Address, The
      The book uses Lincoln's actual words, which he spoke when consecrating the ...
      Author: Lincoln, Abraham GED Descriptors: social studies
    I Have a Dream
      The text of the "I Have a Dream" speech is accompanied by illustrations fro...
      Author: King, Dr. Martin Luter, Jr. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Martin's Big Words
      Brief and easy-to-read biographical statements are accompanied by MLK's wor...
      Author: Rappaport, Doreen GED Descriptors: social studies
Literature and Language > storytelling
    47
      In this part fictional slave narrative and part science fiction story, 47, ...
      Author: Mosley, Walter GED Descriptors: social studies
    Adventures of the Greek Heroes
      The simple vocabulary and simple sentence structure of this retelling of se...
      Author: McLean, Mollie & Wiseman, Anne GED Descriptors: literature and arts
    Androcles and the Lion
      This book retells the fable of Androcles, a runaway Roman slave, who befrie...
      Author: Nolan, Dennis GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Anno's Magic Seeds
      A wizard gives Jack magic seeds, which he cultivates, and he reaps ever inc...
      Author: Anno, Mitsumasa GED Descriptors: math
    Bearskin
      A bear with magical powers raises a foundling who grows up to marry a princ...
      Author: Pyle, Howard GED Descriptors:
    Before I Was Your Mother
      A mother tells her daughter stories about herself before she became a mothe...
      Author: Lasky, Kathryn GED Descriptors:
    Big Jabe
      This tall tale relates how Jabe helped slaves....
      Author: Nolen, Jerdine GED Descriptors:
    Big Mama Makes the World
      A simple text and colorful illustrations retell the creation story with a m...
      Author: Root, Phyllis GED Descriptors:
    Big Talk
      Three poems are presented graphically with four color-coded bars to represe...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Blues Singers, The
      The author tells his granddaughter about the origin of blues in America thr...
      Author: Lester, Julius GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Butter Man, The
      The father of a young child recalls a time of poverty and famine in Morocco...
      Author: Alalou, Elizabeth GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Christmas Tapestry
      While seeking to renovate their church, a minister and his son help reunite...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors:
    Cloudmakers, The
      In A.D. 751 during a time of war, a Chinese grandfather and grandson have 7...
      Author: Rumford, James GED Descriptors: social studies
    Code Talkers
      After attending a white boarding school where his Navajo language and cultu...
      Author: Bruchac, Joseph GED Descriptors: social studies
    Coyote Makes Man
      In this Native American creation myth, when coyote calls all the animals to...
      Author: Sage, James GED Descriptors:
    Dragon New Year, The
      A beautifully illustrated, imaginative tale about why the Chinese celebrate...
      Author: Bouchard, David GED Descriptors:
    From Miss Ida's Porch
      People from the street gather on Miss Ida's porch to hear stories, especial...
      Author: Belton, Sandra GED Descriptors: social studies
    Gifts from the Sea
      The lives of a lighthousekeeper and his daughter are changed by the discove...
      Author: Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie GED Descriptors:
    Golem
      Illustrated with beautiful cut-paper collages, the author/illustrator retel...
      Author: Wisniewski, David GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Great Race, The
      A grandmother helps her granddaughter arrange paper cutouts of the Chinese ...
      Author: Bouchard, David GED Descriptors:
    Great Stone Face, The
      The author retells a famous Hawthorne story about how a New England village...
      Author: Schmidt, Gary/Hawthorne Nathaniel GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Growing Up in Coal Country
      Based on primary documents and oral histories, this book tells the stories ...
      Author: Bartoletti, Susan GED Descriptors: social studies
    Hero Beowulf, The
      This prose retelling of the first part of the earliest poem in English (Ang...
      Author: Kimmel, Eric A. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Hired Hand, The
      When Old Sam hires a new hand to work at the sawmill, the hired hand teache...
      Author: San Souci, R. GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Last Leaf First Snowflake to Fall
      Part creation myth, part father/son initiation story, the book beautifully ...
      Author: Yerxa, Leo GED Descriptors: science
    Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The
      This book is a wonderfully retold version of the classic story by Washingto...
      Author: Irving, Washington GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Lost: A Story in String
      Using string figures, a grandmother tells a story of the uses of imaginatio...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors:
    Lugalbanda
      This retelling of the oldest recorded story ever found from Sumer (now Iraq...
      Author: Henderson, Kathy GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Morning Milking
      Although one OLRC reviewer was concerned that urban readers might not recog...
      Author: Morris, Linda Lowe GED Descriptors:
    My Great Aunt Arizona
      Based on the author's great aunt, Arizona was born in a log cabin. All her...
      Author: Houston, Gloria GED Descriptors: social studies
    Noah's Ark
      Well-known author-illustrator Jerry Pinkney retells the story of Noah and t...
      Author: Pinkney, Jerry GED Descriptors:
    Once Upon a Poem: Favorite Poems that Tell Stories
      About a dozen narrative poems are included in this collection. Some will wo...
      Author: Crossley-Holland, Kevin (compiler) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    People Could Fly, The
      These collected folk tales that were told by slaves fall into four categori...
      Author: Hamilton, Virginia GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Pink and Say
      This long picture book tells the story of Pinkus Aylee, an African-American...
      Author: Polacco, Patricia GED Descriptors: social studies
    Pond God and Other Stories, The
      This unusual book of one-page pourquoi stories--of how things came to be--f...
      Author: Keyser, Samuel J. GED Descriptors:
    Rabbit, the Fox, and the Wolf, The
      The three creatures of the title confront each other in this wordless book ...
      Author: Sara GED Descriptors:
    Roots and Blues
      Adoff uses a shaped speech style to create images of the birth of jazz and ...
      Author: Adoff, Arnold GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    School for Pompey Walker, A
      At the dedication of a school named for him, Pompey Walker tells how he and...
      Author: Rosen, Michael J. GED Descriptors: social studies
    Show Way
      Simple text and stunning illustrations tell the intergenerational story of ...
      Author: Woodson, Jacqueline GED Descriptors: social studies
    Silver Packages
      A man returns to his childhood home in Appalachia to thank the benefactor o...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    Stitching Stars: The Story Quilts of Harriet Powers
      The book recounts both the story of Harriet Powers during the century of th...
      Author: Lyons, Mary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Story of the Three Kingdoms, The
      This colorfully illustrated fable celebrates the gift of storytelling....
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors:
    Swan Lake
      An expanded retelling of the story of Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake.The au...
      Author: Helprin, Mark GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Taste of Salt
      This gripping novel tells the story of two teenagers in Haiti, Djo, one of ...
      Author: Temple, Frances GED Descriptors:
    Time to Love, A
      Beautifully illustrated and ably introduced by sons of the author, this boo...
      Author: Myers, Walter Dean GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Veil of Snows, The
      In the absence of her husband who has not returned from battle, the queen p...
      Author: Helprin, Mark GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Walking the Choctaw Road
      A collection of twelve stories from the Mississippi and Oklahoma branches o...
      Author: Tingle, Tim GED Descriptors: social studies | language arts - reading
    War, The
      A young prince, who dislikes war, cleverly provides an alternative to fight...
      Author: Vaugelade, Anais GED Descriptors:
    Weave of Words, A
      A young king uses his literacy and weaving skills to send a message to the ...
      Author: San Souci, Robert GED Descriptors:
    White Wave
      Retold from ancient sources, this Chinese tale of a lonely peasant's discov...
      Author: Wolkstein, Diane GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Winter Room, The
      This book tells the story of Eldon, a boy growing up in the mid-20th centur...
      Author: Paulsen, Gary GED Descriptors:
    Wolf of Gubbio, The
      A legend tells the story of a wolf who terriorizes a community until the b...
      Author: Bedard, Michael GED Descriptors:
    Year of Fire, The
      Grandpa tells granddaughter about the worst fire he has ever known, a fire ...
      Author: Jam, Teddy GED Descriptors:
    Zoom
      The pictures tell the story in this clever book. Perspective changes as ea...
      Author: Banyai, Istvan GED Descriptors:
    Deep in the Bush, Where People Rarely Ever Go
      Very colorful site filled with interesting folk tales from Liberia, Africa....
      Author: Phillip Martin colle... GED Descriptors:
Literature and Language > tone
    Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds
      The author and the illustrator, both from Appalachia, lovingly remember the...
      Author: Rylant, Cynthia GED Descriptors:
    MTVs Poetry
      Students will use several strategies to analyze mood, tone, speaker, and vo...
      Author: Candy Bettinger GED Descriptors: Language Arts - Reading
Literature and Language > world literature
    Androcles and the Lion
      This book retells the fable of Androcles, a runaway Roman slave, who befrie...
      Author: Nolan, Dennis GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Cupid and Psyche
      This is a retelling of the classic Greek myth....
      Author: Craft, M. Charlotte GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Don Quixote and the Windmills
      This retelling of the famous Spanish novel by Cervantes recounts Don Quixot...
      Author: Kimmel, Eric GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Lives of the Writers: Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought)
      Organized chronologically, the book offers short biographies of famous writ...
      Author: Krull, Kathleen GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Shakespeare, His World and His Work
      This book explores the world of William Shakespeare through beautiful illus...
      Author: Rosen, Michael GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Tempest, The
      This is a prose retelling of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, a sto...
      Author: Shakespeare, William (retold by Coville, Brice) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Twelfth Night
      This is a narrative retelling of Shakespeare's play. Many of the famous lin...
      Author: Shakespeare, William (retold B. Coville) GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
Literature and Language > writing
    Adventures of Marco Polo, The
      The author recounts the 13th Century life and exploration of the famous Ven...
      Author: Freedman, Russell GED Descriptors: social studies
    Autumn
      Autumn, an alphabet book of acrostics with linoleum-cut prints, describes t...
      Author: Schnur, Steven GED Descriptors:
    Books Speak!: Poems about Books
      A delightful collection of poems about books and the joys of reading. This ...
      Author: Salas, Laura Purdie GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | language arts - writing
    Go Hang a Salami!
      The author has created and illustrated humorous palindromes, or phrases tha...
      Author: Agee, Joh GED Descriptors:
    Language of Doves, The
      On her sixth birthday, Julietta's grandfather gives her one of his homing p...
      Author: Wells, Rosemary GED Descriptors: social studies
    Library Book, The
      Although the title is a clever pun, this book recounts the history of stori...
      Author: Sawa, Maureen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Matchbox Diary, The
      An Italian immigrant grandfather uses objects he's preserved in matchboxes ...
      Author: Fleischman, Paul GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies
    Mighty Miss Malone, The
      Newberry Award winning author Christopher Paul Curtis has written a heart w...
      Author: Curtis,Christopher GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers
      Grace, an 11 year-old girl writes a letter to Abraham Lincoln suggesting th...
      Author: Winnick, Karen GED Descriptors: social studies
    Romeo and Juliet, (The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of)
      This lively, clear, prose retelling of Shakespeare's play Romeo and J...
      Author: Shakespeare, William GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Song Shoots Out of My Mouth, The
      This is an exciting collection of vibrantly illustrated poetry about music-...
      Author: Adoff, Jaime GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    Tai Chi Morning: Snapshots of China
      The travel journal and poems of the author and the travel sketches of the i...
      Author: Grimes, Nikki GED Descriptors:
    Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors
      This book offers a unique perspective on the biological "survivors" found i...
      Author: Sidman, Joyce GED Descriptors: science | language arts - reading
    Voices of the Heart
      The author-illustrator creates stunning collages of Chinese characters and ...
      Author: Young, Ed GED Descriptors: language arts - reading
    With a Hammer for My Heart
      When 15-year-old Lawanda befriends a WW II veteran living in an old school ...
      Author: Lyon, George Ella GED Descriptors:
    Worldwide Check into In the flavour this generate
      ...
      Author: ydif66 GED Descriptors: science | social studies
    Adult Basic Education Resources
      This is a nice selection of links created by an adult educator at a communi...
      Author: Beverly Tice-Deering... GED Descriptors: language arts - reading | social studies | science | math | language arts - writing
    Adult Literacy Learner Webiste
      This is a wonderful site created by adult learners in Michigan. Topics are ...
      Author: 'washtenaw Adult Lea... GED Descriptors:
    Daily PlanIt Work Skills Links
      Topics include General Work Skills, Computer Skills, People Skills, Thinkin...
      Author: ... GED Descriptors:
    English-Zone.Com
      Interactive practice for English as a Second Language Learners in Grammar, ...
      Author: English-Zone.com... GED Descriptors:
    The Five Paragraph Essay Wizard
      This is a great site for learners who are learning how to write paragraphs ...
      Author: Unclear but obviousl... GED Descriptors: language arts - writing
    The Sentence Construction Company
      The Sentence Construction Company is a place where students can learn the f...
      Author: ... GED Descriptors: language arts - writing
    The Writing Den
      WRITING and READING activities - This is a very handy web site to help lear...
      Author: Act Den - Digital Ed... GED Descriptors: language arts - writing | science | social studies


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