Literacy con carino: A Story of Migrant Children's Success
When first published in 1991, Literacy con carino introduced us to a group of bilingual students who, although seemingly doomed to failure, ultimately succeeded because they were encouraged to believe they could. By putting traditional schooling under a microscope, by shifting away from harmful teaching practices, by setting forth on a journey of culturally and developmentally appropriate pedagogy, the authors dispelled the myth that the learner is to blame wheneverand developmentally appropriate pedagogy, the authors dispelled the myth that the learner is to blame whenever learning doesn't take place. While the authors' work continues to be guided by the same theoretical and philosophical motivations, in this new edition they offer new critical insight into the process of second language acquisition. Centering their arguments more closely on the work of Paulo Freire, who coauthored the new foreword, they reemphasize their belief that the path to literacy is through a child's first language. They also reinforce the necessity for teachers to create a learning environment that builds on the knowledge and experiences each child brings to the classroom.… read more
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JUST REALLY JOSEPH
A Collection of Delightful Children's Stories...
Emma's childhood memories allow us to share the ups and downs, the joys, the sadness, of the migrant life in the U.S. in the late ...1950s and 60s. Her gifted use of imagery allows the reader to experience her life through the eyes of a child. American born Emma Gonzalez was trapped in the nomadic lifestyle of her naturalized migrant American family. The book shows how her family's situation spiraled downward economically for ten years as she was dragged from Ovid, Colorado to Texas. Ovid was only place where she found stability. Her teachers, friends and towns people "adopted" this lost migrant kid. She educated herself wherever she was to succeed. Alienation from her family is constant in her writing as she felt the family held her significance to the equivalent of the field mice she played with. read more
A Lion Named Christian: A Children's Story
Adventures in the Grove: A Collection of Children's Short Stories
A Children's Story Of Karol Wojtyla, Pope John Paul Ii
Lillie's Collection of Children's Stories
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the s...ame format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, poor pictures or errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into print as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical reprints. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher. read more
Hoofen Floofen Island, is a magical story of how joy grows from imagination. Little Lena lives in the chilly and dark northland lo...nging for sunshine when she wins a ticket to anywhere in the world. Experience her fantasy as brought to life through... read more
The Three Skaters: A Children's Christmas Story
Among his other Christmas presents a spoiled young prince receives a stick from his limping grandmother--at first he is annoyed, b...ut after his other presents quickly break, he discovers that a stick can become almost anything, and he learns to... read more
A Day of Pleasure; A Simple Story for Young Children
A fun story and art about three friends disastrous adventure of trying government and their journey back to beauty. Voluntaryism, ...Anarchy, Agorism read more
Trafalgar Tranquility was the biggest wolf in the great northwest..with a huge howl and huge paws and a great big ego. The magic r...abbit granted him a wish in exchange for its freedom from a rabbit snare. Trafalgar wished he could leap anywhere he wanted to go... and he used it to go to the Moon! A Campfire Folk Tale for children. read more
"I totally fell in love with this book. I've read the Curious George books hundreds of times, but I've never seen any of these. Th...ey're fun and have cheerful, silly illustrations that the kids will love. Everyone should read this one!" — St. Francis (Pius X Library) Elementary SchoolFrom the author of the Curious George series comes this collection of four humorous and marvelously illustrated stories:Tit for Tat concerns kindness to animals and portrays a place where horses ride in carriages drawn by men and women, fish catch humans, cows lasso cowboys, and dogs walk people.Elizabite: Adventures of a Carnivorous Plant uses rhyming couplets to recount the humorous antics of a hungry plant in a botanist's laboratory.Billy's Picture, a tale of art and individualism, tells of Billy the Bunny's attempts to paint a picture. Each of his friends has a different idea about how it should look ― and they all want to help. (co-written with Margret Rey)Zebrology offers a wordless celebration of the common ground that lies beneath appearances. read more
Get ready to gaze upon a visual feast! From the prehistoric cave paintings at Lascaux to Jean-Michel Basquiat's colorful graffiti-...style work, this beautiful compendium travels through the centuries to introduce kids to the world of art. Each spread... read more