Thunder Boy Jr.
Score: 5
From 12 Ratings

Thunder Boy Jr.


  • Author: Sherman Alexie & Yuyi Morales
  • Release Date : 2016-05-10
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • File Size: 13117458 Bytes


From New York Times bestselling author Sherman Alexie and Caldecott Honor winning Yuyi Morales comes a striking and beautifully illustrated picture book celebrating the special relationship between father and son. Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name...one that's all his own. Dad is known as big Thunder, but little thunder doesn't want to share a name. He wants a name that celebrates something cool he's done like Touch the Clouds, Not Afraid of Ten Thousand Teeth, or Full of Wonder. But just when Little Thunder thinks all hope is lost, dad picks the best name...Lightning! Their love will be loud and bright, and together they will light up the sky....

Flat Out and Half Turned Over

Flat Out and Half Turned Over


  • Author: Buddy Baker & David Poole
  • Release Date : 2013-06-01
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors
  • File Size: 5134725 Bytes


In Flat Out and Half Turned Over, driving phenomenon Buddy Baker details the most hilarious collection of racing stories, memories, and anecdotes ever published. Read about the bumps and brawls; the blood, sweat, and tears; and the practical jokes that happen behind the scenes from the very drivers, owners, crew chiefs, and pit crew that make up the heart and soul of stock car racing. In this book, readers will find names like Fireball Roberts, Buck Baker, A. J. Foyt, Cale Yarborough, and Tiny Lund, along with racing icons Petty and Earnhardt. Flat Out and Half Turned Over is a must-read for racing buffs of all kind!...

Thunder Boy Jr
Score: 4.5
From 148 Ratings

Thunder Boy Jr


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2016-05-10
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316271066


Thunder Boy Jr Book Description :

From New York Times bestselling author Sherman Alexie and Caldecott Honor winning Yuyi Morales comes a striking and beautifully illustrated picture book celebrating the special relationship between father and son. Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name...one that's all his own. Dad is known as big Thunder, but little thunder doesn't want to share a name. He wants a name that celebrates something cool he's done like Touch the Clouds, Not Afraid of Ten Thousand Teeth, or Full of Wonder. But just when Little Thunder thinks all hope is lost, dad picks the best name...Lightning! Their love will be loud and bright, and together they will light up the sky....

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
Score: 3.5
From 522 Ratings

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2012-01-10
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316219303


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Book Description :

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, a...

Thunder Boy Jr   An Instructional Guide for Literature

Thunder Boy Jr An Instructional Guide for Literature


  • Author : Shell Educational Publishing
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
  • Release Date : 2017-03-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781425835286


Thunder Boy Jr An Instructional Guide for Literature Book Description :

In the book Thunder Boy Jr., students will be inspired by a boy named Little Thunder who works to create his identity. This instructional guide for literature is filled with activities and lessons to support students as they read the book. Students will analyze story elements in various ways, participate in close reading and text-based vocabulary practice, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and more, using the provided resources and graphic organizers....

The Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners

The Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners


  • Author : Sue Garton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-10-10
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317226710


The Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners Book Description :

The Routledge Handbook of Teaching English to Young Learners celebrates the ‘coming of age’ for the field of research in primary-level English Language Teaching. With 32 chapters written by international scholars from a wide geographical area including East Africa, Mexico, the South Pacific, Japan, France, the USA and the UK, this volume draws on areas such as second language acquisition, discourse analysis, pedagogy and technology to provide: An overview of the current state of the field, identifying key areas of TEYL. Chapters on a broad range of subjects from methodology to teaching in difficult circumstances and from Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) to gaming. Suggestions of ways forward, with the aim of shaping the future rese...

Teaching Literacy in Urban Schools

Teaching Literacy in Urban Schools


  • Author : Barbara Purdum-Cassidy
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-03-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475839340


Teaching Literacy in Urban Schools Book Description :

This book seeks to provide some practical insights guided by conceptual and contextual knowledge by understanding how to teach urban African American and Hispanic/Latino(a) students by discussing culturally appropriate instructional strategies that have demonstrated success among African American and Hispanic/Latino(a) students....

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian 10th Anniversary Edition

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian 10th Anniversary Edition


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0316439886


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian 10th Anniversary Edition Book Description :

The 10th anniversary edition of Sherman Alexie's National Book Award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling novel--bonus content included! Sherman Alexie, in his first book for young adults, tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the reservation to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, beautifully written, semi-autobiographical, and coupled with poignant drawings that reflect the character's art, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian will continue to make a lasting impression for many years to come. Bonus content to include...

Little Night Nochecita

Little Night Nochecita


  • Author : Yuyi Morales
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Release Date : 2016-06-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250127624


Little Night Nochecita Book Description :

A stunning bilingual story by award winning author and illustrator Yuyi Morales. "A treasure for bedtime, or anytime." —School Library Journal As the long day comes to an end, Mother Sky fills a tub with falling stars and calls, "Bath time for Little Night!" Little Night answers from afar, "Can't come. I am hiding and you have to find me, Mama. Find me now!" Where could Little Night be? Down a rabbit hole? In a blueberry field? Among the stripes of bees? Exquisitely painted and as gentle as Little Night's dress crocheted from clouds, this is a story to treasure. With a bilingual text in both English and Spanish, Little Night Nochecita by Yuyi Morales is a sweet story every child can enjoy. Award-winning author and illustrator Yuyi Morales is the au...

Just In Case

Just In Case


  • Author : Yuyi Morales
  • Publisher : Square Fish
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1250188490


Just In Case Book Description :

From three-time Pura Belpré Winner Yuyi Morales, a delightful alphabet picture book about a Día de los Muertos skeleton who must find the perfect birthday gift (or gifts!) A 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year Winner of the 2009 Pura Belpré Medal for Illustration A Pura Belpré Honor Book for Narrative Yuyi Morales takes us on a new journey with Señor Calvera, the skeleton from Day of the Dead celebrations. Señor Calvera is worried. He can't figure out what to give Grandma Beetle for her birthday. Misunderstanding the advice of Zelmiro the Ghost, Señor Calvera decides not to get her one gift, but instead one gift for every letter of the alphabet, just in case. Una Acordéon: An accordion for her to dance to. Bigotes: A mustache ...

Dreamers
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Dreamers


  • Author : Yuyi Morales
  • Publisher : Neal Porter Books
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Autobiographies
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780823440559


Dreamers Book Description :

In 1994, 25-year-old YUYI MORALES traveled from her home in Yelapa, Mexico, to the San Francisco Bay Area with her two-month-old son, Kelly, in order to secure permanent residency in this country. Her passage was not easy and she spoke no English whatsoever. But due in large measure to help and guidance provided by area children's librarians, she learned English as her young son learned to read, through the picture books they shared together. In spare, lyrical verse and the vibrant images for which she has become legendary, Yuyi has created a lasting testament to the journeys, both physical and metaphorical, that she and Kelly have taken together in the intervening years. Beautiful and powerful at any time, but given particular urgency as the status ...