ISBN-10:
0835240126
ISBN-13:
9780835240123
Pub. Date:
01/30/1998
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
From Biography to History: Best Books for Children's Entertainment and Education

From Biography to History: Best Books for Children's Entertainment and Education

by Catherine BarrCatherine Barr

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Overview

Helping you encourage children's interest in history and social studies, this valuable selection guide presents the best biographies of nearly 300 notable men and women, including such high-interest people as Oprah Winfrey, Pocahontas, Jesse Owens, Jane Goodall, Charles Darwin, Davy Crockett, and so many more. From Bibliography to History enables you to recommend up-to-date biographies and related books to students in grades 3 to 9. Carefully chosen titles were selected using multiple criteria, including quality, currency, and audience.

The lists are organized by age group, and indicate whether the books are educational in tone, are more suitable for reading for sheer enjoyment, or succeed in both areas. From building biography collections to preparing reading lists, this essential guide helps you make the best slections possible in expanding children's opportunities for research and enjoyment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780835240123
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/30/1998
Series: Children's and Young Adult Literature Reference
Pages: 523
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.13(d)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

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