In the Time of the Dinosaurs (The Magic School Bus)

Author: Joanna Cole
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338113542
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 48
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To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back! The classroom is decorated as Dinosaur Land, but Ms. Frizzle-inspired by an archeological dig-craves a more authentic experience. The Magic School Bus turns into a time machine and transports the class back millions of years to an adventure where they learn about dinosaurs, their habitats and diets, and even a Maiasaura nesting ground.

Magic School Bus Presents: Dinosaurs

Author: Tom Jackson
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 054568594X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS PRESENTS DINOSAURS is a photographic nonfiction companion book to the original bestselling title, THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS IN THE TIME OF THE DINOSAURS. IN THE TIME OF THE DINOSAURS from the bestselling Magic School Bus series taught thousands of kids about the T-rex, triceratops, and stegosaurus. MAGIC SCHOOL BUS PRESENTS DINOSAURS will expand upon the original title with fresh and updated content about all the incredible extinct creatures from millions and millions of years ago. With vivid full-color photographs on each page as well as illustrations of the beloved Ms. Frizzle and her students, the Magic School Bus Presents series will enthrall a whole new generation of Magic School Bus readers.

Dinosaur Detectives

Author: Judith Bauer Stamper
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439204231
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 84
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Prepared for a trip to study the dinosaurs at the Museum of Natural History, Ralphie and his classmates are surprised to instead travel back in time to the Mesozoic Era where they learn about the dinosaurs first-hand.

Book Crush

For Kids and Teens - Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Interest
Author: Nancy Pearl
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1570616566
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 304
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From picture books to chapter books, YA fiction and nonfiction, Nancy Pearl has developed more thematic lists of books to enjoy. The Book Lust audience is committed to reading, and here is a smart and entertaining tool for picking the best books for kids. Divided into three sections—Easy Books, Middle-Grade Readers, and Young Adult—Nancy Pearl makes wonderful reading connections by theme, setting, voice, and ideas. For horse lovers, she reminds us of the mainstays in the category (Black Beauty, Misty of Chincoteague, etc.) but then in a creative twist connects Mr. Revere and I to the list. In a list called Chapter One, she answers the proverbial question: which chapters books are the most compelling for kids who are now ready to move beyond picture books. And who says picture books aren’t deep? Recommended Folk Tales sort out many of life’s dilemmas and issues of good and bad; a selection of picture books on Death and Dying introduces this topic with sensitivity; and You’ve Got a Friend offers up books for early readers that show the complexities and the pleasures of relating to others. Parents, teachers, and librarians are often puzzled by the unending choices for reading material for young people. It starts when the kids are toddler and doesn’t end until high-school graduation. What’s good, what’s trash, what’s going to hold their interest? Nancy Pearl, America’s favorite librarian, points the way in Book Crush.

Reluctant Readers

Connecting Students and Books for Successful Reading Experiences
Author: Ron Jobe,Mary Dayton Sakari
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 1551381060
Category: Best books
Page: 160
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"This detailed book outlines the characteristics of reluctant readers, strategies for reading success, how to overcome barriers and more" Cf. Our choice, 1999-2000.

What if? Was wäre wenn?

Wirklich wissenschaftliche Antworten auf absurde hypothetische Fragen
Author: Randall Munroe
Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag
ISBN: 364114311X
Category: Nature
Page: 368
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Endlich erfindet wieder jemand das Pop-Science-Erklärbuch neu! Wenn einen neuen Science Cartoon postet, vibriert das Internet. Sein Blog What if, auf dem der Physiker Randall Munroe jede Woche scheinbar unsinnige Fragen mit exakter Wissenschaft und genialen Strichmännchen beantwortet, ist Kult. Wie lange würde es dauern, bis wir merken würden, dass sich der Erdumfang verändert? Was wäre, wenn der gesamte Niederschlag in einem – quasi omnidirektionalen - Überschall-Regentropfen fiele? Endlich auch als Buch und endlich auf Deutsch!


Author: N.A
Publisher: R.I.C. Publications
ISBN: 1741269687
Category: Animals
Page: 100
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"Early themes - animals is one of a new series of teacher resource books designed to support teachers as they impart knowledge about commonly-taught themes in early childhood classrooms. The books contain a variety of ideas for using the themes to assist teachers as they convey early skills and concepts using cross-curricular activities in learning centres or whole class activities." --p. iii.

The Magic School Bus Flies with the Dinosaurs

Author: Martin Schwabacher
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780439801065
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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Dinah and her classmates board the Magic School Bus with their teacher, Mrs. Frizzle, as they go back in time to study dinosaurs and look for clues about whether or not some dinosaurs had feathers.

Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas

40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms
Author: Carole Cox
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452237611
Category: Education
Page: 352
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Grounded in theory and best-practices research, this practical text provides teachers with 40 strategies for using fiction and non-fiction trade books to teach in five key content areas: language arts and reading, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts. Each strategy provides everything a teacher needs to get started: a classroom example that models the strategy, a research-based rationale, relevant content standards, suggested books, reader-response questions and prompts, assessment ideas, examples of how to adapt the strategy for different grade levels (K–2, 3–5, and 6–8), and ideas for differentiating instruction for English language learners and struggling students. Throughout the book, student work samples and classroom vignettes bring the content to life.

Magic School Bus: Dinosaur Rescue

Author: Jenne Simon
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780545497541
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 16
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The Magic School Bus goes back in time to learn about dinosaurs! Perfect for young fans of the series, this sticker book includes dinosaur stats and facts, as well as an action-packed story about reuniting a baby Maiasaura dinosaur with its mother. *Sticker book!

Reading with the Magic School Bus Gr. 1-3

Author: Barbara Scott,Joni Turville
Publisher: On The Mark Press
ISBN: 1550352474
Page: 85
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"Skills in reading comprehension, word study; creative thinking & writing, and more; teacher suggestions for easy implementation."--Cover.

Comprehension During Guided, Shared, and Independent Reading, Grades K - 6

Author: Patricia M. Cunningham,Dorothy P. Hall,James W. Cunningham
Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing
ISBN: 1609963636
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 224
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Learn when and how to teach comprehension using Comprehension during Guided, Shared, and Independent Reading for grades KÐ6. This 224-page book includes step-by-step lessons and research-based strategies that can be adapted for any student or any classroom. This book gives a glimpse into classrooms using these strategies, as well as suggestions for materials needed, planning, and grouping students and a list of recommended children's books.

Der Weihnachtosaurus

Author: Tom Fletcher
Publisher: cbt Verlag
ISBN: 3641211468
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 384
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»Lieber Weihnachtsmann, ich wünsche mir einen echten Dinosaurier ...« Die Weihnachtswichtel am Nordpol sind ganz aus dem Häuschen, als sie tief im Eis ein geheimnisvolles Ei entdecken. Der Weihnachtsmann höchstpersönlich brütet das Ei unter seinem dicken Po aus. Zur Verblüffung aller schlüpft ein freundlicher kleiner Dinosaurier: der Weihnachtosaurus. Zufällig schickt zur gleichen Zeit, tausende Kilometer entfernt, ein kleiner Junge namens William seinen Wunschzettel an den Weihnachtsmann ab: Er wünscht sich einen echten Dinosaurier. Als William und der Weihnachtosaurus einander in der Weihnachtsnacht begegnen, erleben die beiden nicht nur ein fantastisches, zum Brüllen komisches Abenteuer, sondern auch, was es heißt, den Wünschen seines Herzens zu folgen. Mit über 100 wunderschönen Schwarz-Weiß-Illustrationen.

Side by Side

Five Favorite Picture-Book Teams Go to Work
Author: Leonard S. Marcus
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0802796168
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 64
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Describes the process by which several teams of authors and illustrators have created such picture books as "Louis the Fish," "The Glorious Flight," "The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales," "Sam and the Tigers," and "The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses."