Charlotte s Web

ISBN: 0439571715
Release Date: 2003-08-01
Genre: Creative activities and seat work

Author biography, chapter summaries, discussion questions, vocabulary builders, reproducibles, cross-curricular activities for students of all learning styles for the novel Charlotte's web by E.B. White.

Charlotte s Web

Author: Debra Housel
Publisher: Shell Education Pub
ISBN: 1480769959
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Education

Young readers will be intrigued and eager to analyze this timeless classic by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons provided in this instructional guide for literature. This guide is the perfect tool to aid students in analyzing and comprehending this charming story. Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities incorporate research-based literacy skills to help students become thorough readers. These lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and much more.

Indian Captive

Author: Lois Lenski
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781453227527
Release Date: 2011-12-27
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Mary Jemison has been captured by a Shawnee war party! How will she survive? When twelve-year-old Mary Jemison and her family are captured by Shawnee raiders, she’s sure they’ll all be killed. Instead, Mary is separated from her siblings and traded to two Seneca sisters, who adopt her and make her one of their own. Mary misses her home, but the tribe is kind to her. She learns to plant crops, make clay pots, and sew moccasins, just as the other members do. Slowly, Mary realizes that the Indians are not the monsters she believed them to be. When Mary is given the chance to return to her world, will she want to leave the tribe that has become her family? This Newbery Honor book is based on the true story of Mary Jemison, the pioneer known as the “White Woman of the Genesee.” This ebook features an illustrated biography of Lois Lenski including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.

Charlotte s Web

Author: E. B. White
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 0808537725
Release Date: 2012-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Fern raises the little runt pig, Wilbur, only to have her father give him away

Some Pig

Author: E. B. White
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060781613
Release Date: 2006-10-31
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Relates the special relationship between a young girl named Fern and Wilbur, the spring pig she raises and loves.

Mieko and the Fifth Treasure

Author: Eleanor Coerr
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101077054
Release Date: 2003-04-14
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Mieko's nearby village was turned into ruins, and her hand was badly injured. Mieko loves to do calligraphy more than anything, but now she can barely hold a paintbrush. And she feels as if she has lost something that she can't paint without-the legendary fifth treasure, beauty in the heart. Then she is sent to live with her grandparents and must go to a new school. But Mieko is brave and eventually learns that time and patience can help with many things, and may even help her find the fifth treasure.

Charlotte s Tangled Web

Author: Laura Pavlov
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1478362820
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Fiction

"A shy and sweet Charlotte Ford has her life planned out for her long before she is able to make decisions for herself. Charlotte's best friend, Daniel Hollingsworth, is the only person that truly understands her. Their friendship first began when they were very young children, and over the years it will continue to grow and to form an unbreakable bond between them. As Charlotte and Daniel begin their senior year in high school, their friendship will begin to change, and their love for one another will become stronger than either had ever imagined possible. As these two elite athletes are faced with unbelievable obstacles, their love will be tested, and they will find out if love really does conquer all"--P. [4] of cover.

Stuart Little

Author: E. B. White
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062408211
Release Date: 2015-03-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The classic story by E. B. White, author of the Newbery Honor Book Charlotte's Web and Trumpet of the Swan, about one small mouse on a very big adventure Now available as an ebook! Illustrations in this ebook appear in vibrant full color on a full-color device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices. Stuart Little is no ordinary mouse. Born to a family of humans, he lives in New York City with his parents, his older brother George, and Snowbell the cat. Though he's shy and thoughtful, he's also a true lover of adventure. Stuart's greatest adventure comes when his best friend, a beautiful little bird named Margalo, disappears from her nest. Determined to track her down, Stuart ventures away from home for the very first time in his life. He finds adventure aplenty. But will he find his friend?

Hocus Pocus

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 144067325X
Release Date: 1997-10-01
Genre: Fiction

From the author of Timequake, this "irresistible" novel (Cleveland Plain Dealer) tells the story of Eugene Debs Hartke-Vietnam veteran, jazz pianist, college professor, and prognosticator of the apocalypse. It's "Vonnegut's best novel in years-funny and prophetic...something special." (The Nation)


Author: Elwyn Brooks White
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
ISBN: 0694013137
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Provides a collection of humorous quotations and special descriptions from "Charlotte's Web"


Author: William H. Armstrong
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062105561
Release Date: 2011-07-12
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Set in the Deep South, this Newbery Medal-winning novel tells the story of the great coon dog, Sounder, and the poor sharecroppers who own him. Celebrating 30 years! During the difficult years of the nineteenth century South, an African American boy and his poor family rarely have enough to eat. Each night, the boy's father takes their dog, Sounder, out to look for food and the man grows more desperate by the day. When food suddenly appears on the table one morning, it seems like a blessing. But the sheriff and his deputies are not far behind. The ever-loyal Sounder remains determined to help the family he loves as hard times bear down on them. This classic novel shows the courage, love, and faith that bind an African American family together despite the racism and inhumanity they face. Readers who enjoy timeless dog stories such as Old Yeller and Where the Red Fern Grows will find much to love in Sounder.

The Cricket in Times Square

Author: George Selden
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN: 9781466863620
Release Date: 2014-02-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

After Chester lands, in the Times Square subway station, he makes himself comfortable in a nearby newsstand. There, he has the good fortune to make three new friends: Mario, a little boy whose parents run the falling newsstand, Tucker, a fast-talking Broadway mouse, and Tucker's sidekick, Harry the Cat. The escapades of these four friends in bustling New York City makes for lively listening and humorous entertainment. And somehow, they manage to bring a taste of success to the nearly bankrupt newsstand. Join Chester Cricket and his friends in this classic children's book by George Selden, with illustrations by Garth Williams. The Cricket in Times Square is a 1961 Newbery Honor Book.

The Trumpet of the Swan

Author: E. B. White
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062406804
Release Date: 2015-03-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Now available for the first time as an ebook! Illustrations in this ebook appear in vibrant full color on a full-color device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices. This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, is a classic of children's literature that perfectly describes what it's like to march to the beat of your own drummer. Louis is a trumpeter swan, but unlike the rest of his family, he can't make a sound. And since he can't trumpet his love, the beautiful swan Serena pays no attention to him. But when his father steals him a real brass trumpet, Louis has to find out if it's the key to what he's wanted all along. E. B. White's classic book is a tender novel of overcoming the odds and learning to do things on your own terms. It will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come. It contains evocative illustrations by Fred Marcellino, the acclaimed illustrator of Puss in Boots and I, Crocodile, among many other books. Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

100 Best Books for Children

Author: Anita Silvey
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618618775
Release Date: 2005-07-11
Genre: Literary Criticism

The author recommends one hundred of the best books for children, including a variety of works to suit diverse interests, reading levels, and special needs, while also revealing the sometimes humorous process she undertook in choosing entries for the list.