Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

Author: Anne Troy
Publisher: Novel Units
ISBN: 1561370193
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Children

Suggests activities to be used in the classroom to accompany the reading of Sylvester and the magic pebbles by William Steig.

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

Author: William Steig
ISBN: 0590757407
Release Date: 1969
Genre: Animals

A young donkey unwisely wishes himself into a rock in this charming, tender picture book.

Pebble Trouble

Author: William Steig
ISBN: OCLC:52905637
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Donkeys

Part of the "Between the lions" web site from PBS Kids, provides a printable, read-aloud version of the story "Sylvester and the magic pebble" by William Steig.

Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds

Author: Margaret Bald
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9780816071517
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Censorship

Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds, Revised Edition profiles the censorship of many such essential works of literature. The entries new to this edition include extensive coverage of the Harry Potter series, which has been frequently banned in the United States on the grounds that it promotes witchcraft, as well as entries on two popular textbook series, The Witches by Roald Dahl, Women Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran, and more. Also included are updates to such entries as The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie and On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin.

William Steig

Author: Jill C. Wheeler
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781617845772
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Traces the childhood, education, and career of children's literature illustrator William Steig.


Author: William Steig
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN: 9781466836501
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Dear Friends, I am leaving in rather a hurry to see more of the world, so I have no time to say goodbye to you individually. I embrace you all and sniff you with love. I don't know when I'll be back. But back I will be. Dominic It's time for a change, so Dominic packs his collection of hats and his piccolo and heads out, letting the world take him where it may. When Dominic encounters members of the Doomsday Gang, he easily foils their attempt to rob him. Legend of his victory quickly spreads, and each new friend Dominic meets tells him a story of their own less-fortunate meeting with the villains, and asks for help from the heroic dog. But can one lone dog bring down an entire band of hooligans?

Caldecott Connections to Science

Author: Shan Glandon
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563086875
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Education

Take advantage of the appeal and power of Caldecott award literature to enhance elementary level learning. In these three volumes the author demonstrates how to use award-winning books as springboards to grasping science, social studies, and language arts concepts-and to expand student awareness and appreciation of illustration techniques. For each Caldecott title there is background information on the illustrations, curriculum connections, lesson plans, and support materials for teaching. The books include an array of individual and collaborative projects, many of which foster collaborations between library media specialists and classroom teachers.

The Toy Brother

Author: William Steig
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN: 9781466895539
Release Date: 2016-05-03
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Yorick Bede has always considered his younger brother, Charles, a first-rate pain in the pants, and Charles thinks the same of Yorick. One day Yorick plays with his alchemist father's potions, and he accidentally shrinks himself to the size of a cockroach. Now suddenly Charles is the big brother. Though it's tempting to leave Yorick as a shrunken version of himself to teach him a lesson, Charles and the rest of the Bede family protect Yorick and tinker with more and more potions until they find the right one to bring back him back to his normal size.

The Real Thief

Author: William Steig
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN: 9781466840973
Release Date: 2013-07-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Gawain is a loyal and true goose serving as chief guard of the royal treasury. He'd been happy enough with his life at home tending his garden and making sketches of architectural masterpieces. Now he's being charged with stealing from the treasury. Gawain is certain of his innocence, but he can't prove it. Will the real thief come forward to save Gawain, or will he live in exile forever?

Intellectual Freedom Manual

Author: American Library Association. Office for Intellectual Freedom
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838935613
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

Libraries, havens for the free exchange of ideas and information, face wide-ranging challenges relating to privacy and censorship from government, special interest groups, and others. With the updated seventh edition of the Intellectual Freedom Manual, librarians have practical support at hand to address these troubling problems. This bible for intellectual freedom includes the most up-to-date intellectual freedom guidelines, policies, and interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights, along with the ALA Code of Ethics and Freedom to Read Statement. Eight newly Amended policies include: Access for Children and Young Adults to Nonprint Materials; Access to Electronic Information, Services, and Networks; Access to Library Resources and Services Regardless of Sex, Gender Identity, or Sexual Orientation; Access to Resources and Services in the School Library Media Program; Exhibit Spaces and Bulletin Boards; Free Access to Libraries for Minors; Labels and Rating Systems; and Restricted Access to Library Materials. Intimidation; The Freedom to Read Statement; and the Policy Concerning Confidentiality of Information about Library Users. New articles from leading experts address timely issues. Now, like never before, libraries must stand strong as beacons of intellectual freedom for all. ALA's Intellectual Freedom Manual provides the answers they need.

After the Story s Over

Author: Linda K. Garrity
Publisher: Good Year Books
ISBN: 0673388360
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Children

Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!

Literature Based Mini Lessons

Author: Susan Lunsford
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0439086825
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Education

Use the magic of picture books to teach kids essential word skills. This guide features 15 engaging, reproducible lessons to help students become more fluent readers. Illustrations.