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By Barbara Taylor

Grade 4-8?Generalized, vast overviews whose power lies within the scope and caliber of the illustrative fabric. The texts are serviceable, written in a dry, yet evenhanded variety. a lot is defined within the captions to the museum-quality, full-color pictures and reproductions. Small inaccuracies in North American Indian comprise deciding on Sitting Bull as a Teton Dakota; he was once a Hunkpapa Lakota. Readers are informed that "Sioux" got here from the Ojibwa observe for "enemy," yet actually it got here from the observe for "little rattlesnake," a derogatory time period just like "cut-throat. extra entire titles, similar to Carl Waldman's Encyclopedia of local American Tribes (Facts on dossier, 1987), are leading. Arctic & Antarctic has fabulous photos and diagrams to provide an explanation for ice formations; tundra; and plant, sea, and flora and fauna of every quarter. Human lifestyles is mentioned in spreads on local cultures and explorers. Sections pair up information regarding each one pole, bearing in mind comparisons. This organizational approach makes it hard to isolate stipulations specified to every position. a typical, yet improper emphasis is given to Scott's failed try to be first to the South Pole; the bright and profitable South Pole discovery by means of Amundsen gets a small part caption. however, this is often nonetheless an enticing identify.

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Heidi Smith Hyde is a graduate of Brandeis University and Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is the Director of Education of Temple Sinai in Brookline, MA. Her first book, Mendel’s Accordion, was the winner of the 2007 Sugarman Award for Best Jewish Children’s Book. Heidi and her husband, Martin, live in Chestnut Hill, MA with their two teenage sons. Johanna van der Sterre studied illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design. From her cozy little home in the woods of upstate New York, she crafts her paintings with ink line and watercolors.

Heidi and her husband, Martin, live in Chestnut Hill with their two college age sons. Johanna van der Sterre studied illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design. From her cozy little home in the woods of upstate New York, she crafts her paintings with ink line and watercolors. She lives with her husband, Joseph, and two very bouncy dogs, Ernie and Rudy. Johanna is usually out running the trails with her dogs. And when Ernie and Rudy are satisfied that they have seen all there is to see, they let Johanna come back home to paint.

Her first book, Mendel’s Accordion, was the winner of the 2007 Sugarman Award for Best Jewish Children’s Book. Heidi and her husband, Martin, live in Chestnut Hill, MA with their two teenage sons. Johanna van der Sterre studied illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design. From her cozy little home in the woods of upstate New York, she crafts her paintings with ink line and watercolors. She lives with her husband, Joseph, and two very bouncy dogs, Ernie and Rudy. Johanna is usually out running the trails with her dogs.

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