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Re: Literature suggestions for elem.

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menichino (menichino)
Sun, 27 Jun 1999 21:18:21 -0400


Hi Kelly --
I've enjoyed using Little Blue and Little Yellow, Harold's ABC, and books
that relate to the lesson that I get from the school library -- like
age-appropriate stuff on Egyptian art/life, or castles, or the Renaissance,
etc. I've found lots of good books at the public library too -- then if I
really like something I can buy it for myself later. Even out of print
books can be found (amazon.com got me a great one that had been out of
print for a few decades....) that way I don't have a bunch of books that I
thought would be good that I don't actually end up using. Welcome to
elementary -- it's a blast and incredibly rewarding
Liz in rural NY

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>
> I will be switching to the elementary level from middle school in
September.
> I am looking for suggestions of children's books that can be tied to art
> lessons so I can start building a collection over the summer. I'm not
that
> familiar with children's literature (yet!). I have already gotten The Art

> Lesson by Tomie dePaola, Hailstones and Halibut Bones by Mary O'Neill,
The
> Color Wizard by Barbara Brenner, and Mouse Paint by Ellen Stohl Walsh.
Any
> other suggestions?
> Thanks!
> Kelly