Matters of fact: aspects of non-fiction for children.

by Margery Turner Fisher

Publisher: Brockhampton Press in Leicester

Written in English
Published: Pages: 488 Downloads: 807
Share This


  • Children"s literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Children -- Books and reading.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Other titlesNon-fiction for children.
LC ClassificationsPN1009.A1 F57
The Physical Object
Pagination488 p.
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5458586M
ISBN 100340035773
LC Control Number73160970

Heather Webber is an American novelist best known for writing cozy mystery and romance novels. She also writes paranormal mysteries under the pen name Heather Blake. She has more than 20 novels to her name spread over four series of novels.   The Distinguished Dozen: ATL Book Club’s Top Legal Picks For much of the legal industry focuses instead on business matters. In this . If you’re looking for an Editorial Review, click here. If you're looking for all the below information but with the follower count and other stats included, you can access that upgraded list by joining AWP Writers Club. Welcome to the book blogger list! The purpose of this list is for authors to submit. Witty, learned, and filled with quips like “It is a question of some nicety to decide how much must be read of any particular poet,” this collection of literary criticism from T. S. Eliot, the author of “The Wasteland” and other poems, provides insight into Eliot’s literary theory with essays on Seneca, Shakespeare, Dante, William Blake, and Charles Dickens.

  By Casey Demchak (@caseydemchak)I met Casey at the recent Author U event in Denver, Colorado. It’s not every day you run into someone whose specialty is back cover copy for your book. This is one of the most important pieces of copy you’ll write, since it has a lot of work to do representing your book and showing people what’s unique, interesting, or especially valuable about .   There’s nothing like the smell of old books or the crack of a new one’s spine. (Plus, you’ll never run low on battery.) As it turns out, diving into a page-turner can also offer benefits toward your health and happiness. Although more and more people own e-books, it seems safe to say that real books aren’t going anywhere yet, and these benefits of reading are here to stay. The Hugo Award for Best Related Work is one of the Hugo Awards given each year for primarily non-fiction works related to science fiction or fantasy, published or translated into English during the previous calendar year. The Hugo Awards have been described as "a fine showcase for speculative fiction" and "the best known literary award for science fiction writing".Most recent winner: Organization for Transformative .   The Glass Castle Movie Poster. Jeff Somers is an award-winning writer who has authored nine novels, over 40 short stories, and "Writing Without Rules," a non-fiction book about the business and craft of writing. Released Aug , the film adaptation of Jeanette Walls’ memoir, "The Glass Castle" took a circuitous road before reaching.

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did) by psychotherapist Phillipa Perry is full of wisdom on parenting such as how to break out of negative cycles.   Remarkably, this new book is the first to bring together the ecological, geographical, political and scientific aspects of water. Its author, Professor Paul Younger, is one of the UK's leading experts on water - a substance of which we consume litres of a day, and in its bottled form are willing to pay more for than for :

Matters of fact: aspects of non-fiction for children. by Margery Turner Fisher Download PDF EPUB FB2

This page book is a discussion of and a guide to children's non-fiction. A non-fiction book is defined as one which communicates facts and ideas, though the writer argues that it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between fiction and non-fiction.

She first discusses the major types of non-fiction (or informational) books, which include single subject, multiple subject, biographical, and. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Matters of Fact: Aspects of Non-Fiction for Children by Margery Turner Fisher (, Book, Illustrated) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. A guide for choosing the best non-fiction for children. 6 review for Matters Of Fact: Aspects Of Non-Fiction For Children. Get this from a library. Matters of fact: aspects of non-fiction for children.

[Margery Fisher]. Matters of fact: aspects of non-fiction for children [Fisher, Margery Turner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Matters of fact: aspects of non-fiction for childrenAuthor: Margery Turner Fisher. But in this case, I really must stress that Family Matters is one of the best books I have ever read.

I never re-read books, but this is one of those rare gems that even I want to return to. If you took all of Shakespeare's tragedies, condensed them into a story about one family, and set it in Bombay in the s, this book would I usually feel 4/5.

Notably, of our many books listed here, graphic works straddle the Non-Fiction and Fiction favorites. Perhaps for non-fiction that means that sometimes the best way to Author: Popmatters Staff. Truth Matters provides the developing student of Scripture with arguments to defend against those who deny the truth of Gods love and grace.

The book aptly points out that many of our youth depart from our ministry programs, heading into the collegiate environment without adequate tools to defend their faith/5. Hunger by Roxane Gay: With the bracing candor, vulnerability, and power that has made her one of the most admired writers of her generation, Roxane explores what it means to learn to take care of yourself: how to feed your hungers for delicious and satisfying food, a smaller and safer body, and a body that can love and be loved—in a time when.

The book she was working on, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, is a classic instance of the nonfiction work of art.

Having won a Pulitzer prize for nonfiction in. Everyone has been talking about what a great year it was for fiction, but nonfiction had its stars as well.

Amid a number of glorious blockbusters — the kind of books, like Andrew Solomon’s Author: Kate Tuttle. Here are 10 books to use as spring boards for discussions about skin color. They range from picture books to young adult titles. Hope they help.

PICTURE BOOKS 1. The Skin You Live In By Michael Tyler, David Lee Csicsko, (Illustrator) Chicago Children Museum, This picture book uses rhyme to celebrate the range of skin.

In fact, I recommend it to all readers anywhere who want to see their organizations in the phone book in the year ”—Warren Bennis, The New York Times Book Review From the Inside Flap Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until "Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess by:   Glossary: The glossary is a list of term definitions used throughout the book that might be unfamiliar to the reader.

Bibliography: Most often seen in non-fiction like a biography or an academic text, a bibliography lists the references and sources used in researching or reporting the book.

Index: An index is an optional but highly desirable element for non-fiction works. Curious fact: F. Scott Fitzgerald died believing he was a failure and that his work would be forgotten, since the book never sold well or made it past the image of “a contemporary piece” during his lifetime.

only two years after he died,copies of the book were distributed to soldiers in WWII overseas, boosting the book’s. The three wrote poetry together from the time Bobb and Carter were children, and this book brings together their multifaceted writing styles. Joyful and sad, charting colonial and familial beginnings, it sings with hope and reconciliation in its verse.

Hope Matters is a welcome addition to the Maracle library, and to literature as a whole. The Children Act is a novel by the English writer Ian McEwan, published on 2 September The title is a reference to the Children Acta UK Act of has been compared to Charles Dickens' Bleak House, with its similar settings, and opening : Ian McEwan.

Why one teacher uses historical fiction in the classroom, tips for choosing good historical fiction, and strategies for helping students differentiate between fact and fiction.

Here's the story on historical fiction in my classroom: It illuminates time periods, helps me integrate the curriculum, and enriches social studies. - 9 Free online non fiction reading books and resources for kids from preschool to high school.

In today's world, it is important for kids to be a self-learner, reading non-fiction is a crucial building block of skills for self-learners. It is important for kids to read enough non fiction.

18 Books About Islam for Complete Beginners Elinor Swift Whether you’re a complete beginner when it comes to reading about Islam or you already have tons of experience with Islamic books, these books with Islamic themes provide a variety of insights into a widespread and complex religion.

Character Matters: Themes and Variations: About a Book. Ideas and Inspiration for Improving Book Talk and Book Reviews by Steve Peha _____ The Five Facts of Fiction. Book reviewers can review books of any genre, but most review fiction most of the time. Fact #5: Fiction is all about a world an author creates.

This is a world where. To that extent, read the back of the cereal box for all it matters. Read everything. Nonfiction is a good way to learn about facts and perspective on particular events or concepts, to gain insight into how the world works.

Much of my non-fiction is geared towards learning. Electronic library. Download books free. Finding books | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The family's story springs from Nariman's marriage to the widowed mother of Coomy and Jal.

We're told, "And he, when he looked back on it all, across the wasteland of their lives, despaired at how he could have been so feeble-minded, so spineless, to have allowed it to happen" (p.

10). Dr, Mae Jemison is an engineer, physician, and was a member of the Peace Corps and a NASA astronaut. In she was the first African American woman astronaut to travel in space. She is the principal of The Year Starship organization, and has written a book for children about the program.

The critical challenge of the world in books for children. s of Fact: Aspects of Non-Fiction for Children. Leicester: Brockhampton Press, Two Children and a Picture Book,” inNew Readings: Contributions to an Understanding of Literacy, K.

Cited by: —Horn Book, edition, starred review “A fascinating, broad ranging, and imminently readable book on the beneficial roles of microbes Without talking down to her audience or hyping the grosser aspects of the subject, Farrell presents what is known about beneficial microbes and acknowledges the ongoing study of these amazing life.

10 Children’s Books to Inspire Creativity in Kids. By Kerry - This content may contain The Art Book for Children & The Art Book for Children Book 2.

Written for kids, but dense in information, this book delves deep into many aspects of art such as the hidden meanings in works of art, how artists use color, and the different types of.

From a book about Dirty Dancing to memoirs about life as queer Muslims and a look at the life of a documentary maker, ’s non-fiction releases will provide you with inspiration, advice and : Sarah Shaffi. by Sara Hawkins.

I met Sara on Google+, where I seem to be spending more and more time I realized that she was both an attorney and someone who understands the world of bloggers, online publishers, and authors, I asked her to write an article that would highlight legal issues authors face, and how those issues affect self-publishers.

Children's books have come a long way, but maybe not quite far enough as The Book Doctor had to work extra hard to find LGBT-friendly books that reflect the reality of Author: Guardian Staff.Click on book report/review at the bottom of the site.

It will direct you to the page with details regarding the service. It will direct you to the page with details regarding the service. There is a price calculator where you can immediately get a free quote depending on several factors such as the academic level, time-frame, and page numbers.

Writing a good book is something every fiction writer aspires to. When writers ask for help writing a book, a popular question is ‘Is my idea good enough?’ Having a great story idea to start with helps.

Yet a satisfying novel is a combination of many key components. Here are 10 ingredients that will make your book better: 1. A strong opening.