Gingerbread for Liberty

Gingerbread for Liberty

A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread! Simultaneous eBook.

Author: Mara Rockliff

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780544130012

Category: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Page: 37

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A stirring picture book biography about a forgotten hero of the American Revolution who rose to the occasion and served his country, not with muskets or canons, but with gingerbread! Simultaneous eBook.
Categories: JUVENILE NONFICTION

Notable Books Notable Lessons Putting Social Studies Back in the K 8 Curriculum

Notable Books  Notable Lessons  Putting Social Studies Back in the K 8 Curriculum

Gingerbread for Liberty: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution. Illustrated by Vincent Kirsch. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers. (I) Based on a true story, this is the tale of a young baker who helped ...

Author: Andrea S. Libresco

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440840807

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 231

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This book provides teachers, librarians, and education methods professors with strategies, lesson plans, and activities that enable them to use literature as a springboard to social studies thematic instruction. • Uses award-winning books to integrate social studies and English language arts • Provides engaging, ready-to-use lesson plans that encourage hands-on engagement • Suggests activities that connect to the social studies concepts, require thoughtful, active engagement, and foster critical thinking • Includes annotated bibliographies, linked to the thematic strands of each chapter, of other books from the lists of Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, selected by the National Council for the Social Studies and Children's Book Council
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Linking Picture Book Biographies to National Content Standards 200 Lives to Explore

Linking Picture Book Biographies to National Content Standards  200  Lives to Explore

Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution. Illus. Vincent X. Kirsch. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. There are many kinds of people who are revolutionaries, ...

Author: Liz Deskins

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440835247

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 153

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Presenting beautifully illustrated picture book biographies, this book pairs narrative nonfiction biographies rich in language and illustrations with national content standards in the social studies, science, and the arts. • Provides more than 100 picture book biographies (primarily from 2010 to the present) that offer the newest in engaging literature • Supplies lessons and units of instruction—including technology and web tools—that can be used to teach collaboratively with content area teachers • Links directly to national content area standards to ensure rigorous teaching • Provides clear evidence of the value of using higher-level picture books with middle grade students • Lends the unique perspective of authors who hold graduate degrees in children's literature, have been book reviewers for many years, have presented at state and national conferences on children's literature, and possess extensive experience with review committees of children's resources at the state and national levels on the subject of determining the quality of books for children
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The American Revolution

The American Revolution

Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. Sheinkin, Steve. The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, and Treachery.

Author: Sophie Washburne

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781502657619

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 104

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The United States was formed by a group of people fighting back against perceived injustices by Great Britain, which the British viewed as justified actions. Both sides of the story of American independence are presented to readers, along with colorful maps, discussion questions, and annotated quotes. In-depth sidebars help readers connect these events to their own lives by examining how the American Revolution is presented in pop culture, and by exploring what the historical sites mentioned are like today. This fresh approach encourages readers to think critically about the events that ultimately led to American independence.
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction

A Perfect Fit

A Perfect Fit

Discover how the Lane Bryant clothing brand changed the way we buy clothes forever by celebrating bodies of all shapes and sizes in this inclusive picture book biography of a Lithuanian immigrant with a brilliant eye for fashion and ...

Author: Mara Rockliff

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780358125433

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 0

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Discover how the Lane Bryant clothing brand changed the way we buy clothes forever by celebrating bodies of all shapes and sizes in this inclusive picture book biography of a Lithuanian immigrant with a brilliant eye for fashion and business. With stunning artwork from Sibert medalist Juana Martinez-Neal. Lena came to America with nothing but a dream--and an exceptional ability to drape and snip and stitch. She never used a pattern or a tape measure, but every dress she sewed turned out to be a perfect fit. Then, one day, a customer presented her with a new challenge. Could she design a stylish, comfortable gown for a body shape that did not meet the current standards of fashion Lena took the challenge. Under the company name Lane Bryant, she became famous for flattering and modish clothing designed for all different shapes and sizes. The world of fashion would never be the same.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Congressional Record

Congressional Record

Speaking before the Library Committee , Dr. Hexamer said : I represent the National German American Alliance ... When the great Revolutionary storm arose , and it became necessary to fight for liberty , the German colonists were not ...

Author: United States. Congress

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044107589186

Category: Law

Page: 1012

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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)
Categories: Law