by Ann Stalcup
Leo Politi was a true innovator in children’s books. Rather than setting his stories in a generic landscape - the city, the town, or the farm - many of Leo's books detail individual cultures. Leo wrote and illustrated more than 20 books over the course of five decades.
The story of the Navajo Code Talkers and the part they played during World War II. Although the facts are true, this is a fictionalized account of the Code Talkers, focusing mostly on one man, but it is the experience of every Code Talker's dangers and triumphs. READ MORE
Compelling stories of three child survivors of World War ll. Three Who Survived chronicles each child's life at the age of seven, and the ways each life changed suddenly and unexpectedly as a result of the war.
Carolyn Tokunaga & Ann Stalcup are long time elementary teachers who have created a highly successful technique for consistently producing imaginative stories from each student using the same design (squiggle) as the starting point.
The text of this handy teacher's workbook is enhanced by illustrator Pam Smallcomb's charming line drawings in this guide to the traditional Mexican celebration. Grades 1 - 5. READ MORE