A collection of concrete poetry, illustrations, and photographs that shows how young children's constructions, created as they play, are reflected in notable works of architecture from around the world.
BC Summer Reading Club 2015
These collections of summer reading club titles are an excellent source of reading material for young readers.
- Auteur:Hale, ChristySommaire:
- Auteur:Reilly, Kathleen M.Sommaire:
Introduces readers to the history and science behind the world's energy sources, including petroleum, natural gas, wind, hydropower, solar, and geothermal, through hands-on projects using common household items.
- Auteur:London, JonathanSommaire:
Froggy and his friends build a treehouse, while avoiding help from his little sister, Frogilina.
- Auteur:Paxmann, ChristineSommaire:
Children will be utterly absorbed by this journey through the history of architecture, from the earliest mud huts to today's soaring towers. Chronologically arranged, this large-format book gives each iconic building its own double-page...
- Auteur:Harper, Charise MericleSommaire:
Little Green only knows one word: 'Go!' It's the perfect thing to get the construction site moving, but how will they stop?
- Auteur:Droyd, AnnSommaire:
In the bright buzzing room, it is time to power down. Here is a modern bedtime story about bidding our gadgets goodnight. Don't worry, though. They'll be waiting for us, fully charged, in the morning.
- Auteur:Willems, MoSommaire:
Piggie introduces his reluctant friend, Gerald the elephant, to the wonderful world of pretend.
- Auteur:Barrows, AnnieSommaire:
When all the second grade students must enter the science fair, which has global warming as its theme, best friends Ivy and Bean team up to create an unusual project.
- Auteur:Brown, JeffreySommaire:
After surviving his first year at Jedi Academy, Roan Novachez thought his second year would be a breeze. This year, Roan will have to face alien poetry tests, menacing robots, food fights, flight simulation class, online bullies, more...
- Auteur:Clement, NathanSommaire:
The bulldozer, the excavator, the loader and other heavy machinery all have important tasks to accomplish at the job site: digging, lifting, carrying, dumping, moving, shaping.
- Auteur:Portis, AntoinetteSommaire:
Annalina's diary entries reflect her feelings and experiences as she goes from being afraid to go to kindergarten to loving it during her first month of school.
- Auteur:Hautzig, DeborahSommaire:
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas.
- Auteur:Fliess, SueSommaire:
Lets build a fort! Grab a pencil, draw the plans. We'll construct it with our hands. Dad and son hit the hardware store. And then they start to build! Raise the walls up, hoist that beam. Real construction takes a team! When theyre all...
- Auteur:Ritchie, ScotSommaire:
An engaging introduction to buildings, with a deft mix of nonfiction and fiction elements.
- Auteur:Eberly, ChelseaSommaire:
Shy Princess Alexa, who has difficulty dancing, steps through a secret door in the garden into a world where she has magic powers and must save the Queen Unicorn from evil Princess Malucia.
- Auteur:Shapiro, J. H.Sommaire:
A picture book biography of urban environmental artist Tyree Guyton, discussing his childhood in 1950s Detroit and the way he used art to transform his decaying, crime-ridden neighborhood into an internationally-recognized exhibit.
- Auteur:Shabazz, IlyasahSommaire:
Describes how young Malcolm's optimism and faith were challenged by intolerance and a series of tragedies that compelled him to learn self-reliance and how to embrace his individuality to reach his highest potential.
- Auteur:Graham, IanSommaire:
The tallest, the biggest, the longest and the deepest structures in the world are revealed in detail in this incredible book. Learn all about these immense buildings, tunnels, bridges and other constructions.
- Auteur:Barron, T. A.Sommaire:
Basil, a small, flying lizard who is searching for others like himself, discovers that there is more to him than he knows, as he becomes engaged in Avalon's great war between the evil Rhita Gawr and the forces of good.
- Auteur:Novesky, Amy.Sommaire:
Discusses American Jazz singer Billie Holiday and her dogs, especially her pet boxer, Mister.