It is part 4 & 5 of 5 in our regional spotlights of the Booking Across the USA series. We are featuring authors and illustrators from each state!
Learn about people in each state who have contributed to the world of children’s literature.
Here are the featured authors and illustrators from the northeastern and western states!
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Learn about Maurice Sendak and get inspired Where The Wild Things Are at The Art Curator for Kids.
Country Fun tells us all about Chris Van Dusen.
Mama Smiles shares information and resources to use with Jan Brett’s books.
Mary Lyn Ray is featured at Elementary Matters.
Just Another Mom highlights the great Sandra Boynton.
Learn about Matt Novak at Still Playing School.
Kitchen Floor Crafts shines the light on Gail Gibbons!
Learn about illustrator Barbara Lavallee. (coming soon)
Enchanted Homeschooling Mom shares about Dr. Seuss.
The Educators’ Spin On It will be sharing with us soon!
Story Time Secrets takes us to tropical Hawaii and tells us about Graham Salisbury.
True Aim Education will be sharing soon too.
Eleanor Coerr wrote many books during her lifetime. She was born in Canada and lived in various places including Nevada.
Her books included Sadako, Josefina Story Quilt, Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express. She even wrote a book about Nevada called S is for Silver: A Nevada Alphabet.
You can learn about the United States in some of her stories. Read about the California gold rush in Chang’s Paper Pony. Or travel in a covered wagon in 1850 on a journey to California in Josefina Story Quilt.
But, if you really are seeking that Nevada connection, check out S is for Silver: A Nevada Alphabet. After reading the book, have your child pick one topic from the story to explore further. He can create a book all about the chosen topic!
Kids Yoga Stories shares about one of my favorite authors, Karma Wilson!
Cutting Tiny Bites looks at another favorite author, Cynthia Rylant. Rylant draws on her surroundings in many of her books!
Teach Beside Me explores Brandon Mull.
A Book Long Enough takes an inside look at poet Jack Prelutsky.
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