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Oil Spill! by Melvin Berger, illustrated by Paul Mirocha (non-fiction historical narrative)

Berger, M. (1994). Oil Spill!. ( P. Mirocha, Illustrator) New York, NY: Harper Collins Children’s Books.

Summary: In Oil Spill!, Berger tells the story of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989. 420 more words

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book review, ellington was not a street, by Ntozake Shange, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (poetry for youth, 3-5)

Shange, N. (2004). ellington was not a street. (K. Nelson, Illustrator). New York: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.

Summary: In the poem, “Mood Indigo,” poet Ntosake Shange recounts her childhood in a home that hosted such great thinkers, actors, artists, and musicians as Dizzy Gillespie, W. 289 more words

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book review, The Patchwork Path, by Bettye Stroud, illustrated by Erin Susanne Bennett (a picture book on a historical topic)

Stroud, B. (2005). The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map To Freedom. (E. S. Bennett, Illustrator). Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press

Summary: A young girl, Hannah, dreams of freedom as she learns about it from her mother, who teaches her the meanings of symbols stitched in a quilt. 335 more words

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book review, North: The Amazing Story of Arctic Migration (science picture book)

Dowson, N. (2011) North: The amazing story of Arctic migration. (P. Benson, Illustrator) Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press.

Summary: Tells the story of different animals that migrate to the far north during the brief Arctic summer. 397 more words

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Wen kümmert's was die da oben in ihren Wahlprogrammen schreiben?

Die vergleichende Politikwissenschaft greift neben Expertenbefragungen und Meinungsumfragen gerne auf die Wahlprogramme von Parteien zurück, um Parteipositionen zu messen (Debus 2009). Unter Zuhilfenahme verschiedener Techniken werden Parteipositionen für bestimme Themenfelder berechnet und häufig zu einer generellen Links-Rechts-Position der einzelnen Parteien aufsummiert ( 1,152 more words

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book review, The Great Graph Contest, by Loreen Leedy (math picture book)

Leedy, L. (2005) The great graph contest. New York, NY: Holiday House. Inc.

Summary: A toad named Gonk and a lizzard named Beezy compete with each other to see who can make a better graph. 251 more words

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