LANGUAGE ARTS - ELEMENTARY

Aboriginal Literacy Fairy Tales and Folklore Publishing

Alphabet

General LA Sites

Reading

Authors - General

Lesson Plans

Reader's Theatre

Authors - Specific

Media Studies

Rhymes

Book Lists by Topic

Poetry

Storytelling

E Books

Professional

 

 

ABORIGINAL LITERACY

Aboriginal Games and Activities This site is designed to teach the original intent of play and activities. Covers: Medicine wheel perspectives and various games such as fox tails, bone toss, bird snare.

Aboriginal Language and Cultures Website Western and Northern Canadian Protocol. Supports the implementation of the Common Curriculum for Aboriginal Language and Culture. Programs: Kindergarten to Grade 12: Western Canada Protocol for Collaboration in Basic Education. Document can be accessed at: Common Curriculum Framework for Aboriginal Language and Culture Programs, Kindergarten to Grade 12, June 2000. http://www.wcp.ca

Cradleboard Teaching Project Lesson plans and activities to support Native American culture - past, present and future.

Kids' Stop - Information Sheets - Index - Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Aboriginal information sheets for children aged 8-11

Welcome to Buffalo Sprinit On Line - The Spirit is rising! The Medicine Wheel by Francis Whiskeyjack

ALPHABET

Alphabet Action Click on a letter to hear its name and see a picture. Display the letter in both upper and lower case. Gives the word being shown.

Beyond the Letters:A Retrospective of Canadian Alphabet Books From the National Library of Canada, "beautiful samples from selected alphabet books or "abecedarians" starting with one created in 1859 and ranging up to contemporary Canadiana." History of Canadian alphabet books; general evolution of the children's book industry in Canada. Seven educational activities--Grades 1 to 6.

Mrs. Jackson's Morris Farm Alphabet Book Site Click on a letter to see and read about something beginning with that sound at the Morris Farm. The letters are displayed in both upper and lower case. Includes links to other alphabet sites.

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AUTHORS/BOOKS/ILLUSTRATORS - GENERAL

ALSC: Association for Library Service to Children Annotated links to Internect resources for children, parents, teacher and children's librarians.

The Author Corner A place to meet children's and young adult authors. Includes the Reading Corner, a place to find reviews on Caldecott and Newbery Books, Fiction and Nonfiction, New Books, Picture Books, Young Adult Books.

Author Spotlight Highlights various authors.

Authors and Illustrators - Horn Book Letters from authors and Horn Book radio reviews and an art gallery.

Book Review Site Provides links to book review sites: Booklist, Books for Children, Children's Literature Homepage and Fiction Focus.

Boston Globe/Horn Book Awards for Children's Literature

Bridge Elementary School Library's Author and Illustrator Page Links to author sites and sites about specific authors.

CALDECOTT MEDAL

Canadian Children's Book Centre

Canadian Children's Literature Service Book lists prepared by the National Library of Canada.

Canadian Materials Review An excellent made-in-Manitoba site that reviews Canadian books.

CanTeach - English Language Arts Links Links to literature reviews, theme lists and lesson plans, reading and writing resources, author and illustrators and their creations, online books, stories and other writing.

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site Book reviews, children's literature by curriculum area and theme, authors and illustrators, professional section, parenting resources, children's literature newsletter.

Children's Book Council Features on authors and illustrators. Award and genre lists.

Children's Literature: Meet authors and illustrators Links to children's author and illustrator sites.

Children's Literature Web Guide Links to numerous internet resources related to books for children and young adults.

Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University : Abstracts of over 4,000 picture books with Keyword search of topic, concepts, and skills.

Cyberguides "CyberGuides are supplementary, standards-based, web-delivered units of instruction centered on core works of literature. Each CyberGuide contains a student and teacher edition, standards, a task and a process by which it may be completed, teacher-selected web sites and a rubric."

Coretta Scott King Award

Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature Searchable by award, suggested age of reader, setting, format, genre, ethnicity of protagonist or tale, gender of protagonist, historical period, multicultural, and year.

Edgar Allen Poe Award for Young Adult Literautre

edirectory : Directory of scholars of literature for children and young adults

Hans Christian Andersen Award

Index to Internet Sites: Children's and Young Adults' Authors and Illustrators Links to various sites.

International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) "The mission of the ICDL is to select, collect, digitize, and organize children's materials in their original languages and to create appropriate technologies for access and use by children 3-13 years old." Provides access to digitized children's books from around the world. Books are searchable, or browsable by category, title, author, or location. Also includes links to related resources. The site is maintained by the University of Maryland and the Internet Archive.

International Reading Association Children's Book Award

Jane Adams Award for a Children's Picture Book

Just for Kids Who Love Books Children's books and authors, including reviews, forums, and response pages.

Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration in Children's Books first published in the United Kingdom

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators Select subject access - Literature/Language Arts to access links to numerous sites on authors, writing and reading and lesson plans for various books.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Award

Mildred L. Batchelder Award

National Council of Teachers of English Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children Established in 1977, the award was given annually until 1982; now it is given every three years

NEWBERY MEDAL

PIKA: Canadian Children's Literature Database From the National Library of Canada, a searchable database of 35 000 Canadian children's books. Subject headings and summaries provided for most.

Reading Rainbow This television show has featured many of the best picture books. Features teachers' guides and lesson plans. Be sure to check out the Curriculum Index.

Reading Rockets - Children's Books and Authors - Exclusive interviews "A handful of authors and illustrators have changed the face of children's literature with memorable, magical books that appeal to readers both young and old."

Read Up On It Notable books on a variety of themes and award-winning Canadian children's books in all categories. Theme-based activities--various ages.

Ride the Reading Roller Coaster Reading is important to everyone in the information age. Start thinking differently about the role of books and reading in your life. There are electronic books, ezines, online publishing, and web-based information. Maybe you don't like roller coasters, but have you tried the other rides? Maybe you don't like all books, but have you tried magazines, short stories, audio-books?

Ride the Reading Roller Coaster - Workshops In this online workshop, explore how to connect popular children's and young adult literature with online reading projects, Internet resources and activities.

Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction

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AUTHORS / BOOKS / ILLUSTRATORS - SPECIFIC

Alcott, Louisa May

Arnold, Caroline

Avi

Bang, Molly

Berenstain Bears

Birdwell, Norm

Bond, Michael

Brett, Jan

Bridwell, Norm

Brown, Marc

Browne, Anthony

Carle, Eric

Cleary, Beverly

Dahl, Roald

DePaola, Tomie

Fox, Mem

Galloway, Priscilla

Hines, Anna Grossnickle

Hutchins, Pat

Irvine, Joan

Johnson, Crockett

Keats, Ezra Jack

Lionni, Leo

MacDonald, Suse

Mayer, Mercer

Munsch, Robert

Numeroff, Laura Joffe

Park, Barbara

Pilkey, Dav

Potter, Beatrix

Rey, H. A. and Margaret Rey

Rowling, J.K.

Seuss

Snicket, Lemony

Steig, William

Stevens, Janet

Stine, R. L.

Wells, Rosemary

White, E.B.

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Wood, Audrey

Zolotow, Charlotte

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BOOK LISTS BY TOPIC

BULLYING

Books about Bullying and Teasing A bibliography prepared by a 13-year-old girl,the victim of teasing, as part of the Easing the Teasing website.

Bullies in Children's Literature From Carol Hurst's website, an article on books with bullies in them and a suggested activity to use in the classroom.

Recommended Books on Bullying A British website that sorts the list by age-appropriateness.

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CHARACTER EDUCATION

Books to Live By: Using children's literature for character education An article by Sheryl O'Sullivan in The Reading Teacher, V. 57 #7, April 2004. Lists picture books and chapter books to use. Contact the Media Centre to borrow. Also available through EBSCOhost if your school subscribes.

Alphabetic List Picture Books listed by topic

CharacterEd Lists of book by character traits.

Helping Children with Books Booklists on such themes as new baby, manners, anger, fears, jealousy, etc.

Picture Book Database From Miami University, a database of more than 5000 picture book titles, searchable by keyword. This link to the social studies section, includes many booklists on topics such as friendship, respect and honesty.

PIKA: Canadian Children's Literature Database From the National Library of Canada, a searchable database of 35 000 Canadian children's books. Good tool for searching for books on a specific theme.

Social Schools: Books about Getting Along From Monroe County Public Library in Indiana, a selection of booklists about Communication, Conflict Resolution, Courtesy, Diversity, Emotions, Honesty, Patience, Peace, Responsibility, Self-Esteem, Sharing, Sportsmanship and Universal Similarities and Differences.

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HISTORICAL FICTION - CANADA

Explorers of Canada Historic Fiction Social Studies Grade 4 In the units by BC Teacher-Librarians section of The Bookmark May 2002.

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HUMOUR

Funny Books The MSLA Journal, Spring 2004 issue has a list of funny books for early, middle and senior levels. Contact the Media Centre to borrow.

MATHEMATICS LITERATURE CONNECTIONS

Links to lots of lists on using literature in the mathematics classroom can be found here.

PERSONAL NARRATIVES

Elementary Personal Narrative Books Check out May 17/04 message for a list of picture books to use to teach personal narrative.


E-BOOKS

International Children's Digital Library Full text of 611 children's books available online in 30 different languages. Search selection can be made by age, colour, topic, length, award winning, language and more.


FAIRY TALES AND FOLKLORE

Fairy Fractured Tales Bibliography of assorted tales that give a twist on the classics.

Folklore, Myth and Legend Part of The children's literature Web Guide.

Folklore and Mythology Electronic tests.

Legends  Exploring legend in history, folklore, literature, fiction, and the arts. Has links to Shakespeare, King Arthur, Beowulf , fairy tales and more.

Tongue-in-Cheek Versions A booklist of various humourous takes on traditional tales.

Cinderella

Cinderella Books

Use the Union catalogue to check if any schools have these titles. Access the catalogue here.


GENERAL LANGUAGE ARTS SITES

4th and 5th Grade Student Research Resources - Literature Sources Numerous links to literature, grammar and writing sources.

Global Access to Educational Sources - Literature and Writing Numerous links to literature, story and writing resources.

K-12 English Annotated links to English resources online.

Little Explorers: Picture Dictionary with Links From EnchantedLearning.com, this is a picture dictionary for younger students. Each entry contains a word, and the word used in a sentence. Most entries also link to a related Web site. Teaching suggestions for in-class use of the dictionary, option to select English-French; English-German; English-Portuguese; and English-Spanish.

Reader's Theatre Online Canada Read aloud Reader's Theatre Scripts Grades K-10. Scripts for teens and adults.

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LESSON PLANS / ACTIVITIES

Blue Web'n Learning Sites Library "Blue Web'n is an online library of 1800+ outstanding Internet sites categorized by subject, grade level, and format (tools, references, lessons, hotlists, resources, tutorials, activities, projects). You can search by grade level (Refined Search), broad subject area (Content Areas), or specific sub-categories (Subject Area). "

Doucette Index K-12 Literature Based Teaching Ideas: An index to books and web sites Search by author, title or illustrator. Provides links to books and web sites that have teaching suggestions for specific children's and young adult novels.

Educator's Reference Desk Formerly AskERIC, these lesson plans are subdivided by topic, e.g. Spelling. Grade level information is provided.

Grade 2 Teacher Views Includes a review and activity for various books at the grade two level.

Lesson Plans and Activities Provides links to various language arts lesson plans and activities.

Picture Book Unit From the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation, a unit that has students create their own picture book.

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MEDIA STUDIES

Convince Me Lesson plan. Grades 4-6 on analyzing ads.

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POETRY

Instant Poetry Forms "Instant Poetry Forms consists of more than sixty interactive literacy activities. Students can point, click and add words to the frame of a poem. With a quick click on the button below the form, the writer's words are magically added, completing each line. At that point, poets are invited to export their draft into a word processor for further revision and editing, (choose font, clip art, a border, etc.). An interactive poetry form finder on the website categorizes the forms by topic (or language skill) to help literacy teachers find just the right form for the mini-lesson of the moment." Blue Web'n Site.

National Council of Teachers of English Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children Established in 1977, the award was given annually until 1982; now it is given every three years

Poetry Teachers.com How to teach poetry, poetry theater, activities.


PROFESSIONAL

International Reading Association (IRA) Literacy links resources for teachers and parents.

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PUBLISHING

These sites courtesy of Schlib Message from Marg. Stimson.

Girl's Life 4517 Hartford Rd., Baltimore, MD 21214. Occasional stories, poems, and artwork from girls 7 to 14: publishes a full kid-written issue in the fall.

Jack and Jill Children's Better Health Institute, 1100 Waterway Blvd., P.O. Box 567, Indianapolis, IN 46206. Jokes, poems, artwork, and short stories from kids 6 to 10.

Page by Page: Creating a Children's Book Step-by-step overview of how children's books are created. Comprehensive teaching unit; bookmaking guide; 10 activities--Grades 2 to 7.

Publish Your Creative Work Online: Theme Page

Stone Soup: The Magazine for Children P.O. Box 83, Santa Cruz, CA 95063. Stories, poems, book reviews, and artwork by kids from 6 to 13.

Storyworks Scholastic A magazine available by subscription..."Grades 36; language arts Storyworks integrates a wide variety of literary genres with activities and skills to support a balanced reading program. Genres include poetry, short stories, plays, non-fiction, riddles, student-written book reviews, and author interviews. "

Writes of Passage Includes interviews with well known writers, features tips for writers, and accepts submissions of teen writers.

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READING

KidReach: The Online Reading Center Education World site. Help for motivating PreK-8 students to read.

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READER'S THEATRE

Aaron Shep - Stories, Scripts and More Looking for scripting sheets? This is one place to get them.

Aaron Shepard's RT Page Scripts as well as lots of tips on selecting, scripting, staging and performing your own.

Monthly Readers' Theatre Scripts Scripts in both Word and txt format. Includes fairy tales and fables.

Reader's Theatre Gander's Academy site.

Reader's Theatre Scripts & Plays Over fifty scripts, many based on children's books.

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 RHYMES

Books and Lessons that Teach with Rhyme A list of books told in rhyme, plus links to many activities to use in the classroom.

Use the Union catalogue (click here) to check if any schools have these titles.

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STORYTELLING

Handbook for Storytellers Practical advice for storytellers on choosing, learning and telling a story.

Storytelling Resources. Annotated bibliography can be found in April 2004 issue of Inklings. To borrow, contact the Media Centre.

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MEDIA CENTRE RESOURCES

CHILDREN'S FILMS

VC8627 Aardvark's Picnic

Aardvark's Picnic (5 min.) Aardvark has planned a feast of ant delicacies for his aardvark friends. His only problem is that he cannot find the ants. It takes a surprise to save the day. Based on the story by Jon Atlas Highma. Oscar got the blame (6 min.) Nobody believes that Oscar has a friend named Billy who does all sorts of devilish deeds. So Oscar is blamed for making messes, playing tricks and upsetting the pets. In the end, Billy surprises viewers by being very real indeed. Based on the story by Tony Ross. ANIMATED

VC6556 ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY When everything goes wrong Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too.

VC8660 Les Aristochats French version of The Aristocrats. Upon Madame Adelaide Bonfamille's passing, her cat Duchess and 3 kittens stand to inherit her fortune. But not if Edgar the butler can help it. Film Classification ANIMATED

VC8888 Arthur makes the team plus Meek for a week It's baseball season, Arthur and the gang all sign up to play. Coach Frensky's challenge is to work with a team where everyone wants to pitch, and no one knows the meaning of the word "teamwork." - Muffy bets Francine that she can't be nice to everyone for a whole week. Francine has to keep the bet a secret. The trouble is, the gang begins to worry that Francine isn't herself. CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC8889 Arthur's pet business plus D.W. the copycat . How can Arthur prove to his parents that he's ready to take care of a puppy of his own? "Get a job!" suggests D.W. Within two days, Arthur's pet business has its first client. Can Arthur really care for a canine that comes with her own pet food recipes and a long list of pet peeves. - D.W.'s going through yet another personality change. This time she wants to be just like Arthur. She walks, talks and follows him everywhere. Can Arthur persuade D.W. that the world is only big enough for one Arthur? CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC8902 Arthur's teacher trouble plus Arthur's spelling trouble /. It's the first day of third grade, Arthur's biggest fear has come true. His new teacher is the dreaded Mr. Ratburn, a man who is rumored to eat nails for breakfast, to turn into a vampire at night and to give homework everyday. - It's that time again, the annual all-school Spell-a-thon. Arthur, Prunella and The Brain have been chosen to compete. If that doesn't spell trouble, what does? CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC5741 BLACKBERRY SUBWAY JAM. Jonathan reprograms subway train that uses his home as a regular stop. Adapted from Robert Munsch's, Jonathan Cleaned-up-Then he heard a sound. ANIMATION

VC6410 BORROWERS, THE, BY MARY NORTON. Miniature people, who live in an old country house by borrowing things from humans, are forced to emigrate from their home under the clock.

VC8159 A boy, a dog, and a frog. A small boy & his dog spend a day trying to capture a playful frog at a nearby pond.

VC6688 CHATEAU DE SABLE, LE (THE SAND CASTLE). Tale of the Sandman & the creatures he sculpts out of sand without words.

VC8841 Chicken Little When an acorn falls on her head, Chicken Little convinces herself and her birdbrained friends that the sky is falling. Animated.

VC8842 Chrysanthemum. Chrysanthemum thinks she has the perfect name, until she goes to school. Animated.

VC8133 Curse of the Viking grave, based on the novel by Farley Mowat. Two boys discover a Viking grave, find themselves pitted against an unscrupulous artifact dealer & the spirit of the tomb.

VC8558 L'etrange noel de Monsieur Jack . French version of A Christmas Story (1979). Fat Albert and the gang help new neighbours by giving them a temporary home in their clubhouse, forgetting that Tightwad Tyrone has plans to demolish it. ANIMATED

VC8160 Frog goes to dinner. Frog escapes from little boy's jacket pocket where he wreaks havoc in a fancy restaurant.

VC8161 Frog, where are you? Frog manages to escape again finding adventure in all sorts of unique and perilous situations.

VC7014 The great toy robbery. Wild West cartoon with Santa Claus as most wanted good guy.

VC8640 La Guerre des tuques (French). Two gangs. Two leaders. Two rivals: Luc and Pierre. Looks at the questions of peace, war, friendship, solidarity and the personal value of individuals.

VC6920 The hoboken chicken emergency. When the Bobwicy family asked their son Arthur to pick up a turkey for Thanksgiving, they weren't expecting him to bring home a 266 pound live chicken named Henrietta.

VC7013 I know an old lady who swallowed a fly. A nonsense song sung by Burl Ives & given unrestrained interpretation by the cartoonist.

VC6982 If you give a mouse a cookie. A chain reaction set in motion when a little boy offers a cookie to a visiting mouse. CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC8783 L'ile aux tresor /. French version of Treasure Island. Jim Hawkins is caught up with the pirate Long John Silver in search of buried treasure of the buccaneer Captain Flint. Adaptation of the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.

VC8659 James et la peche geante /. French version of James and the Giant Peach. James' happy life at the English seaside is rudely ended when his parents are killed by a rhinoceros and he goes to live with his two horrid aunts. Daringly saving the life a spider he comes into possession of magic boiled crocodile tongues, after which an enormous peach starts to grow in the garden. Venturing inside he meets not only the spider but a number of new friends including a ladybug and a centipede who help him with his plan to try and get to New York. Film Classification PART ANIMATED

VC5754 KNOTS ON A COUNTING ROPE, BY BILL MARTIN JR. & JOHN ARCHAMBAULT. American Indian boy's challenge to overcome his blindness.

VC7015 Little Red Riding Hood. The pretty little girl, her grandmother & the wicked old wolf.

VC8828 Madeline and the toy factory. Madeline becomes a living doll after she's accidentally boxed up and shipped out to a toy store. CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC8829 Madeline's winter vacation. The snowy fun of a Swiss Alps vacation turns into snowy trouble for Madeline and her friends after an avalanche cuts them off from outside help. CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC7017 The north wind and the sun. A fable by Aesop.

VC8782 Les nouvelles adventures de Tom et Huck /. French version of Tom and Huck. Some of the adventures: finding lost treasure; witnessing a murder; getting lost in a cave; almost getting killed. Based on the book Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.

VC8211 Operation beurre de pinottes (French). An abandoned house that might be haunted. An art teacher who hates imagination. A pair of ghosts whose moods swing from affable to malevolent. A mysterious potion to grow back hair, just add peanut butter.

VC8884 The Paper Bag Princess and 2 other stories dragon. Also, Murmel, Murmel, Murmel, and The Boy in the Drawer.

VC7009 Peep and the big wide world. Adventures of Peep, a newly hatched chick & her two birdfriends.

VC6629 RAMONA, AGE 8, BY BEVERLY CLEARY. Exploits of a mischievous child. Visual novel in four episodes: squeakerfoot; mystery meal; Ramona the patient; rainy Sunday.

VC6631 RAMONA FOREVER, BY BEVERLY CLEARY. Exploits of a mischievous child. Visual novel in three episodes: goodbye, hello; the perfect day; sibling ties.

VC8891 Richard Scarry's best ABC video ever! Huckle Cat and his classmates present the alphabet in the context of 26 charming stories emphasizing familiar words beginning with each letter. CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC8830 Santa needs help. Hilda who has planned a very special Christmas ski party gives up her skis to Santa when the runners on his sleigh break.

VC8621 Shiloh. Based on the Newbery Award winning book. Inspiration story of a boy's love for a dog. Film Classification: PG CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC6993 Silent Lotus. A little deaf girl who communicates through dance. CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC8885 The snowstorm and 2 other stories /. Hilda's the new playground monitor but because of her strength she's afraid she might hurt one of the kids. When a snowstorm hits and the school bus gets stuck, Hilda uses her strength to save her friends,realizing it's not so bad being big and strong after all. - An added treat are musical interstitials which teach basic safety tips and fun facts about the world. Also, Professor Dig and his Egyptian Mummy, and The Treasure Hunt.

VC7037 Stellaluna. A baby cat who separated from her mother, ends up being raised by a family of birds.

VC8559 Sur les traces du Pere Noel /. French version of The Santa Claus. The adventures of a divorced father who has to care for his son on Christmas. As everybody knows these days are always full of surprises. Film Classification G

VC3579 The sweater. Animated version of Roch Carrier's children's story.

VC6561 TENTH GOOD THING ABOUT BARNEY, THE A boy learns to accept the death of his cat.

VC6627 THREE LITTLE TRAMPS Animated tale about three abandoned dogs who set off in search of a new home.

VC8791 Tommy Tricker and the stamp traveler (French). Story of young Ralph James who shares his father's passion for collecting stamps. One day he makes the mistake of trading one of his father's most precious stamps to clever Tommy Tricker and a whole series of adventures ensues as Ralph tries to get his hands on a replacement stamp. Beginning with the discovery of a secret formula for stamp travel, Ralph soon finds himself on a delightfully perilous journey aboard a postage stamp heading for Australia with a totally unexpected stopover in China.

VC6099 VICTORY THE BEAR. Unusual relationship between an old man and a wild bear.

VC6994 Weep no more my lady. A 13 year old boy takes in a stray dog that brings him joy & a poignant lesson in what it takes to become a man.

VC6559 WHEN THE WIND STOPS (CHARLOTTE ZOLOTOW). In nature end is also a beginning, day gives way to night, winter ends& spring begins; after it stops falling, rain makes clouds for other storms.

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CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

VC8084 Aesop's fables: tape #1. The Ant and the Dove. Animated; The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse (2nd edition). Animated; The North Wind and the Sun. Animated.

K03258 The case of the cat's meow

Private Eyes Club goes looking for Mildred, the cat.

VC3115 Charlotte's web /. Animated musical tale of friendship and salvation.

VC6707 CHILDREN'S CLASSICS: ANIMATION PART 1. Little Red Riding Hood; The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse; The Steadfast Tin Soldier; I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly; Paddle to the Sea.

VC8795 Children's favourites : A unique compilation of five animated legends.

VC8794 Children's favourites : A unique compilation of five animated fables. CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC6706 CHILDREN'S FAVOURITES: Three Canadian stories: The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin, Mary of Mile 18, Blackberry Subway Jam. CLOSED CAPTIONED

CD0060 CHILDREN'S TREASURY II: RHYMES, POEMS AND STORIES/MACINTOSH: For beginner readers & those not yet able to read.

CD0038 Children's treasury of stories, nursery rhymes, and songs/Macintosh: For beginner readers & those not yet able to read.

CD0030 The Christmas CD, version 3.1.3/Macintosh: Favorite Christmas stories collection.

CD0014 Cinderella : A fairy godmother helps a poor young girl win the heart of a prince.

VC5889 A daring rescue/The Daring Rescue of Marlon, The Swimming Pig,by Susan Saunders: Three mice apply for a job as a part-time pet that loves stories.

VC5886 DIFFERENT DRUMMER, A, BY KEN SOBOL: Dropped from school cheerleading team, Zazi is helped to deal with her feelings.

VC3129 The doughnuts: From the book Homer Price by Robert McCloskey (Viking).

KO3253 E. B. WHITE: E.B. White tells about himself and his stories.

K03273 The eagle has landed : Man's first journey to the moon and back. Halloween night in an apartment block.

CD0028 Favorite fairy tales, version 3.1.3/Macintosh: Interactive stories involve children with narration, music, illustrations, animation.

VC8078 Folk tales, Tape 4: The Little Red Hen(2nd edition). Animated; The Gingerbread Man. Animated.

VC8079 Folk tales, Tape 6: Rumpelstiltskin; The Shoemaker and the Elves. Animated.

K03265 A ghost story : Journey of ghost that lives in a bottle. Silly Goose is always celebrating the wrong holiday.

VC5887 GIANT TALE, A: Zazi & Norbert discover their story's setting is Ireland & upon Leon's arrival, a giant, magically, appears to read them the Tale of Fin M'Coul.

VC5888 GOOD FRIENDS/MY ROBOT BUDDY, BY ALFRED SLOTE: Norbert, Leon & Zazi's story, "My Robot Buddy" is finished for them by story's main character, who miraculously appears.

VC5891 GRAMMY MAY/HOLLER HOLLOW, BY IAN RITCHIE: The mice's favourite cheesecake haunt is closing down.

CD0029 The greatest children's stories ever told, version 3.0/Macintosh: Thirteen classic children's tales.

K03291 HAPPY HIPPOPOTAMI, BY BILL MARTIN JR.: A hippo holiday picnic in the merry month of May.

VC3130 Harold and the purple crayon: From the book by Crockett Johnson (Harper).

VC2796 The hobbit: Tolkien classic shown in animation. Journey with Bilbo Baggins into Middle Earth. Experience his adventures.

VC5879 How the whale got his throat: Whale swallows a sailor on a raft in one gulp and from that day they only eat small fish. Duplicate of F00105.

K03261 How to catch a ghost : Instructions in Rhyme for catching a ghost. Rhyme of the scary prowl of the ooley bugs on Halloween night.

VC3093 Huckleberry Finn: Huck's adventures with a runaway slave and two con men.

K03301 INTRODUCING CANADIAN CHILDREN'S AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS: Biographies of Canadian authors.

CD0012 Just grandma and me/Macintosh: Little Critter & his grandma take the bus to the beach.

VC5890 KNIGHT-TIME TALE, A/THE SCEPTRE OF ALDRIC, BY IAN RITCHIE: While the mice read The Sceptre of Aldric, a knight emerges from the bookshelves & medieval adventures come to life.

VC6398 LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, THE (PART I & II): Land of Aslan the Lion & his arch-enemy White Witch who ensures it is always Winter but never Christmas.

K03266 The little disaster: One disaster led to another.

VC5956 LITTLE MATCH GIRL: Seeking comfort from flame of one of her matches, girl lights way to kingdom of Santa Claus.

K03263 The longest journey in the world : A little caterpillar goes on a long journey. A car ride through the city.

VC8336 The Maurice Sendak library

K03270 MAY I BRING A FRIEND? Bringing friends to see the King and Queen.

VC5894 MERMAIDS AND MONSTERS/THE VOICE IN THE SHELL, BY JOAN AIKEN: A mermaid treats the mice to "The Voice in the Shell".

VC5892 MICE IN A MYSTERY/RED ROCKET, BY IAN RITCHIE: The mice learn the mystery story rules.

CD0010 Moving gives me a stomach ache by Heather McKend/Macintosh: Children's feelings about moving - it's not so bad after all.

CD0006 Mud puddle/Macintosh: A walking mud puddle continually ambushes a little girl until she gets the better of it.

CD0048 The new kid on the block/Macintosh: Poetry by Jack Prelutsky.

VC8335 Noisy Nora: This mouse child manages to attract attention. Good springboard for discussion or writing about feelings, conflict, being ignored.

VC5893 NORBERT, SNOREBERT/CAVE OF SNORES, BY DENNIS HASELEY: A sheperd tells Zazi & Norbert a story, The Cave of Snores.

K03260 OLD DEVIL WIND: On a dark and stormy night, different objects join together to make eerie noises.

K03268 Old Mother Middle Muddle : The chain of events that happen when Old Mother Middle Muddle make a cup of tea. What will make Mary whistle?

VC3105 Old Yeller: Texas pioneer family in the 1860's and the big yellow stray dog that affected their lives.

K03274 The one in the middle is the green kangaroo: Freddy shows everyone how special he is.

CD0007 The paper bag princess/Macintosh: A heroine outsmarts a fierce dragon & learns an important lesson about love.

CD0072 A promise is a promise written by Robert Munsch & Michael Kusugak/Macintosh: A young Inuit girl ignores a warning & breaks a promise she made to her mother.

K03267 PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON: The adventures of a lonely little boy and a magical dragon.

VC2554 Ransom: Four teenagers are kidnapped in a school bus.

VC8337 The Robert McCloskey library: Author study. How life experiences provide inspiration for writing.

CD0009 Scary poems for rotten kids/Macintosh: Lots of chuckles & chills in this entertaining collection of fourteen poems.

VC6396 SECRET GARDEN, THE (EPISODES 1-4 & 5-7): Adapted from the classic Frances Hodgson Burnett book, the story follows Mary as she discovers the secret garden, new friends & a new life in Yorkshire.

K03264 Sleeping beauty: Classic fairy tale.

VC2617 Snatched: Three children are kidnapped on their way home from school.

K03271 Spooky sounds : Sounds in the night. A diary of great events in my life by your friend Noodles.

VC3133 Strega nonna: Retold and illustrated from the book by Tomie dePaola.

VC3128 The swineherd: From the story by Hans Christian Anderson illustrated in the book by Bjorn Wiinblad.

K03269 The tale of Benjamin Bunny and the tale of Peter Rabbit: Adventures of two rabbits in Farmer McGregor's garden.

CD0013 The tale of Benjamin Bunny by Beatrix Potter/Macintosh: A visit to Mr. McGregor's garden to retrieve Peter's clothes.

CD0015 Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter/Macintosh: Mr. McGregor chases Peter around the garden.

K03262 Tatty Mae and Catty Mae : After cleaning up their messy houseboat, Tatty Mae & Catty Mae can't find anything. Ten spooky creatures come out of the flum and then return.

CD0016 Thomas' snowsuit/Macintosh: Everyone tries to get Thomas to put on his detested new snowsuit.

VC3101 Twenty thousand leagues under the sea /: Captain Nemo guides the submarine Nautilus on a memorable voyage below The seven seas.

CD0039 The velveteen rabbit/Macintosh: Dirty, worn out & about to be burned, almost given up hope of ever finding the magic called REAL.

VC5895 VOICES IN VERSES: A poetry book comes to life & shows everyone how exciting poetry can be.

K03272 Welcome home, Henry : A conversation between Henry and his Mom. A hippo holiday picnic in the merry month of May.

VC3106 The Wizard of Oz: Dorothy's efforts to return to her home in Kansas.

VC6211 THE WOLF AND THE SEVEN KIDS: Adaption of Grimm Brothers tale.

LANGUAGE ARTS - EARLY YEARS

VC6186 Adventuresome Max : Eight episodes (without narration) motivate students to develop thinking & language skills.

VC5226 Beginning reading and sign language: Easy and fun sign language symbols.

VC6518 Berloiz the bear: The rhythm & energy of music draws people. CLOSED CAPTIONED

VC6511 The Bicycle Man: The world is full of wheels doing all kinds of things. CLOSED CAPTIONED

CP4023 Chicken little/Commodore: Reading skills, vocabulary and word recognition. Operated by mouse only.

TM0033 Dial-R developmental indicators for the assessment of learning: Assessment tests for concepts, language and motor skills.

RB0163 Le francais sans souci: Collection of vocabulary worksheets, dialogues, puzzles.

CP4193 La guillotine/Macintosh: Build & reinforce knowledge of French spelling & vocabulary.

K03424 Jeux de mots : 40 manipulative activities that reinforce vocabulary, sentence structure and short text comprehension. Encourages cooperative learning. Learning centre approach.

K03425 Jeux de mots : 35 manipulative activities that reinforce vocabulary, sentence structure and short text comprehension. Encourages use of higher level thinking skills for problem solving.

VC8189 Language and literacy: Practical suggestions for organizing a language-based classroom.

VC6187 Max in motion : Eight episodes (without narration) motivate students to develop thinking & language skills.

VC6188 Max's library : Eight episodes (without narration) motivate students to develop thinking & language skills.

D00147 Pot-pourri (French): Collection of vocabulary puzzles, games, activities.

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LANGUAGE ARTS - INTERMEDIATE

VC5226 Beginning reading and sign language: Easy and fun sign language symbols.

TM0033 Dial-R developmental indicators for the assessment of learning: Assessment tests for concepts, language and motor skills.

CD0105 Mon premier dictionnaire super Genial Nathan!!!/Macintosh:

D00147 Pot-pourri (French). Collection of vocabulary puzzles, games, activities.

D00148 Pot-pourri II (French). Collection of vocabulary puzzles, games, activities.

D00149 Pot-pourri III (French). Collection of vocabulary puzzles, games, activities.

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Last Update: June 16, 2008