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Author: Roger C Farr; Dorothy S Strickland; Richard F Abrahamson
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1993.
Series: HBJ writer's journal.; HBJ treasury of literature., Grade 8.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger C Farr; Dorothy S Strickland; Richard F Abrahamson
ISBN: 0153008288 9780153008283 0153041757 9780153041754 0153016477 9780153016479 0153014164 9780153014161 0153042699 9780153042690 0153014555 9780153014550 0153015101 9780153015106 015301511X 9780153015113 0153004282 9780153004285
OCLC Number: 28168347
Notes: Includes index.
Accompanied by: Texas teacher's ed., and teacher's ed. of: Practice book, Writer's journal, Integrated spelling, Unit skills assessment, Unit holistic assessment and Second-language support manual.
Writer's journal in series: HBJ writer's journal.
Texas teacher's ed. includes Texas essential elements.
Target Audience: Grade 8.
Description: 640 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Clever animals. --
The dog on the roof / Joan Aiken --
Words from the author: Joan Aiken --
Macavity: the mystery cat / T. S. Eliot --
Detectives and scientists. --
The speckled band / Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by Michael and Mollie Hardwick --
Words about the author: Arthur Conan Doyle --
The coin expert / Falcon Travis --
The great peanut puzzle / Gail Kay Haines --
The great shut-eye mystery / Judith Herbst --
Nightmares / Siv Cedering Fox --
Explorations. --
Through the tunnel / Virginia Hamilton --
Words about the author: Virginia Hamilton --
Dark flowers / Kay Haugaard --
House fear / Robert Frost --
Family ties. --
Mother and daughter / Gary Soto --
Words from the author: Gary Soto --
How do I look? / Bill Amend --
A mother in Mannville / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings --
September / Ramona Maher --
Bus depot reunion / David Allen Evans --
Who cares about Great-Uncle Edgar? / Lila Perl --
Fourth and goal / Bill Amend --
Memories. --
Deeds of generosity / Russell Baker --
Memories of home / Gwendolyn Brooks --
"When handed a lemon, make lemonade" / Gwendolyn Brooks --
The bean eaters / Gwendolyn Brooks --
The parakeet named Dreidel / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
Words from the author: Isaac Bashevis Singer --
My mother pieced quilts / Teresa Palomo Acosta --
The future. --
What are you going to be when you grow up? / Gregory Benford --
Words from the author: Gregory Benford --
Dreams / Langston Hughes --
The dream keeper / Langston Hughes --
Words about the poet: Langston Hughes --
The early Southwest. --
The search for early Americans / Sheila Cowing --
The bells of Santa Cruz / Nina Otero --
Words about the author: Nina Otero --
Heroes of the Revolution. --
The bravery of Crispus Attucks / Burke Davis --
Paul Revere's Ride / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Concord Hymn / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Liberty's spy / Craig Sodaro American ideals. --
We hold these truths / edited Milton Meltzer --
Remember the ladies / edited by Doreen Rappaport --
The signing of the Constitution / Joan Anderson --
I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Ever a speaker / Carl Sandburg --
Once upon a time. --
Great-Grandfather Dragon's tale / Jane Yolen --
An interview with the author: Jane Yolen --
The girl who cried flowers / Jane Yolen --
Traditional Tales. --
A fall from the sky / Ian Serraillier --
The force of luck / retold by Rudolfo A. Anaya --
The frog who wanted to be a singer / Linda Goss --
New fangled princesses. --
...and then the prince knelt down and tried to put the glass slipper on Cinderella's foot / Judith Viorst --
In search of Cinderella / Phil Silverstein --
The princess and the tin box / James Thurber --
Aerin and the dragons / Robert McKinley --
Words about the author: Robin McKinley --
Appreciating the earth. --
A river of grass / Patricia Lauber --
Song of the sky loom / Tewa Indian song translated by Herbert Spinden --
So spoke the animals / Jean Craighead George --
Words about the author: Jean Craighead George --
The time we climbed Snake Mountain / Leslie Marmon Silko --
The delight song of Tsoai-talee / N. Scott Momaday --
Our dynamic planet. --
Superislands / Neill Bell --
Charles Richter: "Earthquake man" / Catherine Plude --
The cloud-mobile / May Swenson --
Tornado power / Dennis Brindell Fradin --
How to tell a tornado / Howard Mohr --
What the twister did / Bill Franzen --
Beyond the earth. --
Tranquility Base / Buzz Aldrin and Malcolm McConnell --
Words about the author: Buzz Aldrin --
Perspective / Alfred M. Worden --
Sharing experiences. --
The season of light / Jean Little --
An enchanted evening / Jean Little --
Yoshiko Uchida --
The bracelet / Yoshiko Uchida --
Invitations to poetry. --
Voices and stories: Mel Glenn and his poetry --
Four poems by Mel Glenn: --
Ms. Phyllis Shaw --
Tammy Yarbrough --
Kwang Chin Ho --
Belinda Enriquez --
From life to poetry: five poets talk about their work --
One time / William Stafford --
Icebox / John Updike --
There was a man / Phyllis Janowitz --
Write about a radish / Karla Kuskin --
I have a friend / Karla Kuskin --
Water striders / Paul Fleischman --
In search of adventure. --
The feeling of being alive / Gary Paulsen --
An interview with the author: Gary Paulsen --
Lessons from the dogs / Gary Paulsen.
Series Title: HBJ writer's journal.; HBJ treasury of literature., Grade 8.
Responsibility: senior authors, Roger C. Farr, Dorothy S. Strickland ; authors, Richard F. Abrahamson [and others].

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