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The girl with the brown crayon

Author: Vivian Gussin Paley
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
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Once again Vivian Paley takes us into the inquiring minds and dramatic worlds of young children learning in the kindergarten classroom. As she enters her final year of teaching, Paley tells in this book a story of farewell and a story of self-discovery - through the thoughts and blossoming spirit of Reeny, a little girl with a fondness for the color brown and an astonishing sense of herself, "This brown girl that's
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Paley, Vivian Gussin, 1929-
Girl with the brown crayon.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1997
(DLC) 96034708
(OCoLC)35223093
Named Person: Leo Lionni; Leo Lionni
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Gussin Paley
ISBN: 9780674041837 0674041836
OCLC Number: 438802092
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of The Virginia and Worrenstone Prize for an Outstanding Publication about Education and Society 1997
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 99 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ""Preface""; ""Reeny""; ""Frederick""; ""Posters""; ""Tico""; ""Wings""; ""Cornelius""; ""Oliver""; ""Family Stories""; ""Letters""; ""Little Blue and Little Yellow""; ""Inch by Inch""; ""Rituals""; ""Walter""; ""Second Thoughts""; ""Swimmy""; ""Another Layer""; ""Hanuman""; ""Crirlsand Boys""; ""Geraldine""; ""Forgiveness""; ""Going Fishing""; ""The Easy Tree""; ""Mr. McMouse""; ""Family Discussion""; ""Brown Baby""; ""Until the Cock Crows""
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Paley's book is the breathtaking account of a golden time she has carved out in the lives of [her school] children and herself. Essentially, she conducts a high-power kindergarten think tank in which Read more...

 
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