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Gotcha! : nonfiction booktalks to get kids excited about reading

Author: Kathleen A Baxter; Marcia Agness Kochel
Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Get kids excited about reading with lively booktalks that make nonfiction books irresistibe.
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Genre/Form: Book reviews
Staff professional collection
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen A Baxter; Marcia Agness Kochel
ISBN: 1563086832 9781563086830
OCLC Number: 41482297
Description: xviii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Great disasters: Shipwrecks and disasters at sea --
Fires, flood, diseases, and other natural disasters --
Bibliography --
Fun stuff --
jokes, gross books, and books that will make you laugh: Puzzles, jokes, and fun facts --
Poetry --
Gross stuff --
Just plain fun --
Bibliography --
Animals: Creatures of the air --
Creatures of the water --
Animals around the world --
Creepy-crawly creatures --
Pets --
Amazing animal facts --
Dinosaurs --
Animals in danger --
Bibliography --
Unsolved mysteries: Missing persons and disappearances --
Unexplained phenomena --
Ghosts and urban legends --
Bibliography --
Science and fun experiments to do: Experiments and activities --
Inventions and accidents --
The World around us --
Dead bodies (Archaeology and anthropology) --
The Human body --
Bibliography --
Fascinating people: Scientists, artists, musicians, and writers --
Amazing women --
Athletes --
Historical figures --
Kids' favorite authors and illustrators --
Heroes and heroines --
Fascinating kids --
Bibliography --
Our wonderful, terrible past: Ancient history --
Customs and costumes throughout the ages --
The American spirit --
Slavery and freedom --
The Continuing struggle for freedom --
The Holocaust and World War II --
Bibliography.
Other Titles: Gotcha! nonfiction booktalks
Responsibility: Kathleen A. Baxter, Marcia Agness Kochel.

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Booktalks for over 300 nonfiction titles suitable for children aged 6-14 are organized according to topics such as "unsolved mysteries", "fascinating people" and "fun experiments to do". Also  Read more...

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