The Bat Boy and His Violin

A young aspiring violinist learns the value of family ties and team spirit in this picture book lushly illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner E.B. Lewis about a down-on-their-luck baseball team and the music that turns their season around.

Author: Gavin Curtis

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

ISBN: UOM:39015045991380

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 42

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Reginald's love for the violin is not supported by his father, who needs a batboy for his struggling National Negro League baseball team, but Reginald learns he can inspire his teammates by playing in the dugout. Jr Lib Guild.

Developing Arts Loving Readers

The bat boy & his violin. New York: Simon and Schuster. Set in the south prior to integration, this is the story of a boy who is the bat boy in the Negro baseball league. Although he loves baseball, Reginald worries that he won't be ...

Author: Nan McDonald

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 9780810843097

Category: Education

Page: 206

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Ten questions, ten chapters, on such subjects as infusing arts into reading and language arts, as well as math, science, and social studies; teaching about artists and their craft; what works, and for whom; and assessment of student learning within integrated arts lessons.

Using Paired Text to Meet the Common Core

The other is about a young girl who uses buttons as memories of her deceased mother and as opportunities to build a meaningful relationship with her new stepmother. Across the Alley by Richard Michelson (RL) The Bat Boy and His Violin ...

Author: William Bintz

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 9781462519019

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 212

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Teaching students to make connections across related texts promotes engagement and improves reading comprehension and content learning. This practical guide explains how to select and teach a wide range of picture books as paired text--two books related by topic, theme, or genre--in grades K-8. The author provides mini-lessons across the content areas, along with hundreds of recommendations for paired text, each linked to specific Common Core standards for reading literature and informational texts. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 22 reproducible graphic organizers and other useful tools. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

African Americans in the Visual Arts

His bright, impressionistic watercolors have proved particularly enriching in stories set in the past, such as The Times They Used to Be(2002) and the Coretta Scott King Book Award–winning The Bat Boy and His Violin(1998), a story of a ...

Author: Steven Otfinoski

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9781438107776

Category: African American art

Page: 273

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While social concerns have been central to the work of many African-American visual artists, painters

A to Zoo Subject Access to Children s Picture Books 10th Edition

The bat boy and his violin Dahl, Michael. Goodnight baseball Day, Alexandra. Frank and Ernest play ball deGroat, Diane. Homer Egan, Tim. Roasted peanuts Ellery, Amanda. If I were a jungle animal Elster, Jean Alicia.

Author: Rebecca L. Thomas

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440834356

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1636

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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail

Many Peoples One Land

A Guide to New Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults Alethea Helbig, Agnes Perkins, Agnes Regan Perkins. After Dad angrily shaves By completely bald, ... 30 Curtis, Gavin, The Bat Boy and His Violin, illus.

Author: Alethea Helbig

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313309670

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 431

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Reviews and summarizes fiction, stories from oral tradition, and poetry from the four major ethnic groups in the U.S.--African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans.

Black Books Galore Guide to Great African American Children s Books about Boys

Young readers will enjoy the artful illustrations, learn the definitions of some new words, and discover the power of a dictionary. The Bat Boy and His Violin [91] Written by Gavin Curtis * 18 Illustrated by E. B. Lewis Hardcover: Simon ...

Author: Black Books Galore!

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471437185

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

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A Treasury of Hundreds of Books that Help Boys Grow andFlourish "Images-strong, proud and happy, brave, and now also humorous . . .what a joy it is to see black faces of all shades in our children'sbooks."-Doug E. Doug, Actor, The Bill Cosby Show "As a child . . . I wish there had been more books that reflectedmy world and my interests."-Earl G. Graves, Chairman, Publisher,and CEO, Black Enterprise magazine How do you know which books are the best for boys at every age?Now, two of the mothers who founded the esteemed Black BooksGalore!-the nation's leading organizer of African Americanchildren's book festivals-and the authors of the highly acclaimedBlack Books Galore! Guide to Great African American Children'sBooks, share their expert advice. Let BBG! help you open the doorto a wonderful world of reading for the boys in your life. Invaluable for parents, teachers, and librarians, this easy-to-use,delightfully illustrated reference guide features: * Quick, lively descriptions of over 350 books * Hundreds of young black heroes and positive role models * Reflections from kids, famous authors, illustrators, and publicfigures about their favorite childhood books * Easy-to-find listings organized by age level and indexed bytitle, topic, author, and illustrator * Recommended reading for parents of boys "This is a great resource that fills a tremendous need. It shouldbe on parents' shelves at home as well as in every school."-AlvinF. Poussaint, M.D., Harvard Medical School, on Black Books Galore!Guide to Great African American Children's Books

Sharing the Journey Literature for Young Children

Before that, however, there was a flourishing Negro Baseball League with stars of their own, like Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson. In The Bat Boy and His Violin (Curtis, 1998) Reginald loves to play his violin. But his Papa, the manager ...

Author: David Yellin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781351812979

Category: Education

Page: 360

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This wonderful resource from two authors with an infectious enthusiasm for children's literature will help readers select and share quality books for and with young children. Specifically focused on infants through the third grade, Sharing the Journey contains descriptive book annotations, instructive commentary, and creative teaching activities tailored for those important years. Extensive book lists throughout will help readers build a library of quality children's literature. Books representing other cultures are included to help celebrate diversity as well as cultural connection. Genre chapters include poetry, fantasy, and realistic and historical fiction. A chapter on informational books demonstrates how young children can be introduced to, and learn to enjoy, nonfiction.

Integrating African American Literature in the Library and Classroom

A father in need of a bat boy for his losing baseball team assigns his son to do the job. But the boy is more interested in learning how to play the violin, so he brings it along to practice. The effects of his music motivate the ...

Author: Dorothy Littlejohn Guthrie

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598847512

Category: Education

Page: 294

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In this book, African American literature is illuminated through a project-based curriculum that incorporates national curriculum standards.

Musical Classroom

The Bat Boy and His Violin. Aladdin. Ages 4¥8. Story set in a segregated era. JONES, B. (2001). Put Your Hand on Your Hip and Let Your Backbone Slip. CD. Thirty-one songs performed by Bessie Jones who learned songs from her grandfather ...

Author: Carolynn A. Lindeman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317348641

Category: Music

Page: 640

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With this Eighth Edition, The Musical Classroom celebrates thirty years as a leading resource for future and in-service teachers as they engage children in the exciting world of music! Teachers, with the help of this user-friendly text, can develop the understandings and skills needed to teach elementary school music. The forty-four model lessons are the centerpiece to the book's long-lasting success. A collection of over 170 children's songs from around the world; instructional information for learning to play the recorder, keyboard, guitar, and Autoharp(TM); and the theoretical, pedagogical, and practical backgrounds needed for reaching all learners complete the comprehensive resource of The Musical Classroom. Note: This is the standalone book. If you want the accompanying audio CD, order the ISBN 9781138656703, which is available for separate sale.