Anna Grandpa and the Big Storm

Anna's grandfather is bored with city life until he and Anna are stranded on the Third Avenue El during the blizzard of 1888.


Author: Carla Stevens

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin School

ISBN: 039573231X

Category: Blizzards

Page: 24

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Anna's grandfather is bored with city life until he and Anna are stranded on the Third Avenue El during the blizzard of 1888.


Grandfathers created by James Stevenson and James Flora are great tellers of tall tales . Flora's grandfather ... Carla Stevens tells one such tale about Anna , Grandpa , and the Big Storm that was the New York blizzard of 1888 .


Author: Phyllis B. Leonard

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 156308550X

Category: Education

Page: 234

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Presents a program for gifted students that promotes the connection between reading and the curriculum and calls for structured interaction between students and books.


Dorrie and the Weather-Box. Lothrop, ¡966. Hall, Malcolm. Forecast. Coward, ¡977. Rylant, Cynthia. Henry and Mudge and the Wild Wind. Macmillan, ¡993. Chapter Books Stevens, Carla. Anna, Grandpa, and the Big Storm. Clarion, ¡982.


Author: Martha Seif Simpson

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786492152

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 294

View: 852

While storytelling is a great favorite of preschoolers, many elementary age children are more drawn to crafts and other activities. StoryCraft is an award-winning library program that combines storytelling with crafts in an exciting and engaging activity for children in first through third grades. Each one-hour program includes storytelling, a craft, movement, activities, music, and discussion. This collection of StoryCraft programs presents 50 fun and educational theme-based sessions. Each includes suggestions for promotion, music, crafts, activities, and stories. The sessions also include bibliographies to help direct young readers toward additional reading, as well as diagrams, detailed instructions, and supply lists for the crafts. The themes range from a Jungle Safari to Math Mayhem to a Western Roundup, all encouraging children to enjoy reading in a variety of ways. Each session has plenty of suggestions, so that the program can be customized. Helpful Hints for implementing the program can help any librarian, volunteer, or parent turn a ho-hum storytime into a dazzling StoryCraft time.

Recreating the Past

Grandfather's Journey R=5 p. 309 Smalls-Hector, Irene. Irene and the Big, Fine Nickel. R=5 p. 261 Stevens, Carla. Anna, Grandpa, and the Big Storm R=3 p. 211 Surat, Michele Maria. Angel Child, Dragon Child 1=2 p. 270 Uchida, Yoshiko.


Author: Lynda G. Adamson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313290084

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 494

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Helping young people select appropriate historical fiction is easy with this annotated bibliography of 970 recommended American and world titles published to early 1994. Spanning grades 1-10+ it includes adult titles suitable for young adult readers. At least 200 of the titles are award winners. Each entry contains both reading and interest grade levels, a short incisive annotation about the historical event, setting, plot, protagonist and theme, current publication availability, and awards won. Seven reference appendices allow the user to search by country of setting, reading and interest grade level, protagonists from minority groups, sequels or the same characters in a series, important historical dates, and a glossary of historical and famous people or groups appearing in the works.

Beyond Picture Books

... 1504 Animals in Summer (McCauley, Jane), 1197 Animals of the High Mountains (Renard, Judith E.), 1744 Animals on the Job (Krulik, Nancy E.), 1081 Anna, Grandpa, and the Big Storm (Stevens, Carla), 2153 Anna's Red Sled (Quinlan, ...


Author: Barbara Barstow

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9780835235198

Category: Education

Page: 501

View: 713

A bibliography that suggests books for beginner readers is accompanied by subject, title, illustrator, readability level, and series indexes

New York

Anna , Grandpa , and the Big Storm . New York : Penguin Putnam , 1998. During the blizzard of 1888 , the whole city of New York is covered in snow . Anna and her grandfather are trying to get to school for the final day of the spelling ...


Author: Amy Gelman

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 0822540576

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 939

An introduction to the state's geography, history, population, jobs, and environmental concerns.

Literature Connections to American History K 6

... 241 1 Anisett Lundberg: California, 1851,621 Anna, Grandpa, and the Big Storm, 2181 Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner, 2012 Anne Hutchinson, 1084 Anne Is Elegant, 529 Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Pilot and Poet, 401 Annie Oakley, ...


Author: Lynda G. Adamson

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781563085024

Category: Education

Page: 542

View: 547

Provides annotated entries for historical fiction titles, biographies, and multimedia items produced since 1990 which received at least one favorable review

Innovations in Mental Health Services to Disaster Victims

Illustrated by Anne Sachs . ... Anna , Grandpa , and the Big Storm . ... A story of the great blizzard of 1888 , in which a young girl and her determined grandfather are trapped in a car on the Third Avenue elevated train as the ...


Author: Mary H. Lystad


ISBN: UCR:31210023565318

Category: Community mental health services

Page: 192

View: 628

Deepening Literacy Learning

Art and Literature Engagements in K-8 Classrooms Mary Ann Reilly, Jane M. Gangi, Rob Cohen. Rappaport, Doreen. (1987). Trouble at the mines. ... Anna, grandpa, and the big storm. New York: Clarion. About the blizzard of 1888.


Author: Mary Ann Reilly

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781607524595

Category: Education

Page: 413

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To Look Closely

... we read about the famous blizzard of 1888 in New York City, described in two different children's books— The Snow Walker by Margaret K. and Charles Wetterer (1996) and Anna, Grandpa, and the Big Storm by Carla Stevens (1998).


Author: Laurie Rubin

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 9781571109927

Category: Education

Page: 253

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Laurie invites you to join her class of twenty-one second graders as they visit a small stream in the woods behind a suburban elementary school, and she shares her reflections on class discussions, activities, and learning experiences. From setting a tone of inquiry-based thinking in the classroom to suggesting specific units of study for reading, writing, and science, Laurie guides teachers step-by-step through the basics of how to integrate the skills acquired through nature study into every subject. You will also discover all the ways this purposeful work nurtures "green" citizens who grow up determined to value and protect the natural environment.