Authors in the Pantry Recipes, Stories and More by Sharron L. McElmeel, Deborah L. McElmeel
  

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Authors in the Pantry Recipes, Stories and More by Sharron L. McElmeel, Deborah L. McElmeel

More treats! More author profiles! More fun! This companion to McElmeel's Authors in the Kitchen focuses on another 50 popular children's authors, including Berthe Amoss, Betsy Byars, Jean Fritz, Johanna Hurwitz, and others, with delectable recipes contributed by the authors or based on their books. You'll learn fascinating facts about each author and read the stories behind the recipes. Biographical details, author photos, book lists, and reading connections make this a perfect resource for library, classroom, and home. If you love children's books and food, you'll love this book. It's a delicious way to learn about children's authors and literature, and a great gift for children's literature lovers! You'll learn fascinating facts about each author and read the stories behind the recipes. Biographical details, author photos, book lists, and reading connections make this a perfect resource for library, classroom, and home. If you love children's books and food, you'll love this book. It's a delicious way to learn about children's authors and literature, and a great gift for children's literature lovers! Grades K-6.

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Like its companion, Authors in the Kitchen, McElmeel intends this book for teachers and librarians hoping to connect students to literature through food. The book focuses on 50 popular children's authors, bringing together their biographical information, their favorite recipes (and the stories behind them), and selected reading lists. Authors profiled include Eric A. Kimmel, Berthe Amoss, Betsy Byars, Jean Fritz, Tom Birdseye, Helen Ketteman, and Johanna Hurwitz. - Reference & Research Book News Although the recipes are not for children (most are geared toward adult tastes), they do give insight into the writers

personalities. The entries also include a brief biography, a small black

About the Author

Sharron McElmeel, the founder and director of McBookwords, is a renowned author and educational consultant, and an Instructor of Children's and Young Adult Literature at the University of Wisconsin, Stout. A literacy consultant and columnist, she was named Iowa Reading Teacher of the Year in 1987, and in 2003 she received the Iowa Reading Association's State Literacy Award. In 2004 she was named one of the Top Ten Online Educators by Innovative Teaching. Deborah L. McElmeel teaches chemistry at Stoughton High School, Wis.

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Paperback
280 pages

Author

Sharron L. McElmeel, Deborah L. McElmeel
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Publication date

31st May 2006

ISBN

9781591583219


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