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

Authors in the Pantry Recipes, Stories, and More

Written 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.

Reviews

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 Here is a fun collection about children's authors that contains stories about their lives, lists of their books, and several recipes connected to the books that they have written....If you cook with children as they sample the literature, this is a good addition to your recipe collection. - Teacher Librarian 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 L. McElmeel is founder of McBookwords, a literacy organization and an instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, where she teaches courses in children's and young adult literature. She is also a writer and educational consultant who has built a national reputation in the area of children's and young adult literature, and she is an often-requested conference speaker. 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 recognition of her lifelong efforts to build literacy and literature appreciation in the community. In 2004, she was named one of the top ten online educators by Innovative Teaching newsletter. She maintains a Web site at http://www.mcelmeel.com.Deborah L. McElmeel earned a graduate degree in science from the University of Iowa and after teaching for several years in the Chicago Public School system, she now teaches chemistry at Stoughton High School, Stoughton, Wisconsin.

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Format

Paperback
280 pages

Author

Sharron L. McElmeel, Deborah L. McElmeel
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Publisher

Libraries Unlimited Inc an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Publication date

30th December 2006

ISBN

9781591583219


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