Growing Colors

Growing Colors

by Bruce McMillan

Paperback

$7.19 $7.99 Save 10% Current price is $7.19, Original price is $7.99. You Save 10%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Monday, October 21

Overview

A tasty picture book about colors!

Join award-winning photographer Bruce McMillan as he takes his camera in search of some of nature's gorgeous colors found in gardens and orchards—and expect the unexpected!

With vibrancy, clarity, and brilliance, these photos will help young readers learn about their fruits and veggies, and also help them explore all the colors of the rainbow through everyday foods.

“A vibrant introduction to the beauty of colors in nature.” School Library Journal

“Such a brilliant presentation of colors will be an eyeful for any small child.” —Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688131128
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/25/1994
Series: Avenues
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 760,612
Product dimensions: 10.75(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Dr. Short is a division director at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, D.C. She has worked as a teacher, trainer, researcher, and curriculum/materials developer. Her work at CAL has concentrated on the integration of language learning with content-area instruction. Through several national projects, she has conducted research and provided professional development and technical assistance to local and state education agencies across the United States. She directed the ESL Standards and Assessment Project for TESOL and co-developed the SIOP model for sheltered instruction.

Dr. Short's monographs include: Extend Your Students' Reach and Move Them Toward Independence, Base Your ESL Instruction in the Content Areas, Reach for the Common Core, Structural Supports for English Learners, Comprehensive and Responsive Assessment, and Developing Academic Literacy in Adolescents.

Dr. Tinajero specializes in staff development and school-university partnership programs and has consulted with school districts in the U.S. to design ESL, bilingual, literacy, and bi-literacy programs. She has served on state and national advisory committees for standards development, including the English as a New Language Advisory Panel of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards and the Texas Reading Academies. She is currently professor of Education and Interim Dean of the College of Education at the University of Texas at El Paso and was President of the National Association for Bilingual Education, 1997-2000.

Dr. Tinajero's monograph is titled Teaching the Fundamentals.

Dr. Schifini assists schools across the nation and around the world in developing comprehensive language and literacy programs for English learners. He has worked as an ESL teacher, reading specialist, school administrator and university professor. Through an arrangement with California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Dr. Schifini currently serves as program consultant to two large teacher-training efforts in the area of reading for second language speakers of English. His research interests include early literacy and language development and the integration of language and content-area instruction.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

Growing Colors 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Sunflower6_Cris on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book is educational for toddlers and a great way to introduce your toddler to colors.
Sunflower6_Cris More than 1 year ago
This is a great book to introduce your toddler to colors.