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88

Jeremiah Learns to Read

Literacy brings understanding and love.
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By learning to read, old Jeremiah discovers the beauty in literacy, and a shared joy.

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85

Emily

Emily Dickinson's poetry emerges from the mysterious mind that only she truly knows.
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The beauty and mystery of life and art are brought together when a little girl presents lily bulbs to Emily, and in return receives a poem and a wish for understanding: "Perhaps in time they both will bloom."

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82

Have You Seen Bugs?

The insect world is fascinating and children should view it calmly and sensibly.
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Readers are encouraged to examine insects more closely, and are shown examples of their beauty and style.

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81

Around The Pond : Who’s Been Here?

With a little practice, one can recognize animal sign around a pond.
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Carefully planned illustrations focus on two children as they, and the reader, discover that animal signs serve as sensible, interpretable facts.

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80

Fishy Tales

Fishy Tales is a great children's introduction to tropical salt-water species.
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A well done photographic sampling of salt water organisms is presented, with just enough explanation for very early readers.

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80

Pockets

Pockets tells of how one woman brought color and livliness to a dull townspeople.
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A mysterious sylph –a seamstress– instills beauty and a romantic view of life into the lives of austere villagers, via their pockets! [Image shows villagers surprise at her arrival.}

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64

Snowflake Bentley

Perseverance and numerical record keeping with images are important to science.
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Wilson Bentley's lifelong fascination with, and sensible study of, snowflakes eventually earned him the respect of scientists.