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The Bowlegged Rooster

And Other Tales That Signify

The Bowlegged Rooster( )
Author: Thomas, Joyce Carol
Illustrator: Berry, Holly
ISBN:978-0-06-025378-3
Publication Date:Aug 2000
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.89
Book Description:

Teachers, in Lindley's view, perform the equivalent of Prospero's rough magic in classrooms day in and day out. They do this, as Shakespeare's magician did, by combining their own stories--their own lives--with the art and craft of teaching. Lindley sets out to heighten the awareness of experienced and novice teachers alike by connecting concrete illustrations of the teaching/learning process with the teacher's inner world.

Lindley emphasizes the practical in his discussion...
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Book Details
Pages:112
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Birds
Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.28 x 7.8 x 0.66 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Thomas, Joyce Carol (Author)
Joyce Carol Thomas was born in Ponca City, Oklahoma in May 1938. She received a bachelor's degree in Spanish and a master's degree in education. She was a poet, playwright, and children's book author. Her first young-adult novel, Marked by Fire, was published in 1982 and won the National Book Award for children's fiction in 1983. Her other young adult novels include Bright Shadow and House of Light. Her illustrated poetry collections include The Blacker the Berry and Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea, both of which were honored by the Coretta Scott King Book Awards. In 1987, Marked by Fire was adapted into a gospel musical Abyssinia. She died from cirrhosis of the liver August 13, 2016 at the age of 78.

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