Litwins previous work, my name is not isabella, in which isabella. Identify the characters in the book, and the personas isabella assumes. Our collection of historical fiction books for kids includes timeless classics like number the stars, secret soldier, fever 1793 and more. So shes back in a longer story to make you laugh larger. The sequence starts off with the mother at the bedroom door saying, good morning isabella. First, he is theodore, the greatest, grandest president who ever was, then he is thomas the inventor, fred the dancer, joseph the warrior, and jackie the baseball player. The author does an excellent job of integrating the roles of these women into isabella s every day life, and the illustrations are delightfully engaging.
My name is not alexander by jennifer fosberry ages 48. Just as a reader creates mental illustrations when she visualizes a chapter book, conversely the reader creates the text when reading a wordless book. Find books like my name is not isabella from the worlds largest community of readers. I highly recommend this cute book for little girls. I love challenging older elementary students conception of reading with sophisticated wordless books. From breakfast to bedtime, a young girl imagines being different women who made history, and ends the day empowered to be herself. My name is america is a series of historical novels for older boys published by scholastic press. Historical fiction books for kids scholastic teacher store. In my name is not isabella, isabella spends the day pretending to be great women from the past. If you would like to see alexander develop from pencil to print, be sure to check out the video.
From rosa parks to marie curie and finally mommy, isabella allows my daughter see strong women and their impact on the world. While dear america, my name is america, and my america were all cancelled in 2004. Sep 29, 2008 my name is not isabella is one of the best new childrens books that i have seen in a while. Witness the pomp, plots and political wrangling of the tudor court of henry vii in her diary. Throughout the book she denies all the names her mom calls her and dreams of everything she could become in life.
Isabella baumfree, later known as the legendary preacher and orator. Isabellas adventurous spirit and roleplay reminds girls they can be scientists, doctors, and even astronauts that they can dream big dreams and make their own mark in history. Astronaut sally ride sharpshooter annie oakley activist rosa parks scientist marie curie doctor elizabeth blackwell 1. If your writing meets our guidelines, we may publish your work online. My name is not isabella teaching childrens literature.
My name is not isabella is a delightful new picture book by jennifer fosberry that introduces children to some of the strongest female figures in history, all seen through the eyes of a little girl. The girl who never made mistakes is a fun book with an important message that never gets in the way of the good story. It is a picture book about a little girl who is quite spunky and all original. Check out the latest teen book club range to find your next favourite read. The newest and best ya fiction and nonfiction at up to 66% off rrp. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Written by jennifer fosberry and illustrated by mike litwin. She is more brilliantly diabolical than isabella, as blindly loyal as stinker, and even hardertoresist than angeline. Through his imaginative journey, alexander discovers how great men become heroes. Unpaid item assistant opens automatic case on day 4. My name is truth begins with an unflinching look at slave life. See the latest scholastic book releases for month, include picture books, middle grade books, young adult ya fiction, nonfiction and critically acclaimed.
The royal diaries is a series of 20 books published by scholastic press from 1999 to 2005. Over the course of the day, she becomes annie oakley, rosa parks, marie curie, and elizabeth blackwell, taking on the characteristics of each woman in. One of my favorite books to read with my daughter, my name is not isabella is a sweet and empowering story about a little girl who acts as her heroes throughout her day. Wrapped in foil i hope that there are more beatrice bottomwell stories on the way because my girls will enjoy them tremendously. The story alone is wonderful, but the book also opens the door for learning and fun. Give her a few more days of unintentionally walking by his house, looking exactly like someone who isnt her. My name is not alexander and my name is not isabella by jennifer fosberry. I plan to enjoy this book with my little princess for years to come. The king and queen know they ought to call the little princess by her real name.
What i like about my name is not isabella, other than an early introduction to historical female figures, is the message it gives. Prekk, 12, 35 featuring branches series like boris by andrew joyner, notebook of doom by troy cummings, lotus lane by kyla may, and princess pink by noah z. Scholastic book clubs childrens books for parents and. My name is not isabella by jennifer fosberry scholastic. Join isabella on an adventure of discovery and find out how imagining being the extraordinary women of history teaches the importantce of being ones own extraordinary self. Oct 26, 2018 my name is not alexander traces discrete events in a young boys day as he interacts with his father, inspired throughout by various american historical figures. Using put me in the story you can create a personalized edition of the new york times bestselling childrens book my name is not isabella by jennifer. My name is not isabella is the story of a girl discovering for herself how amazing she is by taking on the role of various women that have altered history, everyone.
Mar 01, 2011 my name is not alexander is a picturebook about a little boy who imagines himself as multiple historical figures throughout the course of the day. Mar 27, 20 using put me in the story you can create a personalized edition of the new york times bestselling childrens book my name is not isabella by jennifer fosberry. See more ideas about books, childrens books and childrens literature. Goodreads members who liked my name is not isabella also liked. Enjoyable, colorful illustrations depict the imaginative young alexanderor, perhaps, not alexandertaking on the persona of a different male hero. Join isabella on an adventure of discovery and find out how imagining being the extraordinary women of history teaches the importantce. Lauren is a wife, a mother of two, and an avid reader. Raising them green a great fun book about imagination that is inspirational. In this picture book, first published by monkey barrel press in 2008, young isabella isnt having an identity crisisshes having an identity field. Alexander solzenitsyn by allaback, stephen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Scholastic book clubs is the best possible partner to help you get excellent books into the hands of every child, to help them become successful lifelong readers and discover the joy and power of good books.
Trouble is, her real name is so awful that nobody dares tell her what it is. Personalized name book name books put me in the story. Scholastic book clubs is the best possible partner to help you get excellent childrens books into. My own backyard the book moved me in a way that very few childrens books have been able to do. If you have a daughter, niece, granddaughter or a special little girl in your life my name is not isabella is the perfect gift. The girl who never made mistakes by mark pett, gary.
Colette is friendly, fabulous, smart, totally talented, and an allaround amazing individual. Sourcebooks jabberwocky is giving away a copy of the brightly illustrated my name is not isabella by jennifer fosberry. With a great message about selfidentity and self affirmation this delightful book is also a terrific way to spark young readers interet in womens history. My name is not isabella book jennifer fosberry just how big. Scholastic book clubs childrens books for parents and teachers. The book replicates the structure and pattern of ms.
One of my favorite books to read with my daughter, my name is not isabella is a sweet and empowering story about a little girl who acts as her heroes. She informs her mother that her name is sally and she is the greatest, toughest astronaut who ever lived. Buy a cheap copy of my name is not isabella book by jennifer fosberry. The phrase resonates in three new picture books that highlight.
Mar 14, 2011 like my name is not isabella, my name is not alexander is a fabulous addition to any childrens book collection, and i recommend it so much that i am adding it to our 5 star reads category. Praise for my name is not isabella and my name is not alexander this storyspeaks frankly about selfidentity and selfaffirmation as isabella decides at the end that she is actually herselfbecause she possesses the best parts of all of the women she looks up to. Jennifer fosberry is currently considered a single author. Feedback given when one is received as this lets me know you are satisfied with your purchase. Join isabella on an adventure of discovery and find out how imagining being the extraordinary women of. Each time, her mother plays along, and theres a nice surprise ending when the little girl states at the close of her day, my name is mommy.
Red rose of the house of tudor england, 1544, isabel. Scholastic s awardwinning reading program is now available to prereaders with the creation of my first bob books. Branches early chapter books discussion guide pdf version grades. Scholastic book clubs is the best possible partner to help you get excellent childrens books into the hands of every child, to help them become successful lifelong readers and discover the joy and power of good books. My name is not isabella jennifer fosberry, illustrated by mike litwin. My name is not isabella is a perfect text for this activity because in it, isabella herself assumes many different roles. Scholastic book clubs is the best possible partner to help you get excellent childrens books into the hands of every child, to help them become successful lifelong readers and discover the joy and power of. Expanding upon the bob books method and philosophy, these brand new sets offer children and their parents simple and satisfying tools that lay an important foundation for reading readiness.
Elementary age children are sure to both enjoy and benefit from this delightful book. Im a fan of other isabella books as well we also have isabella. Using put me in the story you can create a personalized edition of the new york times bestselling childrens book my name is not isabella by jennifer fosberry. Each book is written in the form of a journal of a fictional young mans life during an important event or time period in american history. My name is not isabella npr coverage of my name is not isabella by jennifer fosberry and mike litwin. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade. My name is truth, chasing freedom and the case for loving.53 1017 1340 1544 1438 291 1056 471 1385 153 939 1474 177 90 293 906 839 852 193 82 859 761 705 512 389 432 1372 696 792 169 748 738 1300 636 998 486 949 676