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Barbara Reid
Contributor(s): Sutoski, Jennifer
ISBN: 1491478462     ISBN-13: 9781491478462
Publisher: Capstone Pr Inc
    OUR PRICE: $6.30  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: July 2015
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Annotation: In this book, simple text and full-color photographs describe the fascinating life of Barbara Reid. Barbara is a Canadian author-illustrator who illustrates her books with plasticine!
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Women illustrators; Canada; Biography; Juvenile literature.
Illustrators; Canada; Biography; Juvenile literature.
Women authors; Canada; Biography; Juvenile literature.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Art
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Literary
- Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | Canada
Dewey: 741.64092
LCCN: bl2015036257
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: Pebble Plus
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
Physical Information: 9.00" H x 10.75" W x 0.25" (0.25 lbs) 24 pages
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2015 November)

K-Gr 2—Despite spare text and sometimes overly simple writing, these biographies of prominent Canadians contain many interesting facts. For instance, hockey goaltender Carey Price's mother was chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation and Prime Minister Stephen Harper wrote a history of hockey. Some of the subjects will be known outside of Canada, but cultural references and some of the wording tend to narrow the appeal to Canadian readers. Each title includes a time line that stretches across the bottom of multiple pages. A link to the publisher's FactHound website is suggested for online resources. But the site asks readers to type in the book's ISBN, a cumbersome extra step. VERDICT Not recommended, except in Canadian libraries in need of additional low-level Canada resources.

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