|SRA: Imagine It!, Themes, Taking a Stand, Ancient Civilizations Ecology, Great Expectations, Earth in Action, Art and Impact, Level 6
SRA: Imagine It!, Level 6
Gerald H. Treadway Jr.
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TAKING A STAND
"The Pretty Pennies Picket," from PHILIP HALL LIKES ME, I RECKON MAYBE by Bette Greene, copyright © 1974 by Bette Greene, renewed 2002 by Bette Green. Used by permission of Dial Books for Young Readers, A Division of Penguin Young Readers Group, A Member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 345 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014. All rights reserved.
From GANDHI by Nigel Hunter. Reproduced by permission of Hodder and Stoughton Limited.
From MY BROTHER MARTIN by Christine King Farris, illustrated by Chris Soentpiet. Text Copyright © 2003 by Christine King Farris, Illustrations Copyright © 2003 by Chris Soentpiet. Reprinted by arrangement with Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division. All rights reserved. "I Have a Dream" reprinted by arrangement with The Estate of Martin Luther King, Jr., c/o Writers House, Inc. as agent for the proprietor New York, NY. Copyright 1963 by Martin Luther King, Jr., copyright renewed 1991 by Coretta Scott King.
Excerpt from HARVESTING HOPE: THE STORY OF CESAR CHAVEZ, text copyright © 2003 by Kathleen Krull, illustrations copyright © 2003 by Yuyi Morales reprinted by permission of Harcourt, Inc. This material may not be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the publisher.
From PASSAGE TO FREEDOM, text copyright © 1997 by Ken Mochizuki, illustrations copyright © 1997 by Dom Lee. Afterword copyright © 1997 by Hiroki Sugihara. Translation copyright © 1999 by Lee & Low Books, Inc. Permission arranged with Lee & Low Books, Inc., NY, NY 10016. From ROSA PARKS: MY STORY by Rosa Parks with Jim Haskins, copyright © 1992 by Rosa Parks. Used by permission of Dial Books for Young Readers, A Division of Penguin Young Readers Group, A Member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 345 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014.
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"Martin Luther King Jr." by Gwendolyn Brooks from IN MONTGOMERY (Third World Press, 2003). Reprinted By Consent of Brooks Permissions.
"The Island of Bulls" from Lost Cities by Roy A. Gallant. Copyright © 1985 by Roy A. Gallant. Used with permission of the author.
ESCAPE FROM POMPEII by Christina Balit © 2003 by Christina Balit. Reprinted by permission of Henry Holt and Company, LLC.
From THE RIDDLE OF THE ROSETTA STONE, COPYRIGHT © 1990 by JAMES CROSS GIBLIN. ARTWORK © 1990 BY HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS. Used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
From THE EMPEROR'S SILENT ARMY by Jane O'Connor, copyright © 2002 by Jane O'Connor. Used by permission of Viking Penguin, A Division of Penguin Young Readers Group, A Member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 345 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014. All rights reserved. "Mesopotamia" from PICTURING THE PAST: MESOPOTAMIA, IRAQ IN ANCIENT TIMES by Peter Chrisp. Reprinted with permission from Enchanted Lion Books. Copyright © 2004 Arcturus Publishing Ltd. "Great Wall of China" Reprinted with permission of The National Geographic Society from MONUMENTAL VERSES by J. Patrick Lewis.
Text copyright © 2005 J. Patrick Lewis.
Material from THE TREE OF LIFE written by Rochelle Strauss and illustrated by Margot Thompson is used with permission by Kids Can Press Ltd. Toronto. Text © 2004 by Rochelle Strauss. Illustrations © 2004 by Margot Thompson.
SEA SOUP: PHYTOPLANKTON by Mary M. Cerullo, photography by Bill Curtsinger, © 1999. Published by Tilbury House, Publishers, Gardiner, Maine.
Excerpt from THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROOF IN THE WORLD: EXPLORING THE RAINFOREST CANOPY, copyright © 1997 by Kathryn Lasky Knight, reprinted by permission of Harcourt, Inc. This material may not be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the publisher.
ALEJANDRO'S GIFT text copyright © 1994 by Richard E. Albert. Illustrations copyright © 1994 by Sylvia Long. All rights reserved. Published by arrangement with Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco, California, USA.
From THE DAY THEY PARACHUTED CATS ON BORNEO, text copyright © 1971 by Charlotte Pomerantz. Reprinted with permission of Writers House LLC. All rights reserved. Illustrated by Jose Aruego. "Voices of the Air," from POEMS by Katherine Mansfield, copyright 1924 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., renewed 1952 by J. Middleton Murry. Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.
ONE FINE DAY, written by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk; illustrated by Bill Farnsworth. Copyright 2003. Published by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers. (800) 253-7521. Used by permission, all rights reserved. From BENEATH THE STREETS OF BOSTON by Joe McKendry, Illustrations by Joe McKendry. Reprinted by permission of David R. Godine, Publisher, Inc. Copyright © by Joe McKendry, Illustrations by Joe McKendry. Used by permission of David R. Godine Publisher, Inc.
From I WAS DREAMING TO COME TO AMERICA by Veronica Lawlor, copyright © 1995 by Veronica Lawlor. Used by permission of Viking Penguin, A Division of Penguin Young Readers Group, A Member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 345 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014.
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"The Electric Summer" by Richard Peck, copyright © 1999 by Richard Peck, from TIME CAPSULE: SHORT STORIES ABOUT TEENAGERS THROUGHOUT THE TWENTIETH CENTURY by Donald R. Gallo. Used by permission of Dell Publishing, a division of Random House, Inc.
THE PANAMA CANAL by Elizabeth Mann, published by Mikaya Press. Used by permission.
"Steerage" by David Citino. Used by permission. David Citino (1947-2005) authored thirteen volumes of poetry, most recently THE NEWS AND OTHER POEMS (U of Notre Dame Press) and a collection of prose, PAPERWORK (Kent State U. Press). He co-authored the 2006 Fifth edition of THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE, AN INTRODUCTION (Oxford U.Press. Citino has a forthcoming book of poetry, A HISTORY OF HANDS (OSU Press). He received grants from the Ohio Arts Council and the NEA, the Career Medal of the Ohioana Library Associations and the Bjornson Award for distinguished service to the humanities. For thirty-one years, Citino taught at The Ohio State University where he was named Poet Laureate.
EARTH IN ACTION
From the work: EARTH: THE ELEMENTS by Ken Robbins. Copyright © 1995 by Ken Robbins. Reprinted with permission.
Reprinted with the permission of Simon &Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon &Schuster Children's Publishing Division from VOLCANO: THE ERUPTION AND HEALING OF MOUNT ST. HELENS by Patricia Lauber. Copyright © 1986 Patricia Lauber. THE BIG WAVE by Pearl S. Buck COPYRIGHT © 1947 BY THE CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY; COPYRIGHT © 1948, 1976 BY PEARL S. BUCK. Used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
THE BIG RIVERS by Bruce Hiscock. Used by permission of the author. "Thunder, Lightning, and Tornadoes" from "Weather Legends" by Carole G. Vogel. Copyright © 2001 by Carole Garbuny Vogel. Reprinted with the permission of Millbrook Press, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this text excerpt may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without the prior written permission of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. "The Sea" by Robert Winner from THE SANITY OF EARTH AND GRASS: COMPLETE POEMS. Robert Winner (1930-1986) was born and raised in New York City. His books include GREEN IN THE BODY, FLOGGING THE CZAR and THE SANITY OF EARTH AND GRASS. Used by permission of rightsholder.
From FOOTPRINTS ON THE ROOF: POEMS ABOUT THE EARTH by Marilyn Singer illustrated by Meilo So, copyright © 2002 by Marilyn Singer. Illustrations copyright © 2002 by Meilo So. Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Random House, Inc. © Marilyn Singer from FOOTPRINTS ON THE ROOF (Knopf).
ART AND IMPACT
From ALVIN AILEY by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Copyright © 1993 by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Illustrations by Brian Pinkney © 1993. Reprinted by permission of Hyperion Books For Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group, LLC.
Adapted by permission from DKPublishing from CHUCK CLOSE UP CLOSE by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan. Copyright © 1998 by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan. All rights reserved.
THE POT THAT JUAN BUILT text copyright © 2002 by Nancy Andrews-Goebel. Illustrations copyright © 2002 by David Diaz. Permission arranged with Lee &Low Books Inc., New York, NY 10016.
From MAYA LIN: ARCHITECT AND ARTIST by Mary Malone. Copyright © 1995 by Mary Malone. Published by Enslow Publishers, Inc., Berkeley Heights, NJ. All rights reserved.
THE BOY WHO DREW CATS by Arthur A. Levine, illustrated by Frederic Clement. Copyright © 1993. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. This edition published by arrangement with Dial Books for Young Children, a member of Penguin Young Readers Group, a division of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
"Pas de Trois," copyright © 2001 Sandy Asher, reprinted from HEART TO HEART, Jan Greenberg, ed., Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001.
"The Weary Blues," copyright 1926 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. and renewed 1954 by Langston Hughes, from SELECTED POEMS OF LANGSTON HUGHES by Langston Hughes. Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.
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Table of Contents
Unit 1: Taking a Stand
Unit Overview 18
The Pretty Pennies Picket
Newbery Honor Book, New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year
from Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe.
realistic fiction by Bette Greene illustrated by Colin Bootman
Meet the Author , Bette Greene
Meet the Illustrator , Colin Bootman
Social Studies Inquiry "But I Chose to Remain" by Rosa Parks from
Rosa Parks: My Story autobiography by Rosa Parks and Jim Haskins
biography by Nigel Hunter illustrated by Richard Hook
Meet the Author , Nigel Hunter
Meet the Illustrator, Richard Hook
Science Inquiry The Big Deal about Salt
My Brother Martin
A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book
biography by Christine King Farris illustrated by Chris Soentpiet
I Have a Dream from the speech by Martin Luther King Jr.
Meet the Author , Christine King Farris
Meet the Illustrator , Chris Soentpiet
Meet the Author , Martin Luther King Jr.
Social Studies Inquiry Pericles
Harvesting Hope The Story of Cesar Chavez
2003 Jane Addams Children's Book Award, Pura Belpre Honor Book
biography by Kathleen Krull illustrated by Yuyi Morales
Meet the Author, Kathleen Krull
Meet the Illustrator, Yuyi Morales
Social Studies Inquiry
Citizens' Rights: Then and Now
Passage to Freedom The Sugihara Story
IRA Teacher's Choice, ALA Notable Book
narrative nonfiction by Ken Mochizuki illustrated by Dom Lee
Meet the Author, Ken Mochizuki
Meet the Illustrator, Dom Lee
Social Studies Inquiry Rights around the World
Martin Luther King Jr.
poem by Gwendolyn Brooks
First They Came for the Jews
poem by Pastor Martin Niemöller illustrated by Susan Keeter
Unit 2: Ancient Civilizations
Vocabulary Warm-Up 144
The Island of Bulls
from Lost Cities
narrative nonfiction by Roy A. Gallant 146
Meet the Author, Roy A. Gallant 160
Theme Connections 161
Social Studies Inquiry Geography and Ancient Greece 162
Vocabulary Warm-Up 164
Escape from Pompeii
historical fiction written and illustrated by Christina Balit 166
Meet the Author and Illustrator, Christina Balit 176
Theme Connections 177
Science Inquiry Volcanoes and Matter 178
The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone Key to Ancient Egypt
ALA Notable Book, CBC/NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book
narrative nonfiction by James Cross Giblin
Meet the Author, James Cross Giblin
Science Inquiry The Keys to Space Travel
Vocabulary Warm-Up 212
The Emperor's Silent Army
Terracotta Warriors of Ancient China
Winner of the Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award, 2003, Parent's Choice
Silver Honor Book
expository text by Jane O'Connor 214
Meet the Author, Jane O'Connor 232
Theme Connections 233
Social Studies Inquiry
Suppressing Ideas in China:
What Would Confucius Say? 234
Vocabulary Warm-Up 236
Mesopotamia Iraq in Ancient Times
expository text by Peter Chrisp illustrated by James Edwards Meet the Author, Peter Chrisp 238
Meet the Illustrator, James Edwards 254
Theme Connections 255
Science Inquiry Metalworkers and Heat Transfer 256
poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley illustrated by Lane Yerkes 258
Great Wall of China
poem by J. Patrick Lewis 259
Test Prep 260
Unit 3: Ecology
Tree of Life The Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth
ASPCA Henry Bergh Children's Book Award, 2004, Skipping Stones Honor Award
expository text by Rochelle Strauss illustrated by Margot Thompson