Massachusetts Children's Book Award

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  • Courage In Charles Doyle's The True Confessions Of Charlotte Doyle

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    “Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” - Mary Tyler Moore. This quote means that if you take chances you will make mistakes, making mistakes is a part of your life, pain strengthens you, and failing makes you braver. In the story, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, the readers learn from Charlotte's adventures that there is many times to be brave, which is part of the theme, being brave is sometimes

  • Why Dr. Seuss Goes To War

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    1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was and still is a very popular children's author and illustrator. He wrote his first children's book, To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street in 1937. Twenty-seven different publishers denied this book at first. During his later years he created top selling books like, The Cat in the Hat (1957) and Green Eggs and Ham (1960). In all his years of writing he won many awards: Caldecott Medal in 1951, Laura Ingall's Wilder Award in 1980, Pulitzer Prize

  • Dr Seuss Influence

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    Theodor Geisel, had a humble beginning in the early twentieth century. Dr. Seuss grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts and learned to draw at his local zoo. This began his creative thinking and unique drawing style. Dr. Seuss used his wild imagination and innovative art style to create many classic children’s books. Dr. Seuss was a highly successful author that forever changed children’s books and had a profound impact on many children around the world. Dr. Seuss received his education from Dartmouth

  • Outline Of A Curriculum Proposal

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    was named Books That Make You Look: Visual Imagery, Children’s Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement, and Children 's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition the following year. In 2003, the book received the Irma S. and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature, and was the winner for the Borders Original Voices Award and Christopher Award in 2004. It was a nominee for the Chickadee Award in 2004-2005. It was also nominated in 2005-2006 for the following awards: Golden Sower Award, North Carolina

  • Dr. Seuss Analysis

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    Children’s Author Presentation: Dr. Seuss Anna Wagoner EDRD 3301-02 West Texas A&M University March 23, 2016 Abstract Branded as Dr. Seuss, Theodor Seuss Geisel and his many works are beloved by children and adults alike. His creations such as The Cat in the Hat and How the Grinch Stole Christmas! turned him into today’s superstar author for beginning readers (Pascal, 2011). Dr. Seuss is notorious for his wacky words and rhyming rhythms, but often forgotten for his work in the political

  • You Make 'Em, I Amuse' Em, By Theodor Seuss Geisel

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    illustrator of successful children’s books known today. Some of Geisel’s well-known works would include classics such as “The Cat in the Hat” and “Green Eggs and Ham”. These books, along with many more, contributed greatly to the education of beginner readers. Geisel’s life, from start to finish, reflected the skill and heart he had to influence America’s youth through stories that would last a lifetime. This poet’s own story begins on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts - a place of

  • Who Is Theodor Seuss Geisel's Sympathy For Popular Children?

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    Seuss Geisel III stands as the most intriguing and popular children’s book author of time. Geisel, who used the pseudonym of Seuss, wrote about 48 books which sold over 200 million copies and were translated in a number of different languages. Seuss’ publications are known for their whimsical rhymes and quirky characters, which have names like the Lorax and the Sneetches and live in places like Hooterville (History 1). These children books were depicted by unusual creatures and animated illustrations

  • My Children's Author Chris Van Allsburg

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    My children’s author Chris Van Allsburg. “People develop an obsession Chris Van Allsburg is an author of children's books and is an award winning author too. Chris writes and illustrates books on fictional characters in his writings like The Polar Express, etc. The Polar Express is one of the best books he wrote(, 2004)” Chris Van Allsburg was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 18th, 1949, the second child of Doris Christiansen Van Allsburg and Richard Van Allsburg(Thomson, 2006)

  • Dr.Seuss Research Paper

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    Theodor Seuss Geisel Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was born March 2, 1904, in Springfield, Massachusetts. His father and grandfather managed the family brewery in town, while his mother told him and his sister, Marnie, rhymes she had remembered being told from childhood. Geisel attended Dartmouth College after graduating from Springfield’s Classical High School. When attending Dartmouth, he joined a fraternity and the college’s humor magazine, the Jack-O-Lantern. He

  • Theodor Seuss 'Oh, The Places You' Ll Go

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    any direction you choose” (Goodreads). This quote was in a book by a once-lost soul that did not know what was to come of his life. This is ironic because Dr. Seuss became an outstanding and excellent writer and illustrator, even after questioning what he was going to become. Although he was lost, Seuss never gave up on himself, others, or his creativity. Theodor Seuss Geisel, pseudonym of Dr. Seuss, was a very famous American children’s author and poet that made his mark on the world. On March