Winter King, Summer Queen

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9781846860805: Winter King, Summer Queen

Learn an important lesson about balance and acceptance in this exciting tale about how people learn to share the Earth, and how the rotating seasons of winter and summer are born.

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Dr. Short is a division director at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, D.C. She has worked as a teacher, trainer, researcher, and curriculum/materials developer. Her work at CAL has concentrated on the integration of language learning with content-area instruction. Through several national projects, she has conducted research and provided professional development and technical assistance to local and state education agencies across the United States. She directed the ESL Standards and Assessment Project for TESOL and co-developed the SIOP model for sheltered instruction.

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"This whimsical tale of the birth of the seasons is a great read-aloud. It is full of expressive language and the good versus evil that young children love to hear.... The magic rays of sunshine weave in and out of the earth, water, and air into a beautiful rainbow that melts the king's heart. The agreement reached between the two monarchs creates the change of seasons. This story is one of many that provide an explanation of natural phenomena, but none as delightfully as this title. The illustrations, done in acrylics, portray the disparity between the warmth and the dark icy cold. Highly Recommended." --Library Media Connection

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