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Værker af Mara Rockliff

Chik Chak Shabbat (2014) 147 eksemplarer
My Heart Will Not Sit Down (2012) 97 eksemplarer
Next to an Ant (A Rookie Reader) (2004) 92 eksemplarer
The Grudge Keeper (2014) 71 eksemplarer
Me and Momma and Big John (2012) 67 eksemplarer
The Busiest Street in Town (2009) 35 eksemplarer
Pieces Of Another World (2005) 21 eksemplarer
Jefferson Measures a Moose (2020) 16 eksemplarer
Weather Watchers (2012) 15 eksemplarer
Albert's Bigger Than Big Idea (2013) 14 eksemplarer
Albert the Muffin-Maker (2014) 12 eksemplarer
Albert Adds Up! (2014) 11 eksemplarer
Mice on Ice (2013) 11 eksemplarer
Lost in the Mouseum: Left / Right (2015) 11 eksemplarer
Albert's Amazing Snail (2012) 11 eksemplarer
Albert Helps Out: Counting Money (2017) 9 eksemplarer
A Mousy Mess (Mouse Math) (2014) 8 eksemplarer
Animal Families (2010) 7 eksemplarer
A Beach for Albert (2013) 7 eksemplarer
The Mousier the Merrier! (2012) 6 eksemplarer
Old School, New School (2010) 6 eksemplarer
The Yum-Yum House (Math Matters) (2009) 5 eksemplarer
Albert is not scared (2013) 5 eksemplarer
Day Camp (2011) 5 eksemplarer
Our Nature Chart * (2010) 5 eksemplarer
The Midnight Kid (2007) 4 eksemplarer
Rain Forest Food (2010) 4 eksemplarer
Spork Out of Orbit (2016) 3 eksemplarer
Thanksgiving then and now (2011) 3 eksemplarer
All About Snakes (GEAR UP) (2005) 2 eksemplarer
Let's Go, Snow! (Math Matters) (2017) 1 eksemplar
Our day (Kangaroo Reads) (2020) 1 eksemplar
Stacey's Winning Move (2009) 1 eksemplar
aleutian islands 1 eksemplar
Its About Time 1 eksemplar

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So this famous French dude called Buffon started badmouthing American flora and fauna in print, and Thomas Jefferson wasn't having it! He used his lifelong passion for numbers to disprove Buffon's assertions (although Buffon actually died before admitting he was wrong) in Notes on the State of Virginia.

Back matter includes a Jefferson quote and more information about his "mania for math" some of "Jefferson's numbers" (answering the questions raised in the book, e.g. How far was an hour's walk? How hot was it in Philadelphia in July 4, 1776?), primary sources, and selected secondary sources.… (mere)
JennyArch | 3 andre anmeldelser | Jan 24, 2024 |
"Addie never wanted to be ordinary." She danced onstage, rode an early bicycle ("the boneshaker"), sailed to America, married a magician and became part of the act onstage. When her husband Alexander died of a heart attack, Addie continued their magic show herself, even performing the dangerous bullet-catching trick.

Adelaide Hermann (1853-1932) wrote an unpublished manuscript, Sixty-Five Years of Magic, which she gave to a niece, and which was rediscovered by Margaret Steele, another stage magician, who published it in 2012.

The large trim size of the book and the pencil illustrations, digitally colored, combine to make a large, inviting "stage," with paper-doll-like figures framing or pointing readers' attention to the main action.


Secrets of the bullet-catching trick, revealed: https://mararockliff.com/bullet
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JennyArch | 10 andre anmeldelser | Jan 17, 2024 |
A simply-told exploration of relative sizes.
sloth852 | Jan 10, 2024 |
A little bit scientific method, a little bit international diplomacy in the early days of the US. A story about how Franklin essentially proves the placebo effect, told in a lively fashion that I believe Franklin would approve of.
sloth852 | 17 andre anmeldelser | Jan 2, 2024 |



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