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- DescriptionPacky the Packrat s mother has had eugh! It s time that he sorts through his ever-growing collection of trinkets and puts them away. Told in rhyme, the text leads the reader to participate in the sorting process by categorizing Packy s piles of things according to like characteristics and attributes. The story promotes and reinforces analogous thinking a critical thinking skill in math, science, and life. In the For Creative Minds education section at the back of the book, the reader can explore even more attributes and characteristics of objects, including color, size, texture, shape, and material.
- Author BiographyBarbara MaricondaAward-winning author Barbara Mariconda is one of those people who has done it all! In addition to authoringTen for MeandSort it Out!(2009 IRA and CBC Children s Choice and 2009 Bank Street Best Children s Book of the Year List) for Arbordale, she is an educator (K-6), a mentor teacher, an adjunct professor of Children s Literature and Process Writing. Barbara has also written a wide variety of musicals, songs, novels, and numerous professional books for teachers. She frequently speaks on the topic of writing for and with children, and provides professional development for teachers at seminars across the country. She lives in Connecticut where she is a partner in the educational seminar and consulting firm, Empowering Writers, LLC., and is a member of the Society of Children s Book Writers and Illustrators.
- Author(s)Barbara Mariconda
- PublisherArbordale Publishing
- Date of Publication10/08/2012
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintArbordale Publishing
- Content Notecolour illustrations
- Weight408 g
- Width218 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Illustrator(s)Sherry Rogers
- Format DetailsSewn,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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