The Ghost of Donley Farm (Hardcover)

The Ghost of Donley Farm By Jaime Gardner Johnson, Laurie Allen Klein (Illustrator) Cover Image

The Ghost of Donley Farm (Hardcover)

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Rebecca, the red-tailed hawk, is not afraid of ghosts One night, she bravely ventures into the barn to meet the famous ghost of Donley Farm. But when she finally meets him, Rebecca is surprised to discover that this "ghost" is much more familiar than she'd expected. Join Rebecca as she stays up late to talk with her new friend and find out what they have in common and how they are different. This fictional story includes a 4-page For Creative Minds section in the back of the book and a 34-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guide online. The Ghost of Donley Farm is vetted by experts and designed to encourage parental engagement. Its extensive back matter helps teachers with time-saving lesson ideas, provides extensions for science, math, and social studies units, and uses inquiry-based learning to help build critical thinking skills in young readers. The Spanish translation supports ELL and dual-language programs. The interactive ebook reads aloud in both English and Spanish with word highlighting and audio speed control to promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, text engagement, and reading comprehension.
Laurie Allen Klein has been a freelance artist for nearly 25 years. Over the last several years, she has worked as the on-staff artist for a marine park, where she does everything from painting life-size sea animal murals to illustrating children's activity books. In addition to Saving Kate's Flowers, They Just Know, Laurie has illustrated The Ghost of Donley Farm, Fur and Feathers, Where Should Turtle Be?, Little Skink's Tail, Solar System Forecast, Meet the Planets, If a Dolphin Were a Fish and Balloon Trees for Arbordale. She was the winner of the Outstanding Pennsylvania Author/Illustrator Award from the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association in 2008 and is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Laurie lives in Florida. See more of her artwork at lauriekleinarts.com.
Product Details ISBN: 9781628554519
ISBN-10: 1628554517
Publisher: Arbordale Publishing
Publication Date: January 20th, 2015
Pages: 32
Language: English