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Chapter 60

Chapter 60

Monsieur Marceau: Actor without Words - 2013 winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Nonfiction! Check out the honor books and other recommended titles!

Marcel Marceau, the world's most famous mime, enthralled audiences around the world for more than fifty years. When he waved his hand or lifted his eyebrow h.

The 2013 Orbis Pictus Honor Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children is Citizen Scientists: Be a Part of Scientific Discovery from Your Own Backyard   by Loree Griffin Burns, photographs by Ellen Harasimonwicz (Henry Holt & Company). http://www.ncte.org/awards/orbispictus

Anyone can get involved in gathering data for ongoing, actual scientific studies such as the Audubon Bird Count and FrogWatch USA. This book, full of engaging photos and useful tips, will show you how.

The 2013 Orbis Pictus Honor Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children is Those Rebels, John & Tom   by Barbara Kerley, illustrated by Edward Fotheringham (Scholastic).  http://www.ncte.org/awards/orbispictus

Encore -- Those rebels, John & Tom / by Barbara Kerley ; illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham.

Orbis Pictus

Orbis Pictus

The 2013 Orbis Pictus Honor Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children is Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin   by Robert Byrd (Dial Books for Young Readers).   http://www.ncte.org/awards/orbispictus

A great book to teach the kids about one of the most important founding fathers, "Electric" Ben Franklin. Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin Robert Byrd (auth.

NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

This award recognizes excellence in the writing of nonfiction for children.

The 2013 Orbis Pictus Honor Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children is The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity by Elizabeth Rusch (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children). http://www.ncte.org/awards/orbispictus

The Mighty Mars Rovers by Elizabeth Rusch. Take a trip to Mars with two small robots – Spirit and Opportunity. Designed to collect data for just three months, the two robots far exceeded NASA’s expectations, and Opportunity is still going strong. J RUS

A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin (Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children (Awards)) by Jen Bryant http://smile.amazon.com/dp/0375867120/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_IiHfxb1PX19K9

A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin written by Jen Bryant & illustrated by Melissa Sweet is the 2014 Schneider Family Book Award, for picture books, given to books that best represent a disability experience for children.

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