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Jacqueline Briggs Martin and You
Price: $35.00
ISBN: 1591582571
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Paperback | 128 pages
DOI: 10.1336/1591582571
Publication Date: 12/30/2005
Series: The Author and YOU

Jacqueline Briggs Martin
and YOU

by Jacqueline Briggs Martin 

    From the publisher:

    This book features Jacqueline Briggs Martin, award winning picture book author. It discusses her life and work and the researching, writing, and illustrating of each of her books, providing insight into the writing process and promoting reading as a source of good writing. Grades k-6.


Series Foreword by Sharon Coatney and Sharron L. McElmeel
Introduction by Sharron L. McElmeel
Part 1

A Writer's Path--from Maine to Iowa
Frequently Asked Questions
Jacqueline Briggs Martin's Bookshelf
Notes About the Illustrators

Part 2

Dear Readers
Why Write?
Writing: Work or Play? When? What?
Writing Longer Pieces
Writing a Made-up Story
Writing YOUR Made-up Story

JACQUELINE BRIGGS MARTIN has published 14 picture books, including the 1999 Caldecott Medal winner, Snowflake Bentley (illustrated by Mary Azarian)

Reviews and Curriculum Connections

“The fifth volume in a series titled The Author and You, this autobiographical work ... includes information that would be of interest to [teachers, children and] children's literature scholars, such as anecdotes related to the research and writing of Snowflake Bentley and several of Martin's other picture books.”–Children's Literature Association Quarterly

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