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On My Honorby Marion Dane Bauer
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Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher!and#160;He loves to explore new places. Today he's visiting Massachusetts, the Bay State. His first stop isand#160;Boston for a huge Fourth of July celebration. Then he'll ride the Swan Boats, re-enact the Boston Tea Party, and walk theand#160;historic Freedom Trail. He'll also meet "Pilgrims,"and#160;ride bikes onand#160;Cape Cod,and#160;hike theand#160;beautiful Berkshires, and much, much more.and#160;Join Mr. Geo on his travels around Massachusetts. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate. Includes maps and learning activities.and#160;Colorful, you-are-there illustrations and easy-to-readand#160;text areand#160;great for beginning and newly independent readers!and#160;
The Newbery Honor-winning coming-of-age story of a young boy's devastating guilt over the death of his best friend after a swimming challenge goes terribly wrong.
Join Mr. Geo on his whirlwind tour ofand#160;and#160;Massachusettsand#160;in thisand#160;Level 3 Green Light Reader.and#160;Celebrating Massachusetts combines travel with social studies in a way that's entertaining and educational.and#160;This latest installment in the 50 States to Celebrate seriesand#160;starts outand#160;at Boston'sand#160;Fourth of July celebration andand#160;makes stops along theand#160;historic Freedom Trail and thenand#160;Plymouth, Cape Cod,and#160;the Berkshires, and more.and#160;Packed with picture and context clues to keepand#160;beginning and newly independent readers moving along with ease and confidence.
Joels best friend, Tony, is a daredevil. It was Tonys idea to make the long bike ride to
the Starved Rock state park, and Tonys idea to stop for a swim in the dangerous Vermillion
River. So why does Joel feel so much guilt when tragedy strikes?
The paperback features a beautiful new cover and introduction by Katherine Paterson,
author of the Newbery Medal-winning book Bridge to Terabithia.
About the Author
Marion Dane Bauer is an award-winning author who also teaches in the Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults program at Vermont College. Among her Clarion titles are ON MY HONOR, a Newbery Honor Book; A BEAR NAMED TROUBLE; and RUNT: THE STORY OF A WOLF PUP. She lives with her partner, Ann Goddard, in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
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