The Pushcart War
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Jean Merrill
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-16 - Publisher: New York Review of Books

50th Anniversary Edition Do you know the history of the pushcart war? The REAL history? it’s a story of how regular people banded together and, armed with little more than their brains and good aim defeated a mighty foe. Not long ago the streets of New York City were smelly,
The Pushcart War
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Jean Merrill
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-12-15 - Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

The outbreak of a war between truck drivers and pushcart peddlers brings the mounting problems of traffic to the attention of both the city of New York and the world.
Dictionary of American Children's Fiction, 1960-1984
Language: en
Pages: 914
Authors: Alethea Helbig, Agnes Perkins
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Comprehensive dictionary of American children's fiction from 1960 to 1984. Includes short synopsis and brief information on author.
Study Guides for Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages: 102
Authors: Janice Montgomery
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.

Educational title for gifted and advanced learners.
Teaching Economic Concepts with Picture Books and Junior Novels
Language: en
Pages: 311
Authors: Nancy J. Polette
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-29 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Using quality literature to introduce younger students to economic terms and concepts is an engaging and effective teaching method. This book demonstrates how. • Supplies an appealing and highly effective way to enrich the social studies curriculum • Presents discussion questions applicable to public library storytimes • Provides grade-level appropriate