Learning a lot about my home state Love the Great book I had to read this during the Social Studies portion of a Life Skills class I subbing for Each letter introduces a short poem on some glorifying Ohio factoid A is for astronauts because a lot of astronauts are from Ohio P is for presidents for the same reason J is for Johnny Appleseed because he like was totally in Ohio once The art is uninspired as are the poems and the xpository side captions lack focus and are written like summaries of a half remembered Encyclopedia ntry I also can t help but take a little issue with its repeating theme of Christopher Columbus take a little issue with its repeating theme of Christopher Columbus his crew on the S is forSanta Maria as brave and noble xplorers This white washed historical tactic becomes laughable when the T is for Techumseh Zu schnell entry tries to have its treaty and break it too by attempting to paint both Techumseh and hisnemy William Henry Harrison as Ohioan folk heroes F is for F this book Schonberg M B is for Buckeye An Ohio Alphabet Sleeping Bear Press 2000This picture book describes different interesting facts about the state of Ohio by using the letters of the alphabetWhile this is an ABC book the information and facts in the book make the reading level ages 4 8 Older students will find the facts about Ohio interesting and can be used when the history of Ohio is studied This a great book to have for both beginners and older students we love OHIO great state parks what fun check it out This is a fun booked packed full of information on our great state of Ohio The author Marcia Schonberg was born and raised in Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University so she is truly a real buckeye She. Did you know that Ohio is called The Mother of Presidents for the ight United States Presidents born there Or that 23 astronauts the most of any state are. ,
Etry is not particularly inspired It s actually kind of
clunkyAnd I was surprised to find that the whole state of Ohio did not hold one illustrator competent to drawings for this book so they went to Wisconsin to find someone C mon if you are going to write a book about how awesome Ohio is the least you could do is to have a home grown illustrator Overall it s a book full of facts that are presented in a fairly pedestrian way The illustrations involving wildlife are head and shoulders above the rest The poems in the center of ach illustration are as I said clunky in the xtreme The text in the sidebars is just wooden but certainly informative Cute book Full of information We are not from Ohio so it wasn t very familiar maybe to us It was full of facts but overall it s not a book my daughter will be begging for us to read again B Is For Buckeye An Ohio AlphabetAuthor Marcia SchonbergReading level ages 7 10Schonberg Marcia 2000 B Is For Buckeye An Ohio Alphabet Ann Arbor Michigan Sleeping Bear PressThis book is a clever mature and informational approach to ABC s It s a tad wordy and technical however with proper guidance from a teacher or parent I feel beginning readers can njoy the book This book is ngaging and informative and taught me some things I never new about OhioThe illustrations are book This book is ngaging and informative and taught me some things I never new about OhioThe illustrations are clear and absolutely gorgeous The illustrator is clearly adept at their craftThis book is great book for Ohio fanatics I ve lived in the buckeye state most of my life but ven I learned a lot about the state of Ohio from this book The kids and I traveled the state visiting most of the places mentioned in this book What a fun way to learn some state histor. Y Bruce Langton and fascinating text by Marcia Schonberg bring Ohio history and information to life in the second of Sleeping Bear Press' state alphabet boo. .I was surprised to find that the whole state of did not hold one illustrator competent toAnd I was surprised to find that the whole state of
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Does work for The Ohio Historical Society and helped publish a book called Marking Ohio s History so she is very ualified to present us with the facts she does in B is for Buckeye The illustrator Bruce Langton is very well accomplished with his oil acrylic and watercolor and his wildlife pictures are brilliant His illustrations work well in this story they seem almost like looking at a photograph I would however have loved to see this story all about Ohio having an Ohio native as an author also have an illustrator from Ohio This book is a great read and would be a wonderful addition to a classroom during a lesson on Ohio Each letter has a short poem filled with information on that letter like L stands for lady bug Tiny red and black she wears a cloak of polka dots upon her round hard back These short pieces of information make a nice choice for young readers in kindergarten and first grade For the older reader in grades second through fourth ach letter has a side bar on the page with much additional information that ties the part in with Ohio I am always drawn to books on local history
And This One Would Makethis one would make great read along with its companion Cardinal Numbers An Ohio Counting book also by this author Schonberg M B is for buckeye an ohio alphabet 2000 Chelsea MI Sleeping Bear PressI loved this book Many uniue state facts Contains catchy snippets of facts on the main part of the page with in depth facts along the margins There is a Basket of Buckeyes list of facts on the last page This book could be used for children as young as 3 or 4 who are learning their abc s or for grade school age children Could be incorporated into a lesson on Ohio History The po. From Ohio These and amazing facts are revealed in B is for Buckeye a must have for very Ohioan from Ulysses S Grant to John Glenn Brilliant illustrations