Jacqueline Briggs Martin and You
Playing on the phrase, The author and you, a commonly taught reading comprehension strategy that teaches the learner how to look at the words of an ... Show synopsis Playing on the phrase, The author and you, a commonly taught reading comprehension strategy that teaches the learner how to look at the words of an author and make inferences about what is being said, this new series will assist teachers and teacher librarians in understanding the underlying purposes of an author as they prepare learning activities for students. The series focuses primarily on books for the elementary age child (K-6) and features insights into the author's background, purposes, and goals in writing his or her books. By furnishing an overview of an author's works, the books in the series give teachers the big picture. This book, like the others in the series, features personal information about the author, including insights into why she writes the type of books she writes, There is also information about each of the author's books featured. Part II of the book is the author's writing workshop--writing about writing. 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.