Based on the author's nine years of research and development, this text explains how to create a balanced literacy programme based on guided reading and supported by read aloud, shared reading, interactive writing, and other approaches. Teaching guidelines are included.
One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is a story of friendship and young love in the face of prejudice and hostility. A young teenager moves with his parents to a town in the American South, where "a nigger may be lynched" for speaking to a white girl.
Was it true, they could really never die, these Tucks? When Winnie stumbles across a spring that can bestow the gift of everlasting life, she also stumbles across the unforgettable Tuck family. They have kept the spring a secret for years but now it is in danger of being revealed.