A Leaf Can Be . . .

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Millbrook Press, Mar 1, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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A leaf can be a...shade spiller, mouth filler, tree topper, rain stopper. Find out about the many roles leaves play in this poetic exploration of leaves throughout the year.

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User Review  - Ashton.Watson - LibraryThing

Summary: This is such a visually stimulating book. It shows how the different leaves changing with each season. It allows the reader to have insight into all of the different roles a leaf can play ... Read full review

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User Review  - Angelina-Justice - LibraryThing

This is less a story and more a stream of consciousness. It invites discussion while reading. It also has an excellent resource/read aloud section in the back that covers the things "a leaf can be" in depth. This could be an excellent way to introduce multiple types of science and EE lessons. Read full review

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Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 120 books for kids and teens, including Water Can Be..., A Leaf Can Be..., and Bookspeak! Poems about Books. Poetry and rhyming books are her favorite things to write, and she loves to combine poetry/verse with nonfiction. Laura loves to do school visits (in-person and Skype), writing workshops, and teacher inservices. Read more about Laura and her work at laurasalas.com.

Violeta Dabija lives in Moldova, a small Eastern European country. She has a strong traditional art background, a BA degree in Fine Arts/Graphic Design and 10 years of experience as a children's book illustrator. She works in both traditional and digital media and often mixes them to produce delicate and atmospheric illustrations with a traditional feel. She has illustrated about 25 children's books and she enjoys creating magic pictures and unique environments for her characters.

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