Weber Reads 2014-2015: E.B. White for Children and Young Adults
The story of Helen, Billy's pet spider, who weaves her webs in the local zoo and thus helps to keep the flies off the backs of the animals.
Presents the lives and careers of six famous children's authors, including C.S. Lewis and E.B. White, and reflects on how their childhoods influenced their writing as adults.
When he discovers that he is destined to be someone's dinner, Wilbur the pig is desolate until his spider friend Charlotte decides to help him.
The "Who Wrote That?" series examines authors of the most popular children's books. It enables readers to discover new works by some of their favorite authors, while providing readers a more fully developed background of the authors, and their lives and work.
Discusses the childhood, marriage to Katherine Angell, and writing career of E.B. White, author of essays, poems, and children's books.
Cynthia Rylant, the acclaimed author of more than fifty books for young people, shines a gentle light on three talented writers: Margaret Wise Brown, L. Frank Baum, and E.B. "Andy" White. Rylant details their struggles and successes, their fears and joys, and the special moments that helped shape their minds, their hearts, and ultimately their stories.
A simple biography of the multitalented author who wrote the well-known children's books Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little.
With summer coming to an end, about-to-be-fourth-grader Moxy Maxwell does a hundred different things to avoid reading her assigned summer reading book.
Introduces children to the behavior, life cycle, diet, habitat, and physical characteristics of pigs.
Learn how this amazing material might someday be used to repair or replace human ligaments and bones, improve body armor, strengthen parachute rope, and even tether an airplance to an aircraft carrier!
The adventures of the debonair mouse, Stuart Little, as he sets out in the world to seek out his dearest friend, a little bird who stayed a few days in his family's garden.
Follows the life of the popular author of essays, poems, and children's books, from his childhood in rural New York State to his death at the age of eighty-six.
Knowing how to read and write is not enough for Louis, a voiceless Trumpeter swan; his determination to learn to play a stolen trumpet takes him far from his wilderness home.
Each spring hundreds of spiders hatch from their egg sacs and being their struggle to survive. Wadsworth chronicles the real-life drama of one spider as she eats, grows, spins a dragline of silk, and soars up, up, and away to find a home of her own.
When Wilbur, the most lovable pig in children's literature, attempts to explore life beyond the boundaries of Zuckerman's farm, the other animals in the barnyard have lots of advice for him.