Weber Reads 2014-2015: E.B. White for Children and Young Adults

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Be Nice to Spiders
Artist/Author/Cast:
Graham, Margaret Bloy
Call Number:
JP Graham
Description:

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.

Born to Write: The Remarkable Lives of Six Famous Authors
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cotter, Charis
Call Number:
J809 C8472b 2008
Description:

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.

Charlotte's Web
Artist/Author/Cast:
White, E. B.
Call Number:
JF White
Description:

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.

E.B. White
Artist/Author/Cast:
LaBrie, Aimee
Call Number:
YP 92 White 2005
Description:

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.

E.B. White: Beyond Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little
Artist/Author/Cast:
Litwin, Laura Baskes
Call Number:
J92 White 2003
Description:

Discusses the childhood, marriage to Katherine Angell, and writing career of E.B. White, author of essays, poems, and children's books.

Margaret, Frank, and Andy: Three Writers' Stories
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rylant, Cynthia
Call Number:
J810.9 R9945m
Description:

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.

Meet E.B. White
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ward, S.
Call Number:
J92 White
Description:

A simple biography of the multitalented author who wrote the well-known children's books Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little.

Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gifford, Peggy Elizabeth
Call Number:
JF Gifford
Description:

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.

Pigs
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wilsdon, Christina
Call Number:
J636.4 W7463p 2010
Description:

Introduces children to the behavior, life cycle, diet, habitat, and physical characteristics of pigs.

Stronger Than Steel: Spider Silk DNA and the Quest for Better Bulletproof Vests, Sutures, and Parachute Rope
Artist/Author/Cast:
Heos, Bridget
Call Number:
J595.44 H5282s 2013
Description:

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!

Stuart Little
Artist/Author/Cast:
White, E. B.
Call Number:
JF White
Description:

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.

To the Point: A Story About E.B. White
Artist/Author/Cast:
Collins, David R.
Call Number:
J92 White
Description:

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.

The Trumpet of the Swan
Artist/Author/Cast:
White, E. B.
Call Number:
JF White
Description:

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.

Up, Up, and Away
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wadsworth, Ginger; Wynne, Patricia (Illustrator)
Call Number:
J595.44 W1246u 2009
Description:

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.

Wilbur's Adventure: A Charlotte's Web Picture Book
Artist/Author/Cast:
White, E. B.
Call Number:
JP White
Description:

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.