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Tanya Lee Stone

Teoksen Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream tekijä

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Tanya Lee Stone studied English at Oberlin College and was an editor of children's nonfiction for many years. She also has a Masters Degree. She teaches writing at Champlain College. After many years as an editor. Tanya moved to Vermont and returned to writing. This award-winning author has written näytä lisää titles that include the young adult novel, A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl, Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald , picture books Elizabeth Leads the Way, Sandy's Circus, and Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors? She has also written narrative nonfiction with her titles: Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream, and The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie. In 2014 her title, Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, made The New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl (2006) 323 kappaletta
Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald (2008) 39 kappaletta
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Silkworms (Wild Wild World) (2003) 9 kappaletta
Beaver (Wild America) (2003) 9 kappaletta
Goats (Wild Wild World) (2003) 9 kappaletta
Dragonflies (Wild Wild World) (2003) 9 kappaletta
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Living in a World of Blue (2001) 7 kappaletta
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Crocodiles (Wild Wild World) (2003) 6 kappaletta
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Mantises (Wild Wild World) (2003) 6 kappaletta
Cockroaches (Wild Wild World) (2003) 6 kappaletta
Spiders (Wild Wild World) (2003) 6 kappaletta
Living in a World of White (2001) 6 kappaletta
Toads (Wild America) (2002) 6 kappaletta
Mercury (Blastoff) (2003) 6 kappaletta
Kangaroos (Wild Wild World) (2003) 6 kappaletta
El Marpache (2002) 5 kappaletta
Mosquitoes (Wild Wild World) (2003) 5 kappaletta
Grasshoppers (Wild Wild World) (2003) 5 kappaletta
Mouse (Wild America) (2003) 5 kappaletta
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Owls (Wild Wild World) (2003) 5 kappaletta
Chimpanzees (Wild Wild World) (2003) 5 kappaletta
Fireflies (Wild Wild World) (2003) 4 kappaletta
Wild America - Opossum (2003) 4 kappaletta
Turtles (Wild Wild World) (2003) 4 kappaletta
Koalas (Wild Wild World) (2003) 4 kappaletta
Saturn (Blastoff) (2002) 4 kappaletta
Rabbits (2002) 4 kappaletta
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Living in a World of Brown (2001) 4 kappaletta
Wild Wild World - Butterflies (2003) 4 kappaletta
Skunk (Wild America) (2002) 3 kappaletta
Crickets (Wild Wild World) (2003) 3 kappaletta
Venus (Blastoff) (2003) 3 kappaletta
Lions (Wild Wild World) (2003) 3 kappaletta
Flamingoes (Wild Wild World) (2003) 3 kappaletta
Murals & Metaphors (2006) — Tekijä — 3 kappaletta
Sea Lions (Wild Wild World) (2003) 3 kappaletta
Lizards (Wild Wild World) (2003) 3 kappaletta
Fiddler crabs (2003) 2 kappaletta
Earthworm (Wild America) (2003) 2 kappaletta
Pigs (Wild Wild World) (2003) 2 kappaletta
Cold Black Preach (1920) 1 kappale

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caaleros | 30 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 17, 2024 |
Gr 5–8—Stone masterly interweaves the stories of Japanese American teens living in U.S. concentration camps and
Japanese adolescents who were secretly charged with manufacturing balloon bombs that were launched at the U.S.
during WWII. With impeccable research and compelling firsthand accounts, this is an incredible story of a miraculous
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A lively telling of the contributions of Ada Lovelace to computer science, focused on her ability to combine mathematical thinking with creativity and innovation.
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sloth852 | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 17, 2024 |
There is something about Tanya Lee Stone's writing that I don't like. The tone, I think. When it comes to non-fiction, I like an authoritative, detached perspective from the author. Stone, to my everlasting dismay, subtly editorializes right and left in an overtly feminist "Rah Rah Women!" kind of way. I'm totally pro-woman, but it irks me to see her pushing her perspective when I think she should let the facts speak for themselves. I had this exact same issue with [b:Almost Astronauts|4836780|Almost Astronauts 13 Women Who Dared to Dream|Tanya Lee Stone|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1320418659s/4836780.jpg|4902013], probably even more so than I do with this Barbie book.

So, yeah, what about Barbie? There are many, many opinions about Barbie filling up the pages here. Most of them came from random people and did not really interest me. I liked the story of the invention of Barbie, but after that I stopped caring. Is Barbie good or bad? There are criticisms for sure, but the overall impression I got is that Stone is pro-Barbie and sees Ruth Handler, Barbie's inventor, as a great female role model. I have a feeling that if Barbie had been invented by a man, Stone would have written a different book.
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