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The Wheel on the School

The Wheel on the School

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Published by Harper .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7670034M
ISBN 100673707687
ISBN 109780673707680

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Meindert DeJong is the award-winning author of many classic books for children, including the Newbery Medal-winning The Wheel On The Schooland the Newbery Honor-winning Along Came A Dog, Shadrach,and The House Of Sixty Fathers, all available in Harper Trophy editions and illustrated by Maurice Mr.

Sendak's other popular books is his Caldecott Medal Cited by: 7. The Wheel on the School is a wonderful book about things being made right. When a child asks a question, the teacher pushes her - and the whole class - to find answers. As they begin to imagine answers, they begin to see their own community with new eyes, 4/5.

Juvenile books Fiction Juvenile works Juvenile fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Jong, Meindert, Wheel on the school. New York, Harper [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Meindert De Jong; Maurice Sendak. Book reviews cover the content, themes and world-views of fiction books, not their literary merit, and equip parents to decide whether a book is appropriate for their children.

A book’s inclusion does not constitute an endorsement by Focus on the Family. You can request a review of a title you can’t find at [email protected]. Book Wizard; The Wheel on the School.

By Meindert De Jong, illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Grades. Genre. Fiction. They decide they want to put a wheel up on the school roof because, apparently, it's common knowledge that storks will nest in wheels.

The teacher gives them an afternoon off of school to search out a wheel. He says, "In the afternoon we'll branch out. Meindert DeJong is the award-winning author of many classic books for children, including the Newbery Medal-winning The Wheel On The Schooland the Newbery Honor-winning Along Came A Dog, Shadrach,and The House Of Sixty Fathers, all available in Harper Trophy editions and illustrated by Maurice Mr.

Sendak's other popular books is his Caldecott Medal-winning Where The 4/5(16). I teach in a classical ed school and this book was one of the choices for reading to students. They hate it.

I have to admit. It is kind of boring. Parts of it are good and it is well written, but it seems to ramble on and on. The whole premise The Wheel on the School book the book is children trying to find a wagon wheel to put on top of their school to attract s: THE WHEEL ON THE SCHOOL MEINDERT DeJONG WINNER OF THE NEWBERY MEDAL CHAPTER I Do You Know About Storks.

To start with there was Shora. Shora was a fishing village in Holland. It lay on the shore of the North Sea in Friesland, tight against the dike. Maybe that was why it was called Shora. It had some houses and a church and tower.

The Wheel on the School Summary. The chief goal of The Wheel on the School is to illustrate how members of a community can work together and grow closer in the process of achieving a common goal. DeJong develops this theme in his tightly structured dramatic novel set in the Dutch village of Shora during the early twentieth century.

The Wheel on the School book. Why do the storks no longer come to the little Dutch fishing village of Shora to nest. It was Lina, one of the six schoolchildren who first asked the question, and she set the others to wondering.

And sometimes when you begin to wonder, you begin to make things happen. So the children set out to bring the storks back to Shora.5/5(2).

The Wheel on the School book similar to The Wheel on the School The Wheel on the School. by Meindert DeJong. avg. rating Ratings. Why do the storks no longer come to the little Dutch fishing village of Shora to nest. It was Lina, one of the six schoolchildren who first asked the question, and she set the others to.

The Wheel On The School came out as #1, and yes, Harry Potter was one of the contestants. Each time I read this book, I love it more. Published by User, Cited by: 7. The Wheel La rueda La roue The Wheel The Wheel The Wheel The Wheel. Realistic (fiction), words, Level D Benchmark (Grade 1), Lexile L.

Readers follow the path of a wheel that travels through town after falling off a truck in this circle story. Strongly patterned text gently introduces readers to a variety of prepositions. This item: Wheel on the School, The by Meindert DeJong () by Meindert DeJong Hardcover $ Only 2 left in stock - order soon.

Ships from and sold by Planet Bookstore.5/5(1). Wheel on the School 33 & 1/3 RPM LP Record by Dejong, Meindert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at the wheel on the school.

NY: Harper & Brothers, c pp. illus. Maurice Sendak. 8vo. tan/charcoal cloth-covered boards. Minor spotting on rear cover, else Near Fine in lightly rubbed d/w (dw has some black marks on rear panel).

Start studying The Wheel on the School. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Shop the Black Friday Sale: Get 50% off Quizlet Plus through Monday Learn more. B&N Exclusives Baby Boutique Boxed Sets Get Ready for School: Books & Supplies Graphic Novels for Young Readers Grow Your Child's Library with Top Young Reader Series Kids' Classics Kids' Book Awards Personalized Books STEAM/STEM Books The Wheels on the Bus by Paul O.

Zelinsky. Hardcover $ $ Save 10% Current price is $ The Wheel on the School is a novel by Meindert DeJong that won the Newbery Medal for children's literature and the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis.

The book was illustrated by noted author and illustrator Maurice Sendak. Daily Flashcard Review activities are a core component of the program, and help students master spelling words through daily practice.

This The Wheel on the School study guide (Grades ) is designed to be used with the novel The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong, which is NOT included and must be obtained separately. It includes six : Total Language Plus.

Buy The Wheel on the School by Meindert De Jong online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 7 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The children of the Dutch fishing village of Shora are concerned. The storks have stop coming to nest.

Lina and her friends start working on the problem. Soon the whole village is chipping in to help. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. Feb 4, - This vintage children’s book tops reading lists and favorite childhood memories.

Classroom teachers and homeschool parents, THE WHEEL ON THE SCHOOL is one of those great books kids should read--and you can make it a great book kids LOVE to read. Here are places, people, and objects in the story, along with LitWits unique teaching resources pins.

The wheel on the school. Meindert DeJong. Trumpet Club, - Netherlands - pages. 17 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

User ratings. 5 stars: 5: 4 stars: 7: 3 stars: 5: 2 stars: 0: 1 star: 0: LibraryThing Review User Review - Dreesie - LibraryThing.

This cute book won the Newbery Award in It is 4/5(17). Get this from a library. The wheel on the school. [Meindert De Jong; Maurice Sendak; Harper & Row, Publishers,] -- When the storks no longer come to the little Dutch fishing village of Shora to nest, Lina devises a plan to bring them back.

The wheel on the school by Meindert DeJong; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Juvenile fiction, Storks, Children's stories, Newbery medal book, American fiction; Places: Netherlands.

The high interest level of Sonlight books have given my active boys (and my more tranquil daughter) the opportunity to hear and learn from great books even if they couldn't sit still very long. Even in high school, we choose some books to read aloud because we enjoy books.

The story begins and ends in the village school, but there is an important difference in the setting at the conclusion of the story: a wheel rests on the school for storks to nest in, and two waterlogged storks have been rescued to tenant the straw atop the wheel.

Consult some nonfiction books about storks. How would an ornithologist— a scientist who studies birds—view the events in The Wheel on the School. How accurate is the information about storks. The Wheel on the School by De Jong, Meindert/ Sendak, Maurice (ILT). Library available at Half Price Books® The Wheel On The School.

by De Jong, Meindert/ Sendak, Maurice (Ilt) Dutch schoolgirl Lina's composition about storks began. A school nurse has requested the school board remove a piece of playground equipment due to a documented increase in injuries that can be linked back to it. Greg remembered a recent dream in which his girlfriend suddenly grabbed the wheel of his speeding car.

In this book, Richard W. Bulliet focuses on three major phases in the evolution of the wheel and their relationship to the needs and ambitions of human society.

He begins in B.C.E. with the first wheels. The illustrations by Maurice Sendak (see below) perfectly match the author’s style and will help children visualize just what is going on, ie. the size of the wooden wheel, what a tin man’s cart looks like, etc. Reading this book was like uncovering a hidden gem.

A beautiful book about small towns, human nature, and storks. The first good chunk of the book sets up the plot and not a lot of events happen, though Dejong is a beautiful writer and we soon feel the sense of this time, this place and these people.

Once the hunt for the wheel begins, action enters the story and each individual child /5(K). The wheel on the school. (book, ) Get this from a library. The wheel on the school. [Meindert De Jong] -- Lina and the other children must overcome many obstacles to bring the storks back to their The wheel on the school by meindert dejong Sadly, Meindert DeJong's books are impossible to find where I live.

I have a battered secondhand copy. 1 day ago  The beautiful spring of was spent sequestered, pacing the floor. All social activity was canceled.

Organizations went dormant and we had to award scholarships via email, give up on the March for Meals fund raiser for the Meals on Wheels program, and cancel book sales and other fundraisers for worthy projects that may or may not have happened this summer. The Wheel on the School by Meindert De Jong and Maurice Sendak.

7 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Grade; ; Genre; Realistic Fiction; Year Published Word Co Text Complexity; Lexile Level: L; ATOS Reading Level: ; AR Quiz Numbers; 94.

We finished reading aloud The Wheel on the School by Meindert Dejong not too long ago. Enjoying it with me (us, by the time we finished -- I'll explain later) were children ages 6, 8, and The toddler also did her part by causing the usual distractions at intervals long enough for us to get some reading in between them -- on good days, at least.

The Wheel on the School. Posted on Janu by Laura Duggan. This children’s book is a hymn to optimism, and to the power of perseverance. Yet it is in all ways, a very, very gentle book, almost from another consciousness than our normal one.

Perhaps it’s the setting – in olden days in the Netherlands, set in a town surrounded. Newbery Medal Pleasant story of how the children's search for a wheel to put on the school so the storks can nest in a Dutch dikeside village works to change the attitudes of the whole town/5(28).The Wheel Book has 2, members.

US NAVY QUARTERMASTER'S Questions??? and Passing Along Information.When he accepted the Newbery Medal for The Wheel on the School, De Jong told his audience that to write this story, he had dug deeply into his own childhood in a small Dutch fishing village.