Snowflakes in Photographs
. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1979. This book contains a collection of snowflake images that would accompany the "Nature shaping character" section of the unit.
James Van Der Zee: The Picture Takin' Man.
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1979. A great book for children on one of the best African American photographers from the Harlem Renaissance.
Martin, Jacqueline Briggs.
. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1998. This biographical picture book examines the life of the first man to photograph snowflakes. It may serve as a fun addition to the "nature" section of the unit.
. New York: Harper-Collins, 1996. This is one of three Silverstein books listed here that I often refer to when working on art and poetry in the classroom.
Light in the Attic
. New York: Harper-Collins, 1981. A great collection of illustrated children's poetry.
Where the Sidewalk Ends
. New York: Harper-Collins, 1981. Another fine collection of illustrated children's poetry.