Adams, Ansel. 1989.
Example: the making of 40 Photographs.
New York: Little, Brown, and Company. This book takes forty of Adams' photographs and adds an accompanying narration by the photographer about the circumstances that led him to take each specific photograph.
Culham, Ruth. 2003.
6+1 Traits of Writing.
New York: Scholastic.
This book presents what is considered by many to be the essential traits of good writing: Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions, and Presentation. These are used as a way of evaluating and instructing students.
Editors of Life Magazine. 2003.
100 Photographs That Changed the World
. New York
The editors of Life chose photos that come from "the Arts", "Society", "War and Peace" and, "Science and Nature."
Graves, Donald H. 1994.
A Fresh Look at Writing
. New Hampshire: Heinemann.
A well known book about teaching writing in the elementary grades. It presents ideas on teaching spelling, writing conventions and a range of genre from poetry to fiction and nonfiction.
Hillerich, Robert L. 1985.
Teaching Children to Write, K-8
. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Offers the elementary teacher advice and ideas on encouraging students to write and organizing the writing classroom.
Levine, Ellen. 1992.
If You Lived in the Time of the Great San Francisco Earthquake.
New York: Scholastic. One of a series of books that literally takes young readers to important events or times. This book takes place to San Francisco, California, shortly before, during, and after the quake. Describes what it was like for the people living through this event.
Meyerowitz, Joel and Colin Westerbeck. 2001. Bystander:
A History of Street Photography.
New York: Bulfinch Press. This is a substantial book that embraces the history of a photographic genre which was created from the energy of everyday street life. Both well known and unknown artist are included.
Orvell, Miles. 2003.
Oxford History of Art: American Photography.
New York: Oxford Press. This book examines the 150 year history of American photography both well known and less-known images. The book makes this subject available to even the casual reader with an interest in the subject.