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Perry, Phyllis J. 1933-

Overview
Works: 97 works in 188 publications in 2 languages and 20,351 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Bibliography  Detective and mystery fiction  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Abstracts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QL737.U53, FIC
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Most widely held works about Phyllis J Perry
 
Most widely held works by Phyllis J Perry
Buffalo by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of buffalo"--Provided by publisher
Science fair success with plants by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details twenty-five experiments demonstrating the structure, environmental needs, and life processes of plants
The snow cats by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics and behavior patterns of cats that live in cold, snowy environments, including snow leopards, Siberian tigers, and cougars
Crafty canines : coyotes, foxes, and wolves by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of some species of wild dogs: coyotes, foxes, and wolves
Animals that hibernate by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes where different animals hibernate, what happens to their bodies, and how this behavior helps animals adapt to changing seasons
Teaching fantasy novels : from the Hobbit to Harry Potter and the goblet of fire by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This guide contains practical ideas that enable the teacher or librarian to incorporate acclaimed fantasy literature in the elementary and middle school curriculum, and also serves as a reference guide to parents seeking outstanding examples of fiction for students. Each fantasy novel is accompanied by a plot summary and list of major characters, a comprehension check, a vocabulary exercise, discussion questions, reference topics, and suggested multidisciplinary extension activities."--Jacket
Freshwater giants : hippopotamus, river dolphins, and manatees by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of three of the world's largest freshwater mammals: the hippopotamus, manatee, and river dolphin, and discusses some of the factors that threaten their survival
Bats : the amazing upside-downers by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the evolution, physiology, conservation, habits, and habitats of the only mammals that fly
Getting started in science fairs : from planning to judging by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents ideas for choosing, designing, and completing an investigative science fair project
Ballooning by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of ballooning from its origins in eighteenth-century France to today
The secret of the silver key by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fribble's birthday present from his grandparents is a letter containing a secret key. Curious as ever, Fribble discovers what the key unlocks, only to find another mystery. Where will it lead him? Only the library can help him solve his case
Ace your ecology and environmental science project : great science fair ideas by Robert Gardner( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents several science projects and science fair ideas dealing with ecology and environmental studies"--Provided by publisher
Pandas' earthquake escape by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional story based on a real-life event, Pandas' earthquake escape describes the adventures of a mother panda, LiLing, and her one-year old cub, Tengfei, as they escape a panda reserve following an earthquake. Can be used to teach children about earthquakes, animal survival, and a mother's instinct to protect her child. Includes "For Creative Minds" section
Rainy, windy, snowy, sunny days : linking fiction to nonfiction by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on weather-related topics, this book shows how to use fiction to capture students interest then introduce them to nonfiction titles on the same topic and motivate students to further their learning
Guide to math materials : resources to support the NCTM standards by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book reinforces the outstanding work done by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (nctm) in developing curriculum standards for students in kindergarten through fourth grade by discussing the 13 strands of mathematics and their implications for teachers and parents who work with students. It also provides some suggested resources within each of these 13 curricular strands that can assist teachers and parents in helping students to enjoy math and to increase the students' mathematical understandings. Books, manipulatives, games, kits, computer programs, videos, and other items have been included in the list of resources. Strands include mathematics as problem solving, mathematics as communication, mathematics as reasoning, mathematical connections, estimation, number sense and numeration, concepts of whole number operations, whole number computation, geometry and spatial sense, measurement, statistics and probability, fractions and decimals, and patterns and relationships. Each chapter focuses on a different strand and includes a brief discussion followed by a list of resources to help students grasp the appropriate concepts. The last two chapters contain a list of resources for use across the nctm standards and addresses of publishers and suppliers. (Jrh)
Exploring the world of sports : linking fiction to nonfiction by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Use the popular subject of sports to motivate students to read--extend learning across the curriculum! Perry combines annotated lists of reading material on this subject with suggestions for discussion starters, multidisciplinary activities, and topics for further research. Material is arranged in four sections--baseball; basketball; football; and soccer, swimming, and track. In each Perry describes subject-specific fiction and nonfiction materials and "bridge books" that combine elements of both and help students make the transition from fiction to expository text
Exploring our country's history : linking fiction to nonfiction by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Use quality historical fiction about the United States to build interest, illuminate specific eras, and lead students to related nonfiction books. Integrated units of study are organized in sections that cover centuries from the 1600s to the 1900s. Book summaries (for fiction and nonfiction titles), discussion starters, multidisciplinary activity suggestions, and topics for further investigation are included in this resource. The projects help develop skills in research, oral and written language, science, math, geography, and the arts. Grades K-5"--Jacket
Exploring the world of animals : linking fiction to nonfiction by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's regions and weather : linking fiction to nonfiction by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Themes: snow, hail, ice, rains, hurricanes, etc
Bridges to the world of water : grades 5-9 by Phyllis J Perry( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Perry, Phyllis.

Perry, Phyllis 1933-

Perry, Phyllis J.

Perry, Phyllis J. 1933-

Perry, Phyllis Jean

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Science fair success with plantsThe snow catsCrafty canines : coyotes, foxes, and wolvesAnimals that hibernateTeaching fantasy novels : from the Hobbit to Harry Potter and the goblet of fireFreshwater giants : hippopotamus, river dolphins, and manateesBats : the amazing upside-downersGetting started in science fairs : from planning to judging