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Hurst, Carol Otis

Overview
Works: 60 works in 86 publications in 2 languages and 7,423 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Bio-bibliography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Bibliography  Poetry  Abstracts  Biography  Reviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: LB1576, E
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Most widely held works about Carol Otis Hurst
 
Most widely held works by Carol Otis Hurst
Terrible storm by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child's two grandfathers relate their boyhood experiences of the "terrible blizzard of 1888," during which each was stuck for three days doing what he disliked the most
Rocks in his head by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man has a lifelong love of rock collecting that eventually leads him to work at a science museum
Through the lock by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etta, a twelve-year-old orphan in nineteenth-century Connecticut, meets a boy living in an abandoned cabin on the New Haven and Northampton Canal and has adventures with him while trying to be reunited with her siblings
In plain sight by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Sarah copes with emotional and economic hardships when her beloved but impulsive father leaves the family and their Massachusetts farm to prospect for gold in California
Torchlight by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1864, fifth-grader Charlotte befriends an Irish-American girl at school and tries to understand the prejudices between the Irish and the Yankees in her town of Westfield, Massachusetts. Based on historical events
A killing in Plymouth Colony by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Plymouth Colony in the 1630s, John continually disappoints his father, Governor William Bradford, during a difficult time as the colony faces its first murder and subsequent trial
The wrong one by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate and her brother Jesse are not happy when they have to move from Brooklyn to an old house in Massachusetts after the death of their father, but their newly adopted sister from Korea quickly makes friends with a "blue lady" who helps the family find a way to stay where they belong
You come to Yokum by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Frank witnesses his mother's struggles to muster support for women's right to vote even as the family's life is transformed by a year running a lodge in western Massachusetts in the early 1920s
Open books : literature in the curriculum, kindergarten through grade two by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time-- : an encyclopedia for successfully using literature with young children by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended to increase the choices available for teachers and children in the classroom, this book helps teachers deal with the ever burgeoning field of children's books. The first section of the book presents studies of more than 40 authors and illustrators whose major contributions have been to young children's literature. The studies in this section of the book include information about those people's lives, their works and awards, classroom activities, and, when possible, photographs and addresses where they can be reached. The next section of the book presents descriptions of 14 picture books along with activities, other books, and activities for those other books. The next section presents 33 themes on a variety of subjects, such as accidents, cats, art and artists, clothing, farms, friendship, nursery rhymes, snow, trees, and word play, through which teachers can bring works of fiction and nonfiction to the attention of young readers. The last section presents annotated lists of books by categories, a calendar of birthdays of authors and illustrators, ideas for literature displays, a list of publishers and their addresses, and an index. (Rs)
Friends and relations : using literature with social themes K-2 by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In "Friends and Relations: Using Literature with Social Themes, Grades 3-5," renowned experts in the field of children's literature recommend eight outstanding books for the upper elementary grades focusing on themes of friendship and family. Ranging from picture books to novels, these selections are rich with possibilities for exploring topics such as loyalty, empathy, conflict, courage, fairness, responsibility, and diversity. Each book recommendation features: A detailed summary of the book, A variety of activities for enhancing understanding, Suggestions and techniques for facilitating in-depth discussions, An annotated list of thematically-related books." (cover verso)
Using literature in the middle school curriculum by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book brings together the methods and philosophy for the extensive use of trade books in the middle school curriculum. Novels, picture books and non-fiction materials are summarized. A section on classroom techniques presents an investigation and description of some classroom organizational and management systems and techniques to facilitate the use of literature as a basis of study. In another section, 18 fully developed themes are presented that enable educators to bring literature into other areas of the curriculum. In addition, 29 literary works are explored through further activities in the classroom and library. A section on literary study that includes symbolism, foreshadowing and flashbacks helps teachers guide students to an analytical level in their reading and writing. (Contains author, illustrator, and title index.) (Aef)
Curriculum connections : picture books in grades 3 and up( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago and far away-- : an encyclopedia for successfully using literature with intermediate readers by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended to increase the choices available for teachers and children in the classroom, this book helps teachers deal with the ever burgeoning field of children's books. The first section of the book presents 29 themes on a variety of subjects, such as cats, folklore, money and business, Native Americans, science fiction, sports, villains, and World War ii, through which teachers can bring works of fiction and nonfiction to the attention of young readers. The following section presents summaries of 77 children's books and activities, things to talk about, and related books for each of the books. The next section of the book presents studies of more than 40 authors and illustrators whose major contributions have been to young children's literature--these studies include information about those people's lives, their works and awards, and, when possible, photographs and addresses where they can be reached. The last section presents annotated lists of books by categories, a calendar of birthdays of authors and illustrators, writing techniques, a list of publishers and their addresses, and an index. (Rs)
In times past : using children's literature to teach United States history by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedia of integrating US history with literature in grades 3-8
The Color of poetry by Bill Martin( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol Otis Hurst's picturing math : prekindergarten through second grade : using picture books in the math curriculum by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol Otis Hurst's picture book guide : prekindergarten and kindergarten by Carol Otis Hurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best picture books available for use in a classroom as identified by five experienced teachers. Includes a summary and a brief description of the text and illustrations for each book as well as suggestion for ways in which the book can be used across the curriculum
Rhymes about fun times by Bill Martin( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol Hurst's children's literature site by Carol Otis Hurst( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web Feet summary: Carol Hurst's book reviews appear in Teaching K-8 Magazine. Featured book reviews at this site are accompanied by classroom activities, lists of similar books, story themes to discuss, and other ideas for teaching with literature. Hurst also suggests books and activities by subjects, such as time, color, rivers, and bullies. There are links to articles on selected children's authors and illustrators, and recommendations by curriculum area for teaching with children's literature (using Robert McCloskey's Make Way for Ducklings--which takes place in Boston--and One Morning in Maine to discuss state features, for instance)
 
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Hurst, Carol O.

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Rocks in his headThrough the lockIn plain sightTorchlightA killing in Plymouth ColonyThe wrong oneYou come to YokumOpen books : literature in the curriculum, kindergarten through grade two