P is for Pelican: A Louisiana Alphabet

 
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From its festive Mardi Gras parades to its wildlife-filled swamps, Louisiana is a state of great diversity. P is for Pelican: A Louisiana Alphabet is an alphabet book that introduces readers young and old to the culture, history, and wonders of this Gulf state. Author Anita C. Prieto's fun-filled rhymes and informative text are highlighted by artist Laura Knorr's vivid and descriptive artwork.

Details

Specifications

  • Dewey: 976.3
  • Graphics: Full-color illustrations
  • Hardcover (9781585361373): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2004, 03/04/2004
  • PDF (9781585366330): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2010, 11/12/2010
  • Hosted ebook (9781627533423): 40 pages, © 2014, 08/15/2013
  • Subject: Geography, Language Arts
  • Series: Discover America State by State

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 8
  • ATOS Reading Level: 5.9
  • ATOS Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 78893
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

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Contributors

Author: Anita C. Prieto

Anita C. Prieto was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and a M.Ed. in Educational Administration from Louisiana State University. Her professional life (33 years) was spent in the Orleans Parish School System where she worked as a classroom teacher, television teacher, school principal, and acting area superintendent.

Illustrator: Laura Knorr

Laura Knorr was born and raised in northeastern Pennsylvania and remarks, “I may have left that delightful state but it is home in my heart wherever I may go.”

She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Illustration from Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, and has worked as a freelance illustrator for a handful of years. Laura lives in Commerce, GA, with husband Mark, five fabulous kitties and a dog named Charlie.