P is for Passport: A World Alphabet

 
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Celebrating the diversity in our world while cherishing our similarities, P is for Passport takes readers on a whirlwind tour of all the delights of the globe. From the everyday concerns of people everywhere for such things as bread and currency, to the wonders of our world such as deserts and volcanoes, Passport offers a fascinating variety of topics and ideas to explore. Author and journalist Devin Scillian was born into a traveling family. With a career Army officer for a father, Devin grew up all over the United States and all over the world. His career as a television journalist added even more stamps in his passport and he continues to cherish each and every one. Devin, his wife Corey and their four children make their home in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Devin also anchors the news for WDIV-TV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit. His books include A is for America, Fibblestax, and Cosmo's Moon. Artwork is featured from 23 Sleeping Bear Press artists, who live in live in a variety of climates, homes, and time zones.Cover artwork by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.

Details

Specifications

  • Dewey: 910
  • Graphics: Full-color illustrations
  • Hardcover (9781585361571): 48 pages, 11 (w) x 10 (h), © 2004, 09/22/2003
  • PDF (9781627531344): 56 pages, © 2014, 08/15/2013
  • Hosted ebook (9781627533577): 56 pages, © 2014, 08/15/2013
  • Subject: Geography, Language Arts
  • Series: Discover the World

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 8
  • ATOS Reading Level: 5.9
  • ATOS Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 74548
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects

Awards

  • MIPA Merit Award, Winner, 2003

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Contributors

Author: Devin Scillian

Devin Scillian is an award-winning author and Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist. He has written more than 10 books with Sleeping Bear Press, including the best-selling A is for America: An American Alphabet, Brewster the Rooster, Johnny Kaw and Memoirs of a Hamster. Devin lives in Michigan and anchors the news for WDIV-TV in Detroit.

Illustrator: Melanie Rose

Melanie Rose’s charming and lively oil paintings brought Canada vividly to life in Mike Ulmer’s M is for Maple: A Canadian Alphabet. She has also illustrated Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet and K is for Kick: A Soccer Alphabet. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art, Melanie lives in Mississauga, Canada, with her son.