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    A Leaf Can Be . . .
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    Also available in: E-Book
    By: Laura Purdie Salas Illustrated By: Violeta Dabija
    ©2012
    ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-6203-6
    Guided Reading: L
    Lexile Level: 260
    Pages: 32
    Trim Size: 9 3/4 x 9 3/4
    Dewey: [E]
    Reading Grade Level: 2
    Interest Grade Level: K-2
    Ages: 5-8
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    DESCRIPTION Laura Purdie Salas
    A leaf can be a...shade spiller, mouth filler, tree topper, rain stopper. Find out about the many roles leaves play in this poetic exploration of leaves throughout the year.

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    Lerner Interactive Books introduce students to knowledge areas in core grade-level curriculum in an engaging format. With titles that span curriculum themes from pre-K - 5th grade, Lerner Interactive Books give readers a digital option for reading that allows them to read, hear, and interact in a way that will engage and motivate them to read more and more often. It's a fast path to deepening students' love of reading and learning.
             
    From the opening page, audio and visual cues and easy-to-use tools help guide your students through the story. As the story begins, words are highlighted while they're read aloud. This type of word distinction better supports letter and word recognition skills, and keeps kids focused on the structure of how to read.
    WATCH, LISTEN, AND LEARN

    System Requirements

    Lerner Interactive Books are delivered via the Internet under a single-user license. Additional licensing options are available upon request.

    The following technical specifications are required to implement Lerner Interactive Books in a school or public library:

    • * T1 Connection or higher at building level (minimum); T3 Connection or higher at building level (recommended)
    • * Adobe Flash Player 9.0 or higher installed on each computer that will access Lerner Interactive Books (free download from Adobe)
    • * Screen resolution adjusted to 1024 x 768 or higher (1440 x 900 recommended)
    • * Recommended monitor screen size: 17" or higher
    • * Speakers or headsets
    For Windows
    • * Microsoft Windows XP
    • * Intel Celeron 2.0 GHz CPU
    • * 512 MB RAM
    • * 100 MB Free Disk Space (Browser Cache)
    • * 128 MB Graphics Card
    • * Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0
    • * Firefox 3.0
    • * Sound Card
    For Mac
    • * Mac OSX v.10.4
    • * Power PC G5 or Intel processor
    • * 512 MB RAM
    • * 100 MB Free Disk Space
    • * 128 MB Graphics Card
    • * Firefox 3.0
    • * Safari 3
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    Book Features
    Additional Facts, Full-Color Illustrations, Original Artwork
    About the Author
    Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 120 books for kids and teens, including Water Can Be…, A Leaf Can Be..., and Bookspeak! Poems about Books. Poetry and rhyming books are her favorite things to write, and she loves to combine poetry/verse with nonfiction. Laura loves to do school visits (in-person and Skype), writing workshops, and teacher inservices. Read more about Laura and her work at laurasalas.com.
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    About the Illustrator
    Violeta Dabija lives in Moldova, a small Eastern European country. She has a strong traditional art background, a BA degree in Fine Arts/Graphic Design and 10 years of experience as a children's book illustrator. She works in both traditional and digital media and often mixes them to produce delicate and atmospheric illustrations with a traditional feel. She has illustrated about 25 children's books and she enjoys creating magic pictures and unique environments for her characters.
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    Awards for this Title
    Cream of the Crop for Children's and Young Adult Literature
    Golden Kite Award
    ILA Teacher's Choices
    Minnesota Book Award
    NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts
    Riverby Award
    Other Reviews
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    Washington Parent
    "This book is sure to open a child's eyes to the wonder of the natural world." --Washington Parent