The Journey: Stories of Migration

The Journey Stories of Migration Join Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and illustrator Lambert Davis as they follow the majestic migrations of caribou locusts gray whales terns and creatures who must travel to survive Newbery Meda

  • Title: The Journey: Stories of Migration
  • Author: Cynthia Rylant Lambert Davis
  • ISBN: 9780590307178
  • Page: 184
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Join Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and illustrator Lambert Davis as they follow the majestic migrations of caribou, locusts, gray whales, terns, and creatures who must travel to survive.Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant joins naturalist painter Lambert Davis to create a vibrant picture book that follow the migratory journeys of some magnificent creatures locusts, graJoin Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and illustrator Lambert Davis as they follow the majestic migrations of caribou, locusts, gray whales, terns, and creatures who must travel to survive.Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant joins naturalist painter Lambert Davis to create a vibrant picture book that follow the migratory journeys of some magnificent creatures locusts, gray whales, American silver eels, monarch butterflies, caribou, and terns Rylant s lively, poetic prose and Davis exquisite, dramatic paintings offer an awe inspiring look at the animal world and the outstanding tests of endurance and strength that the animals have undergone for centuries, and which continue to cycle on and inspire us today.

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    1. Book 34 Bibliographic Citation:Rylant, C. (2006). The journey: Stories of migration. New York, NY: The Blue Sky Press.Age/Grade Level: (Ages 7–11, Grades 2–6)Summary:Follow stories of six migratory animals as they travel the world in tune with their inner voice. These fascinating creatures include the monarch butterfly, gray whale, Arctic tern, American silver eel, and desert locust.Awards/Reviewing Sources:Publisher’s Weekly (February 20, 2006)School Library Journal (March 2006, Vol. 52 I [...]

    2. Recommended for 3rd through 5th grade. This informational non-fiction book has such beautiful pictures and an interesting story to tell about migration. The pictures and the information is this book are excellent. I loved learning about the migration of the locust, gray whale, American silver eels, Monarch butterflies, caribou, and Terns. The pictures are so beautiful. I could find many uses for this book in the class room for science, geography, art, reading, and creative writing.Genre: Infroma [...]

    3. "The Journey: Stories of Migration" is an informational text that is appropriate for grades 3-5. The book tells the story of six migratory species: locusts, grey whales, American silver eels, monarch butterflies, caribou, and terns. Written by Cynthia Rylant, a Newberry Medalist, this book presents nonfiction information in a storybook style that is reader friendly for students. The illustrations by Lambert Davis are breathtakingly captivating. I myself learned a lot about the journey some anima [...]

    4. This is a beautifully illustrated book that describes the incredible lifestyles of seven migratoy animals: locusts, gray whales, glass eels, monarch butterflies, caribou, and terns. Did you know that locusts are grasshoppers who adapt into different animals when there isn't enough food where they live? Or that all glass eels are born and die in the Sargasso Sea, but travel to the rivers in America to live their adult lives?Lambert Davis's pictures are vibrant accompaniments to Cynthia Rylant's c [...]

    5. This is a very interesting book. A patron pointed it out to me, and I put it on hold. I did not know that grasshoppers become locusts when there is not enough food for newly hatched eggs. I also did not know that locusts will migrate around the world following the rain back to their birth place where hopefully there will be enough food for them.

    6. The Journey: Stories of Migration is a fascinating book that describes the lifestyles of seven migratoy animals: locusts, gray whales, glass eels, monarch butterflies, caribou, and terns. The beautiful, detailed illustrations bring the information to life. This is a great book to introduce a science lesson on migration. I could also use it as a resource for a research project.

    7. Perfect non fiction book for the elementary student. The pictures are beautiful and the information in the book is plentiful. It can be a challenge for the young student to write a report without the write book. This book has plenty of information and at the same time engages rthe reader as he or she looks beyond the words on the page.

    8. Excellent introduction to migration for older children. From arctic birds, whales and caribou, to eels and butterflies and even locusts. Their migration journey is explained in an easy to understand way and accompanied by beautiful pictures.

    9. I heard an introduction to Cynthia Rylant's writings in a second grade class. I have never read a book written by her, so this is the first time. The illustrations were beautiful and her descriptions were very vivid.

    10. So much information and gorgeous illustrations. Written in a story book style so was able to read and share with my students and information was accessible to them.

    11. Great read aloud to my four and five year old daughters. One animal per night was just right. Very informative and well written.

    12. The Journey is a beautifully written an illustrated narration of the migration of 4 different animal species, as interesting to an adult as to the child being read to. I highly recommend it.

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