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Ms. Rooney and her class tour the Big Apple, where they see the dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History, visit the Bronx Zoo, and journey to the Statue of Liberty. Original. *Author: Giff, Patricia Reilly/ Sims, Blanche (ILT) *Series Title: A Polk Street Special *Publication Date: 1997/05/01 *Number of Pages: 119 *Binding Type: Paperback *Grade Level: 2-3 *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 5.00 *Height: 7.25
Well-known for her popular series of books about the students of the Polk Street School, Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of over 70 books for children. Educated at Marymount College (B.A.), St. John's University (M.A.), and Hofstra University (professional diploma in reading), Giff has worked as a public elementary school teacher--a career which influenced her decision to create books for children. Her first book, FOURTH GRADE CELEBRITY, was published in 1979; her 1997 novel, LILY'S CROSSING, was named a Newbery Honor Book. Giff has said that LILY'S CROSSING, which is about a girl coming of age during World War II, is her most personal work.
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Bright lights, big city--Ms. Rooneys class is heading for NYC! Theyll see dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History and theyll visit the Bronx Zoo, the Statue of Liberty, and many more sights. Theyll even be in a Flag Day parade. Ms. Rooneys named Emily their "New York City expert." But Emily doesnt know a thing about The Big Apple. And it's Pizzazz Week at the Polk Street School--not only does Emily not have pizzazz, but she did something that let her class down. What will she do when they find out? Not to worry! Emily finds the answers in The Big Apple, which is full of fun and big surprises for everyone.
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Ms. Rooney's class is heading for New York City! They'll see all the sights. Ms. Rooney's named Emily their "New York City expert". But Emily doesn't know a thing about The Big Apple. And she did something that let her class down. What will she do when they find out? Not to worry! Emily finds the answers in The Big Apple, which is full of fun and big surprises for everyone.