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DEM BONES

Author: Bob Barner
Illustrator: Bob Barner

Grades: K - 3
Lexile®: AD930

Guided Reading Level: N

Release Date: 2003

Themes: African-American;Music;Science
 
A skeleton band supplies words and music to the well-known song based on the African-American spiritual.

Reviews:
"...a solid science unit wrapped in an attractive and entertaining package." - Video Librarian
"While (a) great sing-along and authentic spiritual, (this video) also introduces musical instruments...(and is) a musical science lesson especially timely around Halloween or Day of the Dead." - School Library Journal
"...(an) excellent adaptation." - Booklist
"...a listening treasure." - AudioFile
"...my daughter starts to sing and dance with the skeletons. She has so much fun...reading the book just doesn't have the same appeal." - Teacher and Mom, Jillian Switek

Awards:
ALA Notable Video;Parents Choice Honor Book;Silver Remi Award, Worldfest Houston;Best of the Best List, Heart of Texas Literature Center

 
 
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ITEM TIME(MIN) RETAIL PRICE LIST ORDER
DVD

Item #: WDVD637
ISBN: 9780439904278
Read-Along Feature
Animated


7:16 $59.95
Hardcover Book/CD

Item #: WHCD637
ISBN: 9781555927028
Read-Along Feature


7:16 $29.95
Audio CD

Item #: WCD637RA
ISBN: 9781555925512
Read-Along Feature


7:16 $12.95
Hardcover Book

Item #: WHB637
ISBN: 9780811808279


$17.95
Read-Along highlights each word as it is narrated.
 
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