Cheryl and Peter Barnes

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A "Mice" Way to Learn About Government
 
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By Cheryl and Peter Barnes
A "mice way" to teach young readers about the legislative branch of government. Download ePub file and use with your favorite whiteboard for an extra special social studies story time! Congress is in session and the Squeaker of the House and the
Subjects:
Reading, Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd
Types:
EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.1.1, RI.3.1
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By Cheryl and Peter Barnes
A "mice way" to teach young readers about the legislative branch of government. Download the ePub to your favorite whiteboard and use for an extra special social studies story time! Should mice be able to eat any cheese they please? That’s the
Subjects:
Reading, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd
Types:
EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.1.1
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By Cheryl and Peter Barnes
A "mice way" to introduce young readers to the Declaration of Independence! Download the ePub file and use with your favorite whiteboard for an extra special social studies story time! Liberty Lee is a patriotic mouse who has led an extraordinary
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Reading, Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
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Homeschool Curricula, EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.1.1, RI.2.1
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By Cheryl and Peter Barnes
A "mice way" to teach young readers about the executive branch of government! Woodrow G. Washingtail is back and ready to get to work as Commander-in-Cheese of the United Mice of America! A follow-up to Woodrow for President, Woodrow, the White
Subjects:
Reading, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd
Types:
EBooks, Interactive Whiteboard, Guided Reading Books
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By Cheryl and Peter Barnes
Election year is upon us and what better way to teach children about campaigning, voting, and the election process than through Cheryl and Peter Barnes’ critically-acclaimed book Woodrow for President! Featuring Woodrow G. Washingtail, a
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Reading, Elections - Voting, Government
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
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By Cheryl and Peter Barnes
America's mice have a government too With presidents, senators, and congressmice, who Are elected, debate, vote the popular will-- It's a Rodent Republic on Capitol Hill! Introducing the Squeaker of the House and the Senate Mouse-jority leader.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
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2nd, 3rd, 4th
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By Cheryl and Peter Barnes
Home of the brave, Land of the free, Celebrate... With Liberty Lee! Can you imagine what it would be like to illustrate all the battles of the American Revolutionary war--in chronological and geographical order--on an 11 1/2 X 17" sheet of paper?
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Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History
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2nd, 4th
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By Cheryl and Peter Barnes
Every four years, like the rest of us do, The mice of the nation elect someone, too. Living in Washington's grandest old house, A leader respected -- a President mouse! And so the tale of Woodrow, the White House Mouse begins. When used in tandem
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Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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By Cheryl and Peter Barnes
Hear ye, hear ye! All rise and draw near! America's mice, with good will and good cheer, Are pleased to announce and proud to report, The opening term of the Mouse Supreme Court! Just in time to simplify complex concepts about how our government
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Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Peter and Cheryl have been creating children's books for twenty years now! Cheryl has made author visits in schools around the country--presenting a "mice" way to learn about government to tens of thousands of students.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Cheryl uses fun rhyming verse and delightful illustrations as a means to simplify complex concepts about how our government works in memorable, age-appropriate ways.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Cheryl and Peter’s books have won numerous national and regional book awards including the 2010 USA Book New Best Book Award, the National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade Book for Young People Award, and the Distinguished Authors for a Body of Work Award from the Capital Books Festival. As the owners of VSP Books, the Barnes’s also published the New York Times bestsellers Heartsongs and Journey through Heartsongs by Mattie Stepanek, a young poet with muscular dystrophy whose friendship with Oprah Winfrey catapulted him to international prominence.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Cheryl is an illustrator with a background in architecture and is Creative Director of Little Patriot Press. Peter is a journalist who currently works for Fox Business Network. He has also reported for CNBC, The Wall Street Journal and other news organizations.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Peter and Cheryl Barnes are a husband and wife writing/ illustrating team specializing in educational books for children. They are creators of more than a dozen books, many of which have been featured on numerous top-tier TV and radio shows including The Today Show, C-Span’s Book TV, National Public Radio, and in prominent print outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Roll Call, Washington Times, and Child Magazine. They have two grown children and one grandchild and live in Alexandria, Virginia.

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