The teacher's favorite whole language curriculum--now with 450 fresh new teaching ideas for grades 1-3. Each of 90 best-loved children's books is the basis for five cross-curriculum activities, including writing center. ". . . Raines and Canady have lost nothing of the creative insight and imagination that makes their work the best of its kind".--Jim Trelease, author of The New Read-Aloud Handbook.Raines, Shirley C. is the author of 'Story Stretchers for the Primary Grades Activities to Expand Children's Favorite Books', published 1992 under ISBN 9780876591574 and ISBN 0876591578.