Allison Tam

Allison Tam

Biography

Age 10, California

Favorite Subject: Math, writing, science

Favorite Book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

Favorite Music:
Jazz and classical

Extracurricular Activities: Soccer, chess, public speaking, clarinet, piano

Hobbies:
Soccer, singing, chess, piano, reading, drawing

Allison hopes to become a journalist or doctor one day. In her spare time, she likes to read.

As a Kid Reporter, she hopes to gain social skills by interviewing people and to become a more experienced writer.

"I think this is an exciting opportunity for me as a messenger between candidates and readers. I will report facts collected from my interviews fairly, timely, and accurately to Scholastic readers," she says.

Allison is in the fifth grade in Saratoga, California. She has one brother.

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    Louisiana

    Louisiana

    by Allison Lassieur

    SET FEATURES:


     
    o    New dynamic design and updated text and statistics

     
    o    "Project Room" feature offers ideas for standards-based school assignments

     
    o    Freshly designed TOC with visual annotations immediately engages readers

     
    o    Primary sources appear throughout with explanations of what they are and how to cite them

     
    o    Author's Tips and Source Notes

     
    o    Content-area vocabulary words defined on page

     
    o    New features such as "Weird Laws", WOW Factor, and "Picture Yourself" make ATB3 a standout in state series books.

     
    o    Includes original art, full-color photography, words to know, FAQs, mini-bios, interactive sidebars, maps, and graphs
     

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    The Ancient Greeks

    The Ancient Greeks

    by Allison Lassieur

    SET FEATURES:

    •     Perfect resource for reports on ancient civilizations
    •     Biographical dictionary highlights important figures
    •     Sidebars provide interesting facts and discoveries
    •     A timeline shows the history of each culture

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      2/1/05 School Library Journal
      Each book provides a general history and then devotes separate chapters to different groups of people within the culture. Greeks includes scientists, philosophers, poets, playwrights, slaves, workers, and so on. Egyptians discusses farmers, brewers, kings, queens, pharaohs, warriors, captives, and mummy makers, among others. Chinese highlights kings, emperors, artisans, inventors, healers, and so on. Each book ends with a chapter on the legacy of the civilization, a time line that extends beyond the period covered in the text, and short biographies of major figures. Theses titles are illustrated with a few modern pictures, but mainly with photos of items from the culture discussed (except for Greeks, which mostly has Renaissance-era and later prints). There are no pronunciation guides except for a few words in Chinese, and Greeks only really looks at Athens. These titles offer useful information that would help report writers and would also engage interested readers. While not necessary purchases, they will augment collections.

       

      $21.35 You save: 30%
      Library Binding | Grades 6-8
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    Grades 6-8 $21.35
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