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Snowflake Bentley

by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

  • 283 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bentley, W. A. 1865-1931 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Bentley, W. A. 1865-1931.,
    • Snowflakes -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Nature photography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Meteorologists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Photographers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Scientists.,
    • Snow.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations.

      Edition Notes

      StatementJacqueline Briggs Martin ; illustrated by Mary Azarian.
      ContributionsAzarian, Mary, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC858.B46 M37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL666768M
      ISBN 100395861624
      LC Control Number97012458

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      From the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. Bentley's enthusiasm for photographing snowflakes was often misunderstood in his time, but his patience and determination revealed two important truths: No two snowflakes are alike; and each one is startlingly. Snowflake Bentley is not only an excellent anchor text for teaching comprehension strategies, but it also pairs well with a phonics lesson about syllable division patterns. Either download the Snowflake Bentley Super Pack or this individual Word Work package to access lesson plans, interactive games and fun worksheets that directly tie word study to your classroom reading.


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Jacqueline Briggs Martin is the author of Snowflake Bentley, winner of the Caldecott Medal, and The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish, an ALA Notable Book, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book, Riverbank Review Finalist, Notable Social Studies Trade book and winner of /5().

Snowflake Bentley is the story of a Nature lover, Wilson Bentley, who lived and died in the state of Vermont. He was a quirky guy who was obsessed with photographing snowflakes (lots of available material nearby) and his work was eventually published in a book called Snow Crystals/5.

Martin chronicles Bentley's life and his obsession in a main, poetic text, but provides additional facts in careful, snowflake-strewn sidebars This is a lyrical biographical tribute to a farmer, whose love of snow and careful camera work expanded both natural science and photography."/5(37).

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Jacqueline Briggs Martin’s Snowflake Bentley won a Caldecott Medal, a Parents’ Choice Award, and was picked as an ALA Notable Book for Children.

Listeners of all ages will cherish this beautiful story about a real man whose discoveries changed the way the world saw snow. Read more Read less/5(). Snowflake Bentley is an award-winning picture book that tells the true story of Wilson Bentley from the time he was a small boy in Vermont through his groundbreaking photographs of snowflakes.

It’s an excellent book for all ages, and I want you to have our Book Club Guide so you can read along with us. Description of the book "Snowflake Bentley": From the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley thought of the icy crystals as small miracles.

And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystals. Books similar to Snowflake Bentley Snowflake Bentley. by Jacqueline Briggs Martin. avg. rating Ratings "Of all the forms of water the tiny six-pointed crystals of ice called snow are incomparably the most beautiful and varied." Wilson Bentley ().

SNOWFLAKE BENTLEY SNOWFLAKE BENTLEY by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, ill. by Mary Azarian Themes: Nature, Photography/Art, Science, Weather, Biography Grade Level: Running Time: 20 minutes SUMMARY This Caldecott Medal winning book poetically reveals the life of the photographer and farmer, Wilson Bentley.

FromFile Size: 36KB. The book was also named the Winner of the Lupine Award. Snowflake Bentley is the story of Wilson Bentley, a farmer born in in Jericho, Vermont, a small town between Lake Champlain and Mount Mansfield, in the heart of Vermont's "snowbelt." Perhaps it was no accident that Bentley always loved snow more than anything else in the world.

Willie Bentley’s happiest days were snowstorm days. He watched snowfl akes fall on his mittens, on the dried grass of Vermont farm fi elds, on the dark metal handle of the barn door. He said snow was as beautiful as butterfl ies, or apple blossoms. Wilson Bentley was born February 9,on a farm in Jericho, Vermont, between.

Snowflake Bentley, (New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., ) ISBN (a children's biography illustrated with woodcuts hand tinted with watercolors Born: Wilson Alwyn Bentley, February 9. Snowflake Bentley is a children's picture book written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and illustrated by Mary Azarian.

Published inthe book is about Wilson Bentley, Genre: Children's picture book. Find out about Snowflake Bentley. Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin tells the story of real-life son of a Vermont farmer, Wilson Bentley, who became famous for his photographs of snowflakes.

This book provides the story of Snowflake Bentley in narrative format, but also gives factual details about his life on the outsides of the pages of the book. Snowflake Bentley is a book featured in Five in a Row, a literature-based unit study curriculum. Many families use FIAR for all but the grammar/reading and math, and others use it.

Jacqueline Briggs Martin is the author of Snowflake Bentley, winner of the Caldecott Medal, and The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish, an ALA Notable Book, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book, Riverbank Review Finalist, Notable Social Studies Trade book and winner of 4/5(42).

Any child who has cut a folded-paper snowflake will appreciate Wilson Bentley's infatuation with the beautiful and intricate designs of snow crystals. Plainspoken as a Vermonter's speech, Jacqueline Martin's text is also lyrical.

Fact-filled sidebars highlight specifics of 4/5. Jacqueline Briggs Martin is the author of Snowflake Bentley, winner of the Caldecott Medal, and The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish, an ALA Notable Book, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book, Riverbank Review Finalist, Notable Social Studies Trade book and winner of.

— Wilson Alwyn Bentley From the earliest days of our childhood, many of us can remember hearing the phrase “no two snowflakes are alike”.

This discovery was made by a man named Wilson Bentley, a farmer from Vermont, who became affectionately known as “Snowflake” Bentley. Read Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin to the class. Ask students to comment on and ask questions about what they view in the illustrations.

Allow time after the reading for students to reflect upon the story. Provide additional classroom resources on snowflakes, snowstorms, winter weather, etc. for students to investigate.Snowflake Bentley won the Caldecott Medal. Author Bio Jacqueline Briggs Martin is the author of Snowflake Bentley, winner of the Caldecott Medal, and The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish, an ALA Notable Book, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book, Riverbank Review Finalist, Notable Social Studies Trade book and winner of The Golden Kite Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.Publisher's Summary From the time he was a small boy in Vermont, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles.

And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of .