Ways Grade Ones
Touch the Earth...
Eleven year old Lori Daniels feels
her life is boring. She longs for the excitement of the good old
days that her grandfather has told her about. All she wants is
to have an awesome adventure to write about in her diary.
Loriís hum-drum life quickly changes
when she gets caught up in a race to save Roxbury, an old
abandoned settlement near her home, from destruction by a large
She soon finds herself involved in an
intriguing mystery complete with chases on horseback, an elusive
girl named Elizabeth, a hidden cemetery, and a series of
puzzling coincidences that leave her wondering if what she has
seen is real or imaginary.
Lori discovers, first hand, that some
things just canít be explained.
In Nova Scotia, Together in Time
can be purchased at Tattletales in Dartmouth,
The Inside Story in Greenwood, The Blue Griffin and Pharmasave in
Middleton, and the Mad Hatter in Annapolis Royal.
This book can be ordered directly from the
author at $15 Cdn including shipping and handling.
For orders of 5 copies or more, the price per book is $12 including
shipping and handling.
What is peace? To each one of us,
it is something different. You might think of it as a bell that you
can ring so all the world can hear it, or a special gift to open with care.
Or is peace a candle that we light at night to keep the darkness away?
"Stephanie Carter's jewel-like
images harmonize perfectly with Jane Baskwill's inspiring text to illuminate
the many ways people can make a more peaceful world."
Mondo Publishing ISBN:
"The Earth touches us
in many ways... and we touch the Earth. Jane Baskwill explores the ways we
interact with our environment in this lavishly illustrated picture book,
including some easy suggestions for children to touch the Earth: plant a
tree, go on a beach sweep, adopt an endangered animal. Luminous paintings by
Peter Fiore complement this simple text of environmental awareness,"
Federation of Nova Scotia
Mondo Publishing ISBN 1-57255-428-2
"At any moment in
time, somewhere on our planet, something wonderful is happening in nature.
You will be enchanted
Jane Baskwill's gentle poem will capture your
imagination and invite you to think about places far and near, events large
and small, about all the marvelous things that make up life on this planet.
Trish Hill's illustrations, finely crafted in color wash over scraped board,
vividly reflect the dramatic natural beauty and wonder of our world.
Mondo Publishing ISBN 1-57255-131-3
Dinosaurs and teddy
bears, exploring and pretending, stargazing and camping out; all the
adventures of a young child's world are gently presented in this collection
of poems for pre-school and early grades. But look carefully -
exciting activities are hidden away in the illustrations. Share this
book with small friends and wait for them to say, "Read it again".
Wild Things Press ISBN 0-929065-00-X
Currently out of print. Keep your
eyes open when visiting your local used bookseller!
Jane's poems can also
be found in the following anthologies:
and Bugs: Poems for You and Me
Scholastic (2006)ISBN 0 7791 5480 0
Morning, Noon and
Night: Poems to Fill Your Day
Mondo (1996) ISBN 1 57255 128 3
I am thrilled to have been
asked to contribute Pass the Poems
Please and In Grandma's Attic for
this collection. The book has been published by Nimbus Publishing.
Dear Mrs. Baskwill...
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What Peace is to Primaries...
Quiet, Love, Friendship,
Together, Giving, Caring