Written by Irina Gonikberg Dolinskiy and Illustrations by Mark Wayne Adams
Hardbound ISBN: 978-1-59616-017-0
Retail Price: $14.95
The parts of speech come magically alive as they participate in a colorful New York City Parade! Each presents and defines itself as it marches down the street and through a child’s imagination.
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Written by Crystal White and Illustrations by Mark Wayne Adams
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Franny is a former stray who was relieved to be saved from the streets. But her rescuer, Trishalou, simply can’t keep her. Franny encounters nice workers at the rescue shelter, but she misses her friends. Shy, and not the cutest critter in the place, will Franny ever be chosen for a forever home?
At the end of the story the author (a 20-year reading teacher) has included resources for teaching or review of text features. These activities can be used with any text.
Parts of Speech Parade, New York City
Irina Dolinskiy, author
Mark Wayne Adams, illustrator
“The author and artist have found a fun way to teach different parts of speech to kids. Several of them are nouns, verbs, and prepositions. The combined talents give the rules and show examples of them for children to remember how each parts of speech work together. “Parts of Speech Parade: New York City” is an easy resource for youngsters to learn language.”
—Gary Roen, Reviewer
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Irina Gonikberg Dolinskiy is a corporate/business attorney, as well as a classically trained pianist and an avid writer and storyteller. Having practiced law in New York for a number of years, Irina is now a partner at a law firm in Central Florida, where she resides with her husband and her daughter, Jayne. Irina’s son, Mitchell—the original audience and inspiration for her stories—lives and works in New York City.
Parts of Speech Parade, New York City was first written as an entertaining grammar aid for the author’s then-young son, Mitchell. After becoming fast friends with the Noun, Verb, Adjective, Preposition, Conjunction, and Interjection, Mitchell started recognizing their familiar faces in every book, making his reading adventures fun and enjoyable.
While Mitchell is now a college graduate, the author is eager to share the Parts of Speech Parade with today’s girls and boys who are newly discovering the magic of reading.
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Mark, this is simply beyond amazing!! I am absolutely speechless (no pun intended), and in awe of your brilliant creativity!” – Irina Dolinskiy