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Darkness over Denmark: the Danish Resistance and the Rescue of the Jews

by Ellen Levine

The remarkable story of collective and individual acts of bravery and altruism.

Freedom's Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories

by Ellen Levine

In this inspiring collection of true stories, thirty African-Americans who were children or teenagers in the 1950s and 1960s talk about what it was like for them to fight segregation in the South-to sit in an all-white restaurant and demand to be served, to refuse to give up a seat at the front of the bus, to be among the first to integrate the public schools, and to face violence, arrest, and even death for the cause of freedom.

Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story From The Underground Railroad

by Kadir Nelson Ellen Levine

A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom by a Jane Addams Peace Award-winning author and a Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist. <P> Henry Brown doesn't know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves' birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that dream seems farther away than ever when he is torn from his family and put to work in a warehouse. Henry grows up and marries, but he is again devastated when his family is sold at the slave market. Then one day, as he lifts a crate at the warehouse, he knows exactly what he must do: He will mail himself to the North. After an arduous journey in the crate, Henry finally has a birthday -- his first day of freedom.<P> Winner of the Caldecott Honor

...If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King

by Ellen Levine

This book focuses on the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. An engaging question-and-answer format helps children learn what it was like to participate in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, stage a sit-in at a lunch counter, join the famous March on Washington, and more.

...If You Lived at the Time of the Great San Francisco Earthquake

by Ellen Levine

Children's book that takes you to San Francisco, California, shortly before, during and after April 18, 1906 -- the date of the Great San Francisco Earthquake.

...If You Lived with the Iroquois

by Ellen Levine

A children's book describing what it was like to grow up in an Iroquois family hundreds of years ago.

...If You Traveled on the Underground Railroad

by Ellen Levine

This book tells you what it was like to be a slave trying to escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

...If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon

by Ellen Levine

A provocative question-and-answer format teaches young readers a multitude of facts about a small slice of American history--life on the Oregon Trail in the 1840s.

...If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island

by Ellen Levine

A great way to celebrate the centennial of the great immigration movement through Ellis Island, this unique, interactive history book encourages readers to step into the past with its question-and-answer format. It's also packed with quotes from children and adults who passed through Ellis Island.

The Journal of Jedediah Barstow: An Emigrant on the Oregon Trail (My Name is America)

by Ellen Levine

Having lost his parents and sister in a river accident, Jedediah decides to make his way through a wild, new world to the Oregon Territory on his own.

Play and Art in Child Psychotherapy: An Expressive Arts Therapy Approach

by Ellen Levine

Ellen G. Levine draws on her extensive experience in clinical settings to present a series of case studies that demonstrate how art-making and imaginary play can provide a space for children to metabolize their experiences. Each study is followed by an arts-based research discussion of the themes that emerged in the clinical sessions and the basic principles that were followed in the work with the child or family. The model of expressive arts therapy is used to explore the questions that arise from the cases, which range from issues of war trauma, to anger, grief, and the impact of mental illness in the family. This comprehensive guide to the use of play and art in working with children and parents will be of interest to students and practitioners in the fields of expressive arts therapy and psychotherapy, in addition to anyone working with children in disciplines such as psychology, social work and psychiatry.

Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy: Toward a Therapeutic Aesthetics

by Ellen Levine Paolo Knill Stephen K Levine

Challenging traditional therapeutic approaches to the arts in which art is often secondary to a psychological model, Principles and Practice of Expressive Arts Therapy provides a coherent theoretical framework for an expressive arts therapy practice that places the process of art-making and the art work itself at the center. This book lays the philosophical foundation for a fresh interpretation of art-making and the therapeutic process by re-examining the concept of poiesis. The authors clarify the methodology and theory of practice with a focus on intermodal therapy, crystallization theory and polyaesthetics, and give guidance on the didactics of acquiring practical skills. Case studies of clinical practice and guidance on supervision and training in intermodal expressive arts therapy complement the theoretical chapters. Combining philosophy, theory and practice, this book is an essential text for students and academics in the field and for practicing expressive and specialized arts therapists.

Ready, Aim, Fire!: The Real Adventures of Annie Oakley

by Ellen Levine

This book is a biography of the famous sharpshooter who toured the country in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.

Up Close: Rachel Carson

by Ellen Levine

Rachel Carson combined her love of science and writing in her award-winning and controversial book Silent Spring. Revealing the dangers of pesticide use, it brought readers a new awareness of humankind's contamination of the environment and ultimately led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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