McMillan, Bruce. (1986). Becca backward,
Becca frontward :a book of concept pairs. New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books.
Photographs of a girl involved in various activities
illustrate such opposite concepts as above/below, full/empty, and big/small.
Schiller, Andrew. (1977). In other
words :a beginning thesaurus.
Glenview, Ill. : Scott, Foresman. 423.1 S334 1977
Under one hundred alphabetically arranged entries are
more than a thousand words with illustrative sentences to help the
middle grader in choosing the exact word from several synonyms.
Butterworth, Nick. (1987). Nice or nasty : book of opposites.
Boston : Little, Brown. 428.1 B988n
Animal and human characters introduce opposite concepts such as fast
and slow, wet and dry, weak and strong.
Hefter, Richard. (1975). Yes and no :a book of
opposites. New City,
N.Y. :: Strawberry Books ; New York : Distributed by Larousse.
Text and pictures illustrate opposites such as inside and outside,
plain and fancy, full and empty
Books About the Arts
Ardley, Neil. (2004). Music. New York : DK
Pub. 780 A676m
Takes a look at the history of music, how instruments are
made, and how they have evolved today.
Berger, Melvin. (1989). The science of music. New
York : Crowell. 781 B496s
Discusses how the various musical instruments produce sound and describes
how records, tapes, and disks are made and how the playback equipment
for them generates sound waves.
Levine, Robert. (2001). The story of the orchestra
:listen while you learn about the instruments, the music, and the composers
who wrote the music. New York : Black Dog & Leventhal : Distributed by
Workman Pub. Co. 784.2 L665s & Multimedia CD 974
Eye-catching illustrations and photos, engaging text, and delightful musical selections on the accompanying 70-minute CD lead
children on an exciting and educational tour through the instruments and music of the orchestra, and the composers
who wrote the music.