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Marbles: 101 ways to play

by Cole, Joanna.

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Traces the history of marbles and marble making, gives instructions for playing various kinds of games, explains related terms, and suggests further activities. Full description

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Summary: Traces the history of marbles and marble making, gives instructions for playing various kinds of games, explains related terms, and suggests further activities.
Physical Description: p. cm.
ISBN: 0688122051
0688122078
Author Notes: Joanna Cole was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 11, 1944. She attended the University of Massachusetts, Indiana University, and City College of New York where she earned a degree in Psychology.

Ms. Cole has worked as an elementary school teacher, a librarian, and a children's book editor. As a child, she loved science and explaining things and this is why she started writing children's books. She writes fiction and non-fiction titles. Her most well-known series are the Magic School Bus and the "Body."

Cole's books have received a number of honors. A Horse's Body and A Snake's Body were both named Outstanding Science Trade Books for children by the joint committee of the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council. In 1982, A Snake's Body was named a Children's Choice Book by the joint committee of the International Reading Association and the Children's Book Council. Both A Cat's Body and A Bird's Body were Junior Literary Guild selections. In 1991, she was awarded the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction award.

Joanna Cole, who wrote over 250 books for children, died on July 12, 2020 at the age of 75.

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