SOUND

Ada, A. F. (c1993). Pregones. Torrance, Calif. : Laredo Pub. Co.
The narrator recalls the sights and sounds of the street vendors who came to her house when she was a child and the lessons she learned about being fair and honest. *In Spanish language.*
PZ 73 .A26 1993

Ardley, N. (1984). Sound and music. London ; New York : F. Watts.
Explains the characteristics and transmission of sound, musical and otherwise, and suggests related activities. Includes index.
QC 225.5 .A73 1984

Baylor, B. & Parnall, B. B. (1979). The other way to listen. Publisher : New York : Scribner
After hoping and trying, the narrator is finally able to hear the hills singing. Byrd Baylor and Peter Parnall bring us close to the nature of the natural world.
PS 3552 .A878 O7 1978

Brown, M. W. (1942). The indoor noisy book. New York : Harper & Row.
QC 225.5 .B76 1942

Dodds, D. A. (c1992). Do bunnies talk? New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins.
Introduces sounds made by animals, humans, and machines and the words used to describe those sounds.
PE 1597 .D64 1992

Dultzin Dubín, S. (1989). Sonidos y ritmos. México, D.F. : Patria.
María is a Mexican girl who listens to the sounds and rhythms around her-- the sounds of animals, of nature, her little sister, the radio, and the musicians in her village.
QC 225.5 .D85 1989

Emberley, R. (1989). City sounds. Boston : Little, Brown.
The sounds of the big city are brought to life in labeled pictures showing such sources as boat and car horns, tapping heels, and construction equipment. Paperback rack

Fleischman, P. (c1988). Joyful noise :Poems for two voices. New York : Harper & Row.
"A Charlotte Zolotow book." Newberry Award book. A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects. For ages 5 and up.
PS 3556 .L42268 J69 1988

Goode, D. (c1988). I hear a noise. New York : Dutton.
A little boy, hearing noises at his window at bedtime, calls for his mother. His worst fears are realized, but he learns that monsters have mothers too.
PZ 7 .G604 1988

Hearing and sound [videorecording] (1986). [England] : Yorkshire Television.
1 videocassette (20 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. (VHS). Illustrates that sounds are vibrations that can travel through air, fluids, and solids. Our ears catch these vibrations and send messages to the brain. Simple ideas of pitch and volume are explained. It is part of the Scientific Eye series. Closed captioned.
QC 225.3 .H43 1986

Knight, D. C. (1988). El sonido. México, D.F. : SITESA.
Questions and anwsers provide basic information about sound, including its formation, pitch, variety, mode of travel, echo, and how ears receive sound waves. *Spanish version*
QC 225.5 .K54 1988

Martin, B. (1988). Listen to the rain. New York : H. Holt.
Describes the changing sounds of the rain, the slow soft sprinkle, the drip-drop tinkle, the sounding pounding roaring rain, and the fresh wet silent after-time of rain, ending with a rainbow. The engaging soft illustrations that capture the feeling of rain drops. QH 541.5 .M37 1988

My first look at noises. New York : Random House 1991.
"A Dorling Kindersley book"
Introduces the concept of noises through photographs of musical instruments, noisy toys, animals making noise, and other situations with sounds.
QC 225.5 .M93 1991

Showers, P. (c1990). Ears are for hearing. New York : HarperCollins.
Describes the process of hearing, during which sound waves travel through the ear and become signals the brain interprets as individual sounds. The television is on, a fire truck roars by the window, and someone is talking, all at the same time. How do we hear each separate noise? "While there are several books available on the senses in general, this is unique in its comprehensive presentation of the subject."--School Library Journal. Full color.
QP 62.2 .S56 1990

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNICATION

Dodds, D. A. (c1992). Do bunnies talk? New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins.
Introduces sounds made by animals, humans, and machines and the words used to describe those sounds.
PE 1597 .D64 1992

Alphabet conspiracy [videorecording]. Santa Monica, CA : Rhino Home Video ; [Universal City, Calif.] : Distributed by Uni Distribution
A young girl who is tired of grammar lessons joins several other conspirators in a plot to destroy the alphabet and all language. Ultimately they learn how and why people speak as they do and discover the importance of language. Includes animated and documentary sequences.
P 124 .A46 1991x

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