Our Patricia Polacco Author Study
Welcome to the cyber portal for our class author/illustrator study of Patricia Polacco. Use the links below to learn more about Patricia Polacco and her books. We're also going to share some of the work we've done in class for this author study here.
Websites to read biographical and autobiographical information about Patricia Polacco ...
Children's Literature - Read a biography about P.P., as well as an interview with her. You'll learn P.P.'s maiden name, more about her rotten redheaded older brother, and about her Bubbie's stories.(http://www.childrenslit.com/childrenslit/mai_polacco_patricia.html)
Scholastic.com - Read an autobiographical article about P.P., her childhood, and her inspirations as an author.
LibraryPoint - Learn more about P.P.'s life, and read reviews of some of her most popular books.
A Video Interview with Patricia Polacco
Watch the video interview below to learn even more about Patricia Polacco.
Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco (Video)
Rechenka's Eggs by Patricia Polacco (Video)
Watch this video below to see Patricia Polacco making pysanky eggs (Ukrainian colored eggs) and to learn more about her inspiration for Rechenka's Eggs. You will also learn a little more about one of the recurring topics that we've noticed in her books, geese and eggs.