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Children Around the World

Series: around the world

$9.99

No matter where they live, children are always curious about the world. But nothing proves more fascinating to them than other children. Exploring the themes of commonality and diversity, this informational picture book introduces young readers to 12 children from around the world. Speaking in the first person, the children briefly describe such things as the language, food, clothing, schooling and daily life of their region. ~ ~One of the most appealing aspects of this book is the artwork, which features the use of fabric, paper, mesh, string and felt in multimedia collage. Through the use of colors and textures, each child emerges with a distinctive and endearing personality.

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No matter where they live, children are always curious about the world. But nothing proves more fascinating to them than other children. Exploring the themes of commonality and diversity, this informational picture book introduces young readers to 12 children from around the world. Speaking in the first person, the children briefly describe such things as the language, food, clothing, schooling and daily life of their region. ~ ~One of the most appealing aspects of this book is the artwork, which features the use of fabric, paper, mesh, string and felt in multimedia collage. Through the use of colors and textures, each child emerges with a distinctive and endearing personality.

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Paperback

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Reading Levels

    lexile level
  • 530L

  • guided reading
  • I

  • guided reading grade level
  • 1/2

  • accelerated reader interest lvl
  • LG

  • accelerated reader reading level
  • 2.6

AWARDS & REVIEWS

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"Eye-catching, cheerful collage illustrations, created with fabric, paper, mesh, string, and felt, depict happy faces exuding plenty of personality. This book will appeal to youngsters, and teachers may find it works as a prompt to classroom discussions about diversity."

School Library Journal, 01/12/2001

"This book offers a multitude of possibilities for multicultural studies with young children."

Library Talk, 01/04/2002

"...a great way to help kids find commonalities with others in a different country..."

Tripadvisor, 12/07/2021
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