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A Place to Call Home (Hardcover)

Ellen Lawrence

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ISBN 10: 1910549029 / ISBN 13: 9781910549025
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Title: A Place to Call Home (Hardcover)

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When we think of home, we might think of living in an apartment or a house, but not everyone lives in a home like this. Some children grow up on a houseboat in a floating village. Others live in huts that are carefully crafted from branches and animal dung. And many children live in makeshift tent homes in refugee camps. In A Place to Call Home, young readers will learn about the many different types of structures and places that children and their families call home.

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Gr 1-3-As the series title suggests, this set invites readers to compare their own lives to those of a diverse group of children from all around the globe. The books focus on topics that are of interest and will be familiar to kids. Bright, attractive photos (often four to six per spread) are the strongest element. The texts are comprised of simple paragraphs with basic content and well-written captions, supplemented by circular sidebar insets. A "Where in the World" map locates all mentioned cultures. The tone is cheerful, but sections about children who lack safe food, water, or the opportunities afforded to American children will encourage readers to empathize with those who are less fortunate. These volumes introduce other cultures even as they emphasize the universality of the needs for shelter, clothing, food, education, and celebrations and play. VERDICT Strong choices for early readers.α(c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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