Windows on the World: International Books for Elementary and Middle Grade Readers helps librarians and teachers open the eyes of elementary and middle grade readers to what life is like for children like themselves around the globe. In this extraordinary resource, you will find introductions to over 400 fiction, nonfiction, and poetry titles for age levels 4-8 and 8-12, written and illustrated by international authors and illustrators, and matched with related curriculum activities correlated with national curriculum standards. Windows on the World consists of over 100 lead books and over 350 related books published in the last ten years, organized by countries and cultures. It includes work from non-American authors working in the United States and abroad, as well as reissues of classics, and a few American titles noted for their authentic representations of other cultures. Each entry includes bibliographic data, information about the author and illustrator, identification of genre, recommended age level, a synopsis, suggested curriculum responses correlated with national curriculum standards, and related books.After reading, have students make a Venn diagram to compare and contrast Mayaa#39;s two worlds. ... a black girl, a Chinese girl, an Indian girl, and a Pakistani boy) who observe five different religious faiths (Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Judaism, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Windows on the World: International Books for Elementary and Middle Grade Readers|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2009-12-14|