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Talking Walls: Discover Your World – Bundle

Class room bundle - fifteen copies of our bestselling Talking Walls: Discover Your World

Talking Walls: Discover Your World – Bundle

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Talking Walls: Discover Your World – Bundle

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Class room bundle. We’re offering this bundle for educators with fifteen (15!) copies of our bestselling TALKING WALLS: Discover Your World.  Educators are eligible for a 50% discount – if you’re an educator, you can sign up here to instantly receive your discount. Educators that are tax exempt, please let us know and we can refund your credit card.

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Class room bundle. We’re offering this bundle for educators with fifteen (15!) copies of our bestselling TALKING WALLS: Discover Your World. Educators are eligible for a 50% discount – if you’re an educator, you can sign up here to instantly receive your discount. Educators that are tax exempt, please let us know and we can refund your credit card.

Talking Walls introduces young readers to different cultures by exploring the stories of walls around the world and how they can separate or hold communities together. American Bookseller “Pick of the Lists;” Boston Globe Top 25 Non-Fiction Children’s Books, 1992; ALA. Booklist, Starred Review; Horn Book, Noteworthy Book, 1993. Full-color illustrations.This is an updated edition (2014) and a new trim size. More than 165,000 copies sold!

Reviews:

“Knight has found a powerful theme for introducing children to the world and its diverse cultures.” –Booklist starred review

“An unusually attractive book that wiselyallows readers to draw their own conclusions.” –Kirkus Reviews

“Links to social studies abound. A greatread-aloud and a unique source of hard-to-find material.” –School Library Journal

Honors and Awards:

Mom’s Choice Award, Gold

Why Read This Book?

Talking Walls: Discover Your World offers an examination of walls throughout the world and how the walls are part of the lives of people of the region.

Topics: Discovering people, places, and stories through the exploration of walls.
Problems: How important is historical preservation? Are there ideas, practices, ways of life that unite all people? What makes different cultures different?

About the Author/Illustrator:

Margy Burns Knight has received the National Education Association’s Author-Illustrator Human & Civil Rights Award for the body of her work with Anne Sibley O’Brien (Talking Walls and other books) and the 2001 Children’s Africana Book Award for Africa Is Not a Country (also illustrated by Anne Sibley O’Brien). In addition to her work as an author, presenting in hundreds of classrooms around the world, Margy is also a teacher and community volunteer. She is the Service Learning Coordinator for the Winthrop, Maine, public school system and has taught English as a Second Language to high school students from Cambodia, Afghanistan, and Jordan.

Anne Sibley O’Brien has illustrated thirty-one books, including five titles by Margy Burns Knight. She is also the author of fourteen of these books, including The Legend of HongKil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea and A Path of Stars. O’Brien’s passion for global subjects was kindled by her experience of being raised bilingual and bicultural in South Korea as the daughter of medical missionaries. The mother of two grown children, she lives with her husband on an island in Maine.

Additional Information

Weight15 lbs
Dimensions9 x 10.00 x 9 in
Pages

64

Illustrator

Anne Sibley O’Brien

ISBN

978-0-88448-437-0

Format

Hardcover

Author

Margy Burns Knight

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