Sometimes a Wall...
Sometimes a Wall...
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Sometimes a Wall...

Written by Dianne White & illustrated by Barroux
Published by Owlkids
Prices as of May 28

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An afternoon in the playground introduces different kinds of walls: a brick wall to draw on with chalk, a water wall, and a climbing wall. What follows is a playful yet profound exploration of the many ways walls can divide us or bring us together. When one child is excluded from a game, another builds a castle to leave him out. When the builder declares the castle MINE, other kids feel alienated–but the builder becomes lonely, too, when the others have fun without him. The book ends with the optimism of a new start: friendship, forgiveness, and imagination give the wall new meaning. Told with short, simple lines of playful, rhyming text and loose line illustrations by internationally known artist Barroux, this book sparks questions with empathy, insight, and charm. It’s a timely tool for inquiry-based and social-emotional learning, sharing the important message that walls can unite or divide, depending on the choices we make.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781771473736
    Publication Date
    October 15, 2020
    Page Count
    32
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1771473738

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