Small History of a Disagreement
- An easy-to-read, lively introduction to the subjects of democracy, citizenship, and the importance of voting.
- Without being didactic, the story teaches the value of informed debate, problem solving, and working together.
- Environmental angle: helps kids understand the importance of protecting the natural world and endangered species through introducing an ancient monkey puzzle tree, which children fight to save from development in the book.
- Back matter explains the significance of the monkey puzzle tree especially in its native Chile, where the book is set.
Guided Reading Level: S
Common Core State Standards