Small History of a Disagreement

Small History of a Disagreement

Claudio Fuentes

$18.95

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Description

  • 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.

LEVELING

Guided Reading Level: S

Common Core State Standards
L.4.3,4,4a,5,5a,5b,5c,6
RF.4.3,4,4a,4c
SL.4.1,1b,1c,1d,2,3,4,5,6
W.4.1,1a,1b,1c,1d,7,8,9,9a,10
RL.4.1,2,3,4,6,7,9,10


Author

Claudio Fuentes:

CLAUDIO FUENTES holds a PhD in political science from the University of North Carolina. He is the author of numerous books and articles on issues concerning democratization, security, and international relations.He lives in Santiago, Chile.

GABRIELA LYON is a children’s book illustrator, author, and teacher of drawing at Finis Terrae University in Santiago de Chile.

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