Give Your Child the World

Give Your Child the World

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ISBN: 9780310344131
Grades: AD

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JRR Tolkien wrote, "The wide world is about you: you can fence yourself in, but you cannot forever fence it out." Children are never too young to be introduced to the fascinating world outside their neighborhood. Beginning with a vision for understanding the global culture in light of state of our world today, the author provides appealing ideas for families to bring cultures into their home.

In the Power of a Story section, she explains that powerful stories reflect real life struggles of right and wrong, help our children develop compassion, and inspire our character to grow. She also provides tips on including reading as a natural part of family life. The 2nd part of the book focuses on reading lists by location (Africa, Europe, Asia, Middle East, North America, Latin America, and Australia/Oceania and Polar Regions) and age group (4-6, 6-8, 8-10 and 10-12 years). Reading lists include short descriptions_1 and notations about religious content. The recommendations in this book will bring a fresh enthusiasm to your Geography studies! Index of titles in back for easy reference. 226 pgs. SC. ~ Deanne

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224 pages, paperback.

Publisher Description:

With inspiring stories, practical suggestions, and a carefully curated reading treasury of the best children's literature for each area of the globe, Give Your Child the World helps parents raise insightful, compassionate kids who fall in love with the world and are prepared to change it for good.

Young children live with awe and wonder as their daily companions. But as they grow, worries often crowd out wonder. Knowing this, how can parents strengthen their kids' love for the world so it sticks around for the long haul.

Thankfully, parents have at their fingertips a miracle vaccine"one that can boost their kids' immunity to the world's distractions. Well-chosen stories connect us with others, even those on the other side of the globe. Build your kids' lives on a story-solid foundation and you'll give them armor to shield themselves from the world's cynicism. You'll give them confidence to persevere in the face of life's conflicts. You'll give them a reservoir of compassion that spills over into a lifetime of love in action.

Give Your Child the World features inspiring stories, practical suggestions, and carefully curated reading lists of the best children's literature for each area of the globe. Reading lists are organized by region, country, and age range (ages 4-12). Each listing includes a brief description of the book, its themes, and any content of which parents should be aware.

Parents can introduce their children to the world from the comfort of home by simply opening a book together. Give Your Child the World is poised to become a bestselling family reading treasury that promotes literacy, develops a global perspective, and strengthens family bonds while increasing faith and compassion.

Primary Subject
Reading/Literature
Grade
AD
ISBN
9780310344131
Author
Jamie C. Martin
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Zondervan Publishing House
Weight
0.55 (lbs.)
Dimensions
9.0" x 6.0" x 0.62"
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Looking for recommendations for resources in this year's schooling. I heard about this book on The World And Everything In It podcast and decided to purchase it.
Linda J on Aug 10, 2020
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Stefanie on Aug 12, 2019
Looking for recommendations for resources in this year's schooling. I heard about this book on The World And Everything In It podcast and decided to purchase it.
Linda J on Aug 10, 2020
Recommended by an acquaintance.
Amanda V on Sep 19, 2019
Recommended by Read Aloud Revival
Stefanie on Aug 12, 2019
The Gospel goes forth to the whole world. I want my children to understand life beyond their home and neighborhood. I want them to know the world is big, wonderful, and filled with much the Lord would like to reveal to them.
Lindsay C on Apr 24, 2019
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User on Apr 16, 2019
Recommended by an acquaintance.
Amanda V on Sep 19, 2019
The Gospel goes forth to the whole world. I want my children to understand life beyond their home and neighborhood. I want them to know the world is big, wonderful, and filled with much the Lord would like to reveal to them.
Lindsay C on Apr 24, 2019
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