In this Caldecott Honor book, shy Chibi finds he is an outcast at his school. With the arrival of a new teacher, Chibi (and his classmates) learn there is more to him than they once believed. ~ Emily G
A shy Japanese boy having difficulty adjusting to school is misjudged by his classmates.Chibi has been an outcast since that frightening first day of school when he hid under the schoolhouse. Afraid of the teacher and unable to make any friends, Chibi passes his free time alone alone at study time, alone at playtime, always a "forlorn little tag-along." But when Mr. Isobe arrives, the teacher sees things in Chibi that no one else has ever noticed
Introduce children to the fascinating and diverse world in which we live through delightful childrens books. Modeled after the Charlotte Mason philosophy of notebooking, this study focuses on the 4 Rs: reading, reasoning, relating and recording. Skills are age appropriate and gentle to engage and inspire children in the learning process. Geography, cultures, animals, folk tales and fables, music and art, are all covered, as are nature studies, poetry and recipes.
Part 1 covers Asia, Antarctica, Australia, and Africa. Part 2 covers Europe and South America. Biblical History connection included. Additional library, history and biography picture book recommendations are included for families seeking to go deeper. Each guide contains 70 lessons, flexible for one semester or one year. Beautifully illustrated with vibrant photographs. Black & white notebooking pages are included and reproducible for individual families. Softcover. ~ Deanne