the skin you live in

Summary:
This rhythmic poem with pictures of children, encourages each of us to look in the mirror and celebrate who we are and the joy of friendship.
Educational Themes:
You can read the book AND you can make it come alive, getting your child to tell you what's beautiful in various objects in their world.
Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 8
Age of child:
Started reading with child 3½ years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy! This is a book that has a great message for kids and a nice 'refresher' for adults, too.
Little Kid Reaction:
S/He loved the rhyming and talking to the children staring at her from the page.
Big Kid Reaction:
What a great book! It engenders its message in simple phrases with comparative language that young readers can comprehend. The language offers kids a positive, new way to look at the world
Pros:

Parents will enjoy the book as much for its fun as for its message. The illustrations are bright and engaging; and the poem is just what you want to introduce acceptance and the beauty of diversity … without being onerous or dour.

Cons:

None.


Title The Skin You Live In
Author Michael Tyler
Publisher Chicago Children's Museum © 2005
Illustrators David Lee Csicsko
ISBN 9780975958001
Material Hard Cover
Cost $14.95
Genres Family, Picture Book, Poetry, Rhyme
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