Daniel A. Olivas
Publisher: Pinata Books; Bilingual edition (April 1, 2005)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 6.2 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
whereas Benjamin waits for his father to choose him up from tuition, he doesn’t pay attention the screams of the youngsters enjoying avoid ball at the playground. the one factor he hears is, "a notice. The word." previous that day, Benjamin beat his buddy James whereas enjoying handball, and James retaliated by way of calling Benjamin "the word." With gentle, watercolor illustrations that go with the textual content, Benjamin and the note / Benjamín y los angeles palabra is a gem of an image booklet. while faced with James’ epithet, Benjamin and the reader trigger on a poignant trip to knowing and forgiveness. Exploring tricky problems with bigotry, racial dualities, and cultural distinction, Benjamin, James, and the reader isn't an identical after bigotry at the playground. initially released as a five-part sequence within the l. a. instances’ youngsters’ interpreting Room part, Olivas’ e-book has already gained acclaim from readers or even bought a letter of compliment from the Anti-Defamation League. an ideal discussion-starter either within the school room and at domestic, Benjamin and his fight will improve the best way that readers elderly four to eight take into consideration range and tolerance.