Monday, July 28, 2008

Economics and Children

Thank you to the Rutgers University Project on Economics and Children for this lovely review...

This outstanding book has much to offer with its powerful lesson about famine and hunger, the introduction of Moroccan culture and vocabulary, and the dramatic folk-art illustrations. The Butter Man communicates in a sensitive and careful way what it may feel like to experience extreme scarcity and how a particular family gets through the difficult time. Readers will appreciate how this important lesson is woven into an engrossing story with a unique international context.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Just One More Book Podcasts on The Butter Man

Thank you to the wonderful people at Just One More Book for their lovely and insightful discussion of The Butter Man.

If you want to listen: click here