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La vida en el hogar / Life at Home
ISBN: 9781432908393
Author: Yates, Vicki
Publisher: Capstone Pr Inc
Published: January 2008
Retail: $21.50    OUR PRICE: $2.99
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Binding Type: Library Binding
Language: Spanish
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Annotation: "Books in this series offer a window into life in the past, showing things have changed over time. In 'La vida en el hogar,' children learn what home life was like in the past, and compare this with home life today. Books include primary sources as well as photographs of contemporary home environments."
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Readers
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Lifestyles
Dewey: 306.85
LCCN: bl2009008061
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Book type: Easy Non Fiction
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Physical Information: 0.36" H x 7.12" L x 8.15" W
Bargain Category: Picture Books, Non-Fiction, History, Early Elementary, Bilingual/Spanish
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2008 Fall)
This beginning social studies series compares past and present forms of communication, work, housing, etc. Drawings and archival photographs contrast drastically with full-color contemporary scenes. Kids will enjoy identifying old-fashioned radios and other outdated objects, but the series is marred by overly simplistic comparisons, occasionally stilted Spanish, and uneven back matter (for example, La vida en la escuela has only one glossary entry). Glos., ind. [Review covers these Entonces y ahora titles: Comunicacion, Diversion, Edificaciones, La vida en el hogar, La vida en el trabajo, La vida en la escuela, and Viajes.] Copyright 2008 Horn Book Guide Reviews.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2008 Spring)
Leisure-time activities and home life are examined by contrasting today's world with random "long ago" points in time. Each page features a clear photograph and one line of text; both books make generalities that could confuse young children. Fun doesn't draw many meaningful contrasts, which might lead kids to wonder if much has changed at all. Simple picture glossaries are appended. Ind. [Review covers these Then and Now titles: Having Fun and Life at Home.] Copyright 2008 Horn Book Guide Reviews.