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Read online How I Learned Geography.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC How I Learned Geography Having fled from war in their troubled homeland a boy and his family are living in poverty in a strange country Food is scarce so when the boy s father brings home a map instead of bread for supper at first the boy is furious But when the map is hung on the wall it floods their cheerless room with color As the boy studies its every detail he is transported to exotic places without ever leaving the room and he eventually comes to realize that the map feeds him in a way that bread never could .

The award winning artist s most personal work to date is based on his childhood memories of World War II and features stunning illustrations that celebrate the power of imagination An author s note includes a brief description of his family s experience two of his early drawings and the only surviving photograph of himself from that time i How I Learned Geography i is a Caldecott Honor Book and a Bank Street Best Children s Book of the Yea by Uri Shulevitz

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How I Learned Geography
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Category:Picture books, Childrens, Geography
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One December afternoon boy with dog and grandfather with beard take a walk to watch the sun begin to set over the river When the sun drops low in the sky they start home Buildings grow dimmer People are rushing As nature s lights go out one by one city s lights turn on revealing brilliant Hanukkah Kwanza and Christmas displays in streets homes and stores A stunning picture book that s sure to be a winter holiday classic by Caldecott Medalist Uri Shulevitz, b Through Three Continents in the Twelfth Century b br br Imagine a time when streets were narrow and dirty towns were surrounded by walls brigands lurked alongside roads that were treacherous and few bridges over rivers were rare and a man setting out on a journey never knew if he would return alive It was the year when the medieval Jewish traveler Benjamin left his native town of Tudela in northern Spain on an adventure to see the places he had read about in the Bible He traveled for fourteen years from Rome to Constantinople to Jerusalem to Baghdad among others by ship by cart and on foot enduring great hardships in his quest for knowledge of other places and people br br Working from Benjamin s original chronicle written in Hebrew as well as other sources on the period Uri Shulevitz captures the true spirit of this amazing adventurer using a text written in the first person and superlative illustrations br br i The Travels of Benjamin of Tudela i is a Bank Street Best Children s Book of the Year, Having fled from war in their troubled homeland a boy and his family are living in poverty in a strange country Food is scarce so when the boy s father brings home a map instead of bread for supper at first the boy is furious But when the map is hung on the wall it floods their cheerless room with color As the boy studies its every detail he is transported to exotic places without ever leaving the room and he eventually comes to realize that the map feeds him in a way that bread never could br br The award winning artist s most personal work to date is based on his childhood memories of World War II and features stunning illustrations that celebrate the power of imagination An author s note includes a brief description of his family s experience two of his early drawings and the only surviving photograph of himself from that time br i How I Learned Geography i is a Caldecott Honor Book and a Bank Street Best Children s Book of the Year, i Dawn i is a New York Times Book Review Notable Children s Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year