Synopses & Reviews
This collection of the finest Eart tales---organized by ten themes, including Earth, Animals, and Wisdom---has been drawn from more than 40 countries around the world. In addition to the rich selection of stories, each section offers suggestions for lessons that can be drawn from the stories. Readers can also draw upon the wealth of activities that follows the stories for further explorations of the Earth's offerings. By the coauthor of the Keepers of the Earth series.
Stories come from around the world, and this collection of the finest Earth tales has been drawn from more than 40 countries. Organized by themes, the stories range from "Origin of the Ocean", a tale from Colombia and Venezuela, to "The Wrath of March", a tale from Italy, to "The Garden of Wisdom", a tale from Israel.
Stories, lesson plans, and activities that explore the Earth's offerings.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-188) and index.
About the Author
Michael J. Caduto is an award-winning author, master storyteller, poet, musician, educator, and ecologist. He has received numerous awards, including the New York State Outdoor Education Association's Art and Literary Award, New England's Regional Award for Excellence in Environmental Education, the American Booksellers' "Pick of the List" Award, and the Association of Children's Booksellers' Choice Award, among others.