Great book and beautiful pictures. Very touching story. My sons really liked them and gave us an opportunity to get our Atlas :)Published 19 days ago by A.W.
This is a wonderful book. Based on the author's own childhood, it tells the story of his discovery of the world from the limited perspective of a refugee camp. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Peggy McCulloch
This book has grown on me.
I bought it expecting something much different, even after reading the reviews prior to purchase. Read more
Not at all what I expected. Story is too simple and not what I thought. I guess it'll be okay.Published 9 months ago by Courtney Brock
What a clever way for a boy in a new land to focus on a colorful map and learn where places are.Published 11 months ago by Miss Jeanne
I picked up this book and the moment I started reading it, I was hooked up. The kids starts saying how they had to leave their homeland because of war and how he got mad at his dad... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Daniel Gamboa
Uri Shulevitz based his Caldecott Honor-winning tale on his childhood memories of World War II. After fleeing their home country, money is sparse, leaving little for food. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Kristine Cook
A moving story about a poor refugee boy's fulfillment when his father uses his limited funds to buy a map instead of a measly piece of bread. Read morePublished on August 18, 2012 by Books for Children
With such excellent reviews and an interesting storyline, I had high hopes when I ordered this book. But I was a little disappointed after reading it. Read morePublished on August 11, 2012 by EcoDesigner