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Comunicacion / Communication
ISBN: 9781432908430
Author: Yates, Vicki
Publisher: Capstone Pr Inc
Published: January 2008
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Binding Type: Paperback
Language: Spanish
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Annotation: "Books in this series offer a window into life in the past, showing how things have changed over time. In 'ComunicaciĆ³n,' children learn about different methods of communication, how people communicated in the past, and how they communicate today. Books include primary sources as well as photographs of modern communication tools."
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Language Arts
Dewey: 420
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Entonces y ahora / Then and Now
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
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Physical Information: 6.50" H x 7.75" L x 0.25" W
Bargain Category: Non-Fiction, Early Elementary, Bilingual/Spanish
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2008 Spring)
These books compare and contrast modern methods of communication, transportation, and work with how people approached these topics at random "long ago" points in time. Each page features a clear photograph and one line of text; the books make generalizations that could confuse young children. Simple picture glossaries are appended. Ind. [Review covers these Then and Now titles: Communication, Life at Work, and Travel.] Copyright 2008 Horn Book Guide Reviews.
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 Kids will enjoy identifying old-fashioned radios and other outdated objects, but the series is marred by overly simplistic comparisons, occasionally stilted Spanish, and uneven back matter (for example, La vida en la escuela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.