[MOBI] ✓ Crane Boy | by ↠ Diana Cohn Youme Landowne #2020


  • Title: Crane Boy
  • Author: Diana Cohn Youme Landowne
  • ISBN: 9781941026175
  • Page: 481
  • Format: Paperback

  • Crane Boy By Diana Cohn Youme Landowne Every year, Kinga and his classmates wait for the black necked cranes to return to the kingdom of Bhutan The birds fly south over the highest mountains in the word to winter in the valley where Kinga lives, deep in the Himalayas The cranes have been visiting the valley since ancient times, but every year, fewer cranes return Kinga is concerned What can he do , he wonEvery year, Kinga and his classmates wait for the black necked cranes to return to the kingdom of Bhutan The birds fly south over the highest mountains in the word to winter in the valley where Kinga lives, deep in the Himalayas The cranes have been visiting the valley since ancient times, but every year, fewer cranes return Kinga is concerned What can he do , he wonders He and his classmates approach the monks for permission to create and perform a dance to honor the cranes and to remind the Bhutanese people of their duty to care for them The monks caution them to first watch the cranes to see how they move and learn from them The children watch and practice And practice some until the big day when they perform before the king of Bhutan.Diana Cohn is an educator and writer with an active commitment to social justice work She has published six picture books for children Crane Boy was inspired by two visits to Bhutan and by her interest in how cultural traditions evolve and adapt over time.Youme is an author, illustrator, and community based artist who has worked internationally in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean Her first book Selavi That is Life won the 2005 Jane Addams Peace Award Pitch Black Don t Be Skerd, a graphic novel she co authored with Anthony Horton, was named one of YALSA s Top Ten Great Graphic Novels in 2009.
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    Commentaires:

    Mary
    A beautiful picture book set in the little known but inspiring country of Bhutan Bhutan is celebrated for being carbon negative, yet sadly it s ecology is being critically impacted by outside forces In this story, a young boy, Kinga, who has a deep love for the black necked cranes that visit his valley, becomes concerned when he sees there are fewer cranes returning each year This is an exquisitely illustrated picture book that reveals much about Bhutan, its culture, and their love and commitmen [...]

    Heidi
    In the Phobjika Valley of Bhutan, the black necked cranes have brought good fortune to the people of the valley for many generations, but lately they have becoming fewer in number For this reason, the young school child Kinga seeks a way to help bring cranes as well as to honor them Looking at the example of the monks dance that brings many people to his country s national archery contest, Kinga decides that he can create a dance to celebrate the cranes and to hold a crane festival Following th [...]

    Barbara
    Kinga simply adores the black necked cranes that return to his village in Bhutan every fall When he and his classmates realize that the number of cranes is decreasing, he wonders how he can help these beautiful birds In order to raise awareness about the cranes and the need to protect their habitats, he and several classmates create a dance inspired by the cranes and invite guests from several villages Filled with photographs and colorful, culturally authentic illustrations, this picture book sh [...]

    Dione Basseri
    Youme definitely has a consistently developed art style I just don t like it Oddly, the cranes all look fine to me, but everything else in the book seems too messy But that s just an art thing, and will vary from person to person.The story itself didn t really keep my attention, though While the conservation message is important, the book itself goes a bit long There s all this build up for the crane dance, which is just too much buildup, in my opinion A few pages less and this would have flowed [...]

    Edward Sullivan
    Kinga and his classmates wait for the black necked cranes to return to the kingdom of Bhutan The birds fly south over the highest mountains in the word to winter in the valley where Kinga lives, deep in the Himalayas The cranes have been visiting the valley since ancient times, but every year, fewer cranes return Kinga and his classmates ask the monks for permission to create and perform a dance to honor the cranes and to remind the Bhutanese people of their duty to care for them A gracefully to [...]

    June
    A picture book story about the creation of the Crane Festival 1998 in Bhutan Beautiful illustrations help tell how school children became concerned about the decrease in the number of cranes wintering in Bhutan and lobbied the monastery to create a new festival for the Cranes Really nice back matter.

    Bethe
    bookaday 10 Straightforward story about a boy s love for cranes that return each year to his village in Bhutan and the children s conservation efforts Strength of the book lies in the back matter, with info on the country, customs, and cranes

    Sarah
    Lovely.

    Aliza Werner
    Story of conservation from Bhutan.

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