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    Lexile measure: AD730L
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  • Supply Detail (CA)

    Distributor: UTP Distribution Supplies to: CA Availability: Available On Sale Date: Jun 01, 2012 Carton Quantity: 20 $19.99 CAD
  • Supply Detail (US)

    Distributor: Publishers Group West Supplies to: US Availability: Available On Sale Date: Jun 01, 2012 Carton Quantity: 20 $19.99 USD
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I Have the Right to Be a Child
By (author): Alain Serres Illustrated by: Aurélia Fronty Translated by: Helen Mixter
Alain Serres ,

Illustrated by :

Aurélia Fronty ,

Translated by :

Helen Mixter

Imprint:

- Toronto

ISBN:

9781554981496

Product Form:

Hardcover

Form detail:

Picture book, Printed dust jacket
Hardcover , Picture book, Printed dust jacket
English

Audience:

Juvenile: Age (years) 4 - 7, Grade (CAN) K - 2, Grade (US) K - 2
Jun 01, 2012
$19.99 CAD
Active

Dimensions:

9.25in x 9.25 x 0.4 in | 0.98 lb

Page Count:

48 pages

Illustrations:

full-color illustrations
Groundwood Books
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Politics & Government
 
USBBY Outstanding International Book List 2013, Commended IRA Notable Books for a Global Society 2013, Commended Children's Literary Assembly 2013 Notable Children's Books 2013, Commended
  • Short Description
A beautiful book that introduces young children to the concept of human rights as set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Selected for the IRA Notable Books for a Global Society List, selected for the Children's Literary Assembly 2013 Notable Children's Books and the USBBY Outstanding International Book List

With a very simple text accompanied by rich, vibrant illustrations a young narrator describes what it means to be a child with rights -- from the right to food, water and shelter, to the right to go to school, to be free from violence, to breathe clean air, and more. The book emphasizes that these rights belong to every child on the planet, whether they are "black or white, small or big, rich or poor, born here or somewhere else." It also makes evident that knowing and talking about these rights are the first steps toward making sure that they are respected.

A brief afterword explains that the rights outlined in the book come from the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1989. The treaty sets out the basic human rights that belong to children all over the world, recognizing that children need special protection since they are more vulnerable than adults. It has been ratified by 193 states, with the exception of Somalia, the United States and the new country of South Sudan. Once a state has ratified the document, they are legally bound to comply with it and to report on their efforts to do so. As a result, some progress has been made, not only in awareness of children's rights, but also in their implementation. But there are still many countries, wealthy and poor, where children's basic needs are not being met.

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.K.2

With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

Alain Serres has published more than one hundred titles for children and many of them have been translated into other languages. In 1996 Alain founded the highly regarded French publishing house Rue du Monde. He lives near Paris.

Aurélia Fronty studied textile design at l’École Duperré in Paris and worked in fashion before she began to illustrate children’s books. She has illustrated more than forty titles, which have been published around the world. She lives in Montreuil, France.

Provocative and guaranteed to spark awareness of children's rights - Kirkus, STARRED REVIEW

"...is a powerful work, and a handsome one." - Publishers Weekly

... this book encourages teachers to use global picture books to explain how conditions are not the same throughout the world. - Karen Hildebrand, International Reading Association

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