Einer der beiden Artikel ist schneller versandfertig. The idea of having two blankets, one representing Cartwheel's old memories, and the other being made from her new memories and words is such a unique way to display how refugees may feel when put in a new, unfamiliar place. Is that possible? "My Two Blankets" captures the reality of what many new immigrants face--the cold feeling of arriving somewhere where you experience nothing but loneliness. by Irena Kobald ; illustrated by Freya Blackwood ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 1, 2015. When I first red the book I thought it was going to be the auntie who helps her adjust but it turned out to be a stranger she met at the park. Soon she had 2 blankets she used interchangeably. Cartwheel then began creating a new blanket with the new words. "My Two Blankets" is a beautifully crafted story that uses precisely chosen, evocative language with drawings that blend with the text in perfect harmony. Acknowledge that when we wrap a blanket around ourselves we feel warm and safe and the author is using this image to create meaning. A great addition to my classroom library! This book could be used for an grade between 1st-5th for a read aloud. HMH Books for Young Readers; Illustrated Edition (1. The quote, "and now, no matter which blanket I use, I will always be me." A beautiful book out of Australia, where it was the winner of the 2015 Children’s Book Council Award for Picture Books, and was shortlisted for the 2015 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Children’s Books, My Two Blankets is a wonderful story about a young immigrant girl. She felt less of the waterfall and more like herself. The new friend begins to teach her new words in English. She takes comfort in a "blanket" of the familiar - in the colors and sounds of home. Children can mime wrapping themselves in a blanket and thinking about how it makes them feel. But then Cartwheel is approached. Now she has both. She talks about how everything in this new country is strange to her including the people, food, animals, and the language. The quality of the book was great even though it was used from a library! "With its bold visual metaphors, "My Two Blankets" ingeniously captures a child's efforts to weave the old with the new." This book also shows how big an impact you can have on someone just by being their friend. It is a great example to children of being a good friend to somebody else, who may look and seem different to you. I loved how creative this story was! I'm like 3 for 3 when it comes to reading picture books at work and getting overly emotional (or maybe just the right amount of emotional) about them. Ihre zuletzt angesehenen Artikel und besonderen Empfehlungen. My Two Blankets by Irena Kobald My Two Blankets by Irena Kobald is a touching picture book that reinforces the themes of acceptance , belonging , friendship and immigration . temporär gesenkter USt. Außerdem analysiert es Rezensionen, um die Vertrauenswürdigkeit zu überprüfen. And how, with a little help, she weaves a new blanket for her new life and language. I also like how she made a whole new blanket symbolizing her new home and how she was able to use both blankets. Februar 2017. Realistically I don't ever see this happening in real life but I do like how the author made it different. "With its bold visual metaphors, "My Two Blankets" ingeniously captures a child's efforts to weave the old with the new." by Little Hare Books an imprint of Hardie Grant Egmont. The language is very simple, making it an appropriate read for all ages, and the illustrations do an amazing job of depicting the essence of the girl's emotions and experiences. It made me feel alone" (unpaged) and "Soon they didn't sound so cold and sharp anymore. Great metaphor for learning a language: words are pieces of the blanket/quilt. Many of them admitted that it reminded them of their own lives. When a young girl, nicknamed Cartwheel by her aunt/guardian, moves from her war-torn African country to Australia in this moving picture-book examination of the refugee experience, she finds everything around her strange and discomforting. ‘My Two Blankets’ tells the story of a young girl who is trying to transition between her old and new world. Meanwhile the two mediocre dinosaur themed picture books I also got today will be checked out repeatedly, unless some nanny allows her toddler charge to tear them to ribbons here at the library.