لك لك ها بر بام
Why do the storks no longer come to the little Dutch fishing village of Shora to nest? It was Lina, one of the six schoolchildren who first asked the question, and she set the others to wondering. And sometimes when you begin to wonder, you begin to make things happen. So the children set out to bring the storks back to Shora. The force of their vision put the whole villag...more
Anyway, I loved it. At some point near the end, I couldn't believe how much I was enjoying a book about storks, of all things! The way this town was described reminds me quite a bit of the town my dad is from. It's on the Northern corner of Holland, a ...more
غير كده القصة مقبولة كتقييم !
قصة اطفال يب بس طويلة ع اطفال ده من ناحية و من ناحية تانية يمكن ملهاش غير هدف او هدفين من ال300 و شويه صفحة !
تقييم عام ع القصة مقبولة ، لا بأس بها !
و مش محتاجه تفكير كتير
This was an enjoyable little read about Dutch children trying to bring storks back to nest in their hometown. There are some lovable characters (grouchy but misunderstood Janus, Grandmother Sibble) and some great action-filled scenes (trying to get the wheel from under the boat, saving the storks). One of the few older Newbery winners that have kept me somewhat engaged.
In school the ...more
I probably would have given it just 3 stars except for one thing. Near the beginning, the children divide up and go on a 'quest'. We hear about the same afternoon from each of their points of view. I enjoyed how those 5 stories were interconnected and came together at the ...more
Lina, the only girl in school, writes an essay about storks and gets her class thinking. "Do you know about storks?", Lina asks. The teacher encourages the children to wonder about why the storks do not build their nests in the small fishing town of Shora while one town over in Nes, the storks arrive every year.
Little by little the children come to the conclusions that th ...more
The Wheel on the School is a wonderful book about things being made right. When a child asks a question, the teacher pushes her - and the whole class - to find answers. As they begin to imagine answers, they begin to see their own community with new eyes, and ...more
Pretty soon, the whole town is involved in the project. Everyone is out looking for wagon wheels. Everyone is figuring out how to put the wheel on the school. Everyone is helping put the wagon wheel on the roof of the school. Th ...more
Reading this aloud to my 5 children over the course of a few weeks was special. Being transported to a simpler time through a story where storks and love abound was refreshing.
Now if only I could pronounce Dutch names correctly.
|Children's Books: The Medal winner from 1955 - The Wheel on the School - D&A April 2018||1||8||Sep 12, 2016 02:42PM|