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Torina's World: A Child's Life in Madagascar
The children in Madagascar rejoice in life's natural gifts--singing, working in the fields, helping their parents, and playing with lizards. Divided into three sections: "We Live ," "We Grow " and "We Feel ," Torina's World: A Child's Life in Madagascar offers a glimpse into daily life in a Malagasy village, and encourages children in Western cultures to examine and reflec ...more
Hardcover, 52 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Arnica Publishing
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This story of Torina is inspiring. It did exactly what the author intended which was to make me think about my own life. This is a story about a young girl living in Madagascar. Her name is Torina. The story is told through her eyes and each page is a different black and white photograph of her and the civilians in her village. The best part of the story is that it isn't a lie, it shows the truth about how humans live in Madagascar. The story begins by introducing the audience to Torina, who she ...more
We LOVE this book for introducing other cultures to our kids. Although our particular interest has been Madagascar, this book would be helpful for anyone who want their children to learn about other cultures. Beautiful pictures and simple questions that ask the child about how their life is similar to the Malagasy children in the book. (For those who may be reading this review and know me personally, I'll note that this is not a specifically Christian book, though parents can ask more applicatio ...more