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Grandfather Tang's Story (Dragonfly Books) Paperback – Picture Book, August 12, 1997
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- ASIN : 0517885581
- Publisher : Dragonfly Books; Illustrated edition (August 12, 1997)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 32 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9780517885581
- ISBN-13 : 978-0517885581
- Reading age : 3 - 7 years
- Lexile measure : 660L
- Grade level : Preschool - 2
- Item Weight : 4.6 ounces
- Dimensions : 8 x 0.13 x 10 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #56,203 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This story offers a good example of families connecting across generations, creating fun from their imaginations — without depending on elaborate tech. It highlights a subtle message of loyalty, friendship and learning from mistakes.
AQ* Lens This tale can easily digress into a conversation about the many ways we try to change ourselves, something many adoptees struggle with as they try to figure out how to fit in. Readers can discuss how each transformation brought risks and rewards; most importantly the foxes recognize they must be true to themselves. This is such an important lesson for all of us but especially for many adoptees who are tempted to reshape themselves to fit their idea of what they believe their parents “wish” them to be.
The story also shows how the little girl “read” the cues her grandfather gave so she recognized when he needed to end their game and rest. This plot points can leading to talking about reading social cues which is an important skill that all kids need. --Gayle H. Swift, "ABC Adoption & Me: A Multicultural Picture Book"
I found a template for tangrams, cut them out, and used them to trace the tangram pictures used in the story. After reading the story, my grandkids enjoyed fitting the tangram pieces into the puzzle. Even the three-year old could do it.
More Tanagram puzzle books are available for puzzle solvers of all ages. I love playing with my grandchildren.