Thursday, 17 October 2013 00:00
The Principal’s Books of the Month for September at Denton Avenue School reflect the theme of peace. The Peace Book by Todd Parr uses colorful illustrations and simple text to help young children grasp the idea of peace as it relates to their own experiences.
Listen to the Wind by Greg Mortenson and Susan Roth chronicles the story of how the villagers of Korphe saved Dr. Greg’s life after his failed attempt to climb K2, and his effort to repay them by helping them build the village’s first school.
Told in the voice of the children, this story highlights how individuals can take action to build peace through acts of compassion and respect.