They both taught each other things that they knew how to do differently and hung out almost every day. In all honestly, adults have problems too! This book is about two young girls who attend the same summer camp. Each title speaks to a particular concern that children might encounter in the course of growing up. My Friend Has Down Syndrome is a great introductory story to explain to children what Down syndrome is, then teachers could follow up with a read aloud of The Man Who Loved Clowns to take a closer look, and give students a deeper understanding. This book would be very helpful when explaining what down syndrome is to younger children. Children are considered to have a childlike faith and are usually easily sociable, but in some instances and I've noticed recently children seem to have difficulty with other children who has disabilities.
Therefore, she goes through most of her life pushing people away in an attempt to protect her uncle. It's for everyone--including children like Tammy. The story is fictional but the characters are very much convincing. So glad to find a book like This beautiful picture book explores the friendship between two girls -one of whom has Downs Syndrome. It also showed some common fears children have about illnesses they aren't familiar with and that was a big point for me too.
Through meeting Tammy, they realize that she is a lot like them. This book is about two young girls who meet each other at a summer camp. While the plot of this story isn't very complex, and the vocabulary is very simple, the message is clear and well conveyed. The girl feels emotions that every child would feel when meeting someone new who is different, such as fear, excitement, confusion, and worry. I quite liked this book as it portrays Down syndrome children in a positive light to children who may be afraid or worried about their abilities and whether they should be their friend or not.
With lots of confusion about what it was going to be like having someone at the camp that was different from the norm, the camper became excited to meet her. Younger children may be confused and have many questions when they encounter kids who have Down syndrome. The story includes a rich, thick plot. My Friend Has Down Syndrome explores this common chromosomal condition from a child's perspective. Its taken the form of a true life experience, that is, a school setting and environment which allows young readers to gain an insight. The teacher's 'gene talk' to the young group didn't resonate with me but that is minor because the rest of the book is uplifting and inspiring.
Throughout the story the two learn that both of them are good at different things but when they help each other they can overcome and accomplish anything they put their minds to. Jennifer writes non-fiction children's books that focus on family situations, life skills, development disorders and everyday situations. Yet the picture book does have a positive turn and good lessons of acceptance as the girl finds that Ella is good at other thing This is a lovely little picture book, telling the story of a girl who befriends a Down's syndrome child called Ella at a summer club. This would be a great bo This book is about two young girls who attend the same summer camp. So glad to find a book like this about this particular subject - Tammy is drawn sensitively and absolutely beautifully. I've noticed that children without disabilities tend to shy away from those that do and tend to overthink and react to these fellow students. It was such a positive thing and I loved that so much.
This book explains to children what Down syndrome is, in terms that they can understand. The sensitively written Let's Talk About It Books encourage preschool-age and early-grades children to explore their feelings, deal with problems that trouble them, and understand others who have problems of their own. . She was worried what it was going to be like, but those nerves turned into excitement. The tale is a short story about how the two of them became friends. It is nothing that either parent did before or during the pregnancy that caused Down syndrome. When she went to camp, she found out that a little girl is coming who has down syndrome.
The tale is a short story about how the two of them became friends. They would play and teach each other different things while hanging out every day. About the Author Jennifer was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, lived in Chicago and is currently residing in the Cleveland area, with her husband and three children. It provides a sense of hope to all children of one day living in a society that accepts all. The is a realistic fiction book and I felt that the grammar was proper but very boring.
Download the pamphlet by clicking here. Younger children are normally puzzled when they encounter other kids who suffer from Down Syndrome. One of the two girls has down syndrome and the two learn that even tho one has down syndrome it will not get in the way of their friendship. In all honestly, adults have problems too! The author talks about the fears and misconceptions that children may have when interacting with someone who does have Down;s Syndrome, but it acts as a knowledge booster for parents and children to eliminate the barriers that may exist. This book is great for children of pre-k age and up. Each title speaks to a particular concern that children might encounter in the course of growing up.
I especially love this because the relationship with Tammy is a mutual friendship and learning experience. Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! The little girl reveals that Tammy has Down syndrome, and that at summer camp, she participates in varies activities with Tammy. This book would be something that most children should read on their own depending on age or with their parents. The storyline includes all the things Tammy is good at that we don't normally associate with these children - motor skills being a challenge with pottery and playing guitar, and the fact that she can help the little girl too. Its a good way to show that no matter the difference, all children can have a beautiful friendship. This book takes us through a story of a young girl that went to camp. This intelligently written Let's Talk About It Book helps helps young children to understand Down Syndrome and talks around potential questions they may have about other children with Down Syndrome in a beautifully illustrated book with an interesting story that children will enjoy.