Where People Live is part of the Community Issues series which addresses issues facing communities today in the USA. They share a common format of a short story, followed by an article on the subject of the book and some activities. Suggestions for more activities are included in the Teacher's Guide (590-0050).
Where People Live starts with a story about Floretta and her son who leave the city to attend a family reunion in the country. They experience the change in pace of life as they leave the city and wonder where they really would prefer to live. The discussion in the second half explores rural, suburban, and urban life and the impact of big cities. The series are suitable for use as beginner readers or as the starting point for thematic group work.
|Peppercorn Book Number: 590-0020|
|Publisher: New Readers Press|
|Series: Today's World: Community Issues|
|Illustrator: Gerald N. Bates|
|Illustrated: b&w drawings|
|Place of Publication: Syracuse, NY|
|Year of Publication: 1994|
|Reader Level: Beginner 2|
|Size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches, portrait|
|Length: 32 pages|