As much as you've heard me rave about Talking Walls this past week, it will probably not come as a shock to hear that I LOVE this book. There are many works of nonfiction that are dull and give WAY too many details. Talking Walls, on the other hand, presents true information in a simple and digestible, yet engaging story format. My own daughter is too young to understand this book, but my students (middle and high school) truly enjoyed the book and its follow up, Talking Walls: The Stories Continue.
If you are a parent and are looking for a way to introduce your children to different cultures, this book would do the trick without overwhelming them with too much information. If you're a teacher and are looking for ways to supplement social studies, geography, or history lessons, this book would be a great addition to your curriculum.