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Animals, people, storybook characters live in many different structures called homes. Carson Ellis introduces readers to a variety of homes found throughout time and the world.

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Illustrations tickle readers’ imaginations as they wonder about who lives in these homes.

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This story promotes flexible thinking, making connections, and diversity.

TITLE: Home

AUTHOR: Carson Ellis

ILLUSTRATOR: Carson Ellis

PUBLISHER: Candlewick Press, 2015

AGE GROUP: 4-8

CREATIVE COMPONENTS: flexible thinking, making connections, and diversity

LEARNING EXTENSIONS:

1) Think about the neighborhood you live in. List 10 different homes. Think about a place you visited. List 10 different homes. Compare the homes on your lists. How are they alike? How are they different? Which home would you only like to visit and why? Which home would you like to live in and why?

2) Home and house can mean different things to different people. What does each mean to you? What does qualities does a home have that a house doesn’t?

EXTENDING CONNECTIONS:

To learn more about author/ illustrator Carson Ellis, visit:

http://www.carsonellis.com