“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or a duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift." Kate DiCamillo
Saturday, October 26, 2019
MAGIC RAMEN by Andrea Wang, illustrated by Kana Urbanowicz
My middle schoolers love, love, love their ramen noodles.
And I'm pretty sure they will love this picture book biography that describes how Momofuku Ando invented ramen noodles shortly after World War II. Thinking MAGIC RAMEN would pair really well with POP: THE INVENTION OF BUBBLE GUM by MEGHAN McCARTHY. Or make a nice addition to a unit on persistence.
End pages include an author's note, a pronunciation guide, and an afterword with additional information about Momofuku Ando.
Labels: CYBILS nonfiction nominee 2019
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