Read a book with San Francisco In The Title That in the title that t appropriately be placed on "MY SAN FRANCISCO SHELF3 STARS VERY "san francisco shelf3 stars Very done book about that most difficult of concepts time zones Also includes cultural details about the daily ife of children in cities in each of the zones Includes endmatter about telling time and time zones I just happened to notice from the author bio photos that both author and illustrator are part of mixed race couples Cool This is kind of a cool story I m pretty sure that not a Math Basics 6 lot of people think in terms of the differences in time zones and how different parts of the world are experiencing all the different parts of the day at any given moment Text 3 starsIllustrations 3 starsNonfiction picture book about time zones Describes various activities taking place in cities around the world according to what time it is there Reader is oriented by the constant time of 600 AM in San Francisco The statescountries are not indicated for the cities mentioned within the text with the single exception of Lahore Pakistan There is a time zone map at the back of the book which includes stars for theocations discussed continents are abeled but not countries The time #zone map contains straight ines for the time zone demarcations but those boundaries are actually rather #map contains straight The First Ghost lines for the time zone demarcations but those boundaries are actually rather A very brief explanation of time zones appears under the map I read this to my young children the oldest of whom is uite fond of clocks and the concept of time I actually don t know whether they could follow the idea of time zones but we did follow it up with a flashlight and globe session which they enjoyed I think this book is sneakily educational teaching not only time zones but also the seasonal difference between the northern and southern hemispheres the continents and aittle bit about other cultures We may read this one again ater maybe ots times over years I Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!: 4 Keys to Unlock Your Business Potential like the concept of this book It introduces children to time zones Iike how they show children in each place around the world When children read this book they realize that there are children all over the world It introduces it in a simple way by referring back to the time it was in one place each time it introduces a new plac. The night Poetic anguage and charming vignettes simplify the concept of time zones by providing glimpses into the everyday ives of children around the worl. Arg Concept books They re dangerous dealings A concept book is meant to have a single purpose to inform If they amuse that s nice but it s not why they were invented And because you need a good author to make a basic concept easy and understandable to kids a Humanism lot of topics go unanswered onibrary and bookstore shelves Until this moment in time if someone had walked up to my reference desk and asked Do you have a good easy concept book about time zones they would have gotten a front row seat to the show that is my gaping fish Smokin' Hot like mouth As it happens even adults don t have many books to choose from when it comes to discussing that particular topic It s just a concept that doesn t get a wholeot of play even though parents traveling with children or who have family far away need a way of explaining to their kids why time isn t the same time all around the world Cynthi This story profiles 10 different places around the world highlighting different time zones and different cultures The author Omololu gives readers a glimpse into global cultures and ifestyles all while teaching "about time While the book definitely has multicultural themes relating to geography raceethnicity religion "time zones While the book definitely has multicultural relating to geography raceethnicity religion etc the author intentionally draws upon humanizing characteristics of the global characters presented in the book Omololu presents diversity in a not so foreign way making different cultures and ifestyles accessible and acceptable for ack of a better word for children The illustrations back up mirror such diversity including the use of darker skin toned characters in seemingly predominantly white countries ie AustraliaI would reccommend this book for any and all Children The Educational Aspect Of The educational aspect of book might be good for children aged 4 8 as they are earning to tell time Very well done book about that most difficult of concepts time zones Also includes cultural details about the daily ife of children in cities in each of the zones Becky Teen LibrarianReserve a ibrary copy When it s six am in San Francisco what time is it in Montr al What about London or Lahore A young San Franciscan named Jared is just getting up in this engaging exploration of time zones but other children in other. A Wanton Nights lyrical multicultural picture book that introduces the concept of time zonesAs oneittle boy is eating breakfast in San Francisco another kid in London is. ,
Parts of the world are experiencing different part of the day Genevi #Ve In Montr Al #in Montr al am is a While My Soldier Serves littleate for school Oliver in London 2 pm is playing soccer Nkosi in Cape Town 4 pm is running errands for his mother Rashida in Lahore 7 pm is eating dal and so it goes across the world Each child is engaged in a different activity because each child at that moment is experiencing a different time of dayMore than just an informative book about the different time zones although it is that When It s Six O Clock in San Francisco is a celebration of the diverse children of the world effortlessly drawing the young reader s attention to the similarities and differences in young people s ives the world over The pen ink and acrylic illustrations by Randy DuBurke capture each moment whether it be the icy cold of a Beijing night or the warmth of an early morning in Honolulu All in all a very appealing title one I would recommend to any young readers interested in time differences and time zones I ove that this book starts with San Francisco s time zone and I earned something I thought Hawaii was 3 hours not just 2 hours earlier than San Francisco I guess most "of it is but not HonoluluThis is a fine book for teaching about time zones I ve always known about them "it is but not HonoluluThis is a fine book for teaching about time zones I ve always known about them east since I was five but I ve also always been interested in them This is a good book for kids who know about them and are fascinated and to try to explain time zones to kids who don t yet know about them or struggle to understand them I The Fiend Next Door love the accumulating clocks that appear on each page as the story goes around the world I was waiting for and thankfully got at the end a map that shows each time zone Seasons and the hemispheres are also briefly addressedThe book tries to be interesting by introducing children around the world and giving each a snippet of a story and it was a good choice to do that But for me even though I appreciated the inclusion of specific cultural information the stories were just okay Ditto the illustrations the pictures held my interest but it was the clocks and map I found most interestingI have another time zones non fiction book for children on reserve at theibrary It s so frustrating to. Playing football with his mates a girl in Harare is eating dinner with her family and another child in Sydney is calling for a drink of water in the middle of.