professornana (professornana) wrote,

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war, what is it good for? absolutely nothing!

I bought a 3 year subscription to XM radio for my car last year. With all my audiobook listening, I have not had the time to really explore all the stations. However, I do know where the 60s station is and listen to it as much as I can. I am a child (literally, a child) of the 60s. So, Alice Walker's book speaks volumes to me. The text is lyrical which is jarring when one considers what the text is telling us all about how war fails to consider the animals and the people and the landscape it destroys. This is one powerful piece of work; the illustrations by Stefano Vitale complete the images created by Walker's words. Use this perhaps with PATROL by Walter Dean Myers and MANNEKIN PIS by Radunsky.

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