The New Kituwah Academy is currently working on a solution to a problem. Children are learning to read in the Cherokee language. That is a wonderful thing, but it does create a problem. As their reading levels increase, they need books to read and there aren’t many.
The school needs chapter books.
So, they’re making their own.
“I chose Charlotte’s Web to be the first children’s chapter book to be translated because it is a well-written and illustrated classic,” said Bo Lossiah, curriculum specialist at the Academy. “It is a book for all age groups that speaks to us about discrimination, kindness, the natural process of death and friendship.” ...Read the full article