A young boy is not allowed to have a pet because his family can't afford it. He finds a starving kitten the same day his father loses his job. This story explores the economic situation of a family and describes how the family members respond to tough times and job loss.
Dr. Seuss's powerful and poetic warning about the effects of "biggering" and mindless consumption. The story ends with a hopeful "unless...."
A non-profit publishing operation started by Milwaukee teachers in 1986. They publish a quarterly magazine, numerous books about curriculum and policy, and an on-line website. Go to their website (www.rethinkingschools.org) to request a free catalog or ca
This website has a variety of resources helpful to teachers and students, including short summaries of Wisconsin labor history, other labor-related internet links and several useful bibliographies of labor-oriented books well suited for children and high