Uri Shulevitz's recent picture book, "How I Learned Geography," is a complex book.  Shulevitz tells, in picture book form, about his own life story.  In the actual book, he keeps the narrative on a level that even the youngest readers or listeners could understand.  His illustrations of his family leaving their war-torn home, arriving in a dusty new village, and living in relative poverty clearly show how large a disruption this move has been for young Uri.  Wonderful too are the images of Ur...
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