Because they do not abide by the rules written by the adults around them, three children are judged unable to handle their freedom and forced to live ...Show synopsisBecause they do not abide by the rules written by the adults around them, three children are judged unable to handle their freedom and forced to live in a box with three locks on the door.Hide synopsis
The Big Box (Hyperion Books) – Trade paperback (2002)
Toni Morrison, Slade Morrison
Trade paperback, Hyperion Books 2002
ISBN: 0786812915 ISBN-13: 9780786812912
In her first illustrated book for children, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison and her son introduce three feisty children who show grown-ups what it really means to be a kid.In her first illustrated book for children, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison and her son introduce three feisty children who show grown-ups what it really means to be a kid.Hide
Description:This is a ex library book, stickers and markings accordingly....This is a ex library book, stickers and markings accordingly. This book is in standard used condition, and may have minor shelf wear and/or minimal amounts of writing or highlighting. It is still a good reading copy. Big Hearted Books guarantees to process your order within 1 business day, offers expedited shipping, and no hassle returns. By purchasing this item, you are helping raise much needed funds for our charitable partners throughout New England. Big Hearted Books is sharing the love of books one book at a time!
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Although on the surface, ?The Big Box? may appear to be a story about three children who had misbehaved and were sent to their rooms without dinner, it is really much more a book to inspire deep thought about our society and how children are being raised, controlled and discarded. It demonstrates how blatant consumerism and products attempt to substitute for love, attention and real life experiences. This is a great book to promote a deep critical discussion among teachers, parents and the youth themselves that can begin to pose serious questions and construct new alternatives. The book brings into question the concept of ?freedom? and what it means to be free and who is in fact free. The reader must consider how often this society ignores the real needs of its youth and why so many young people are being criminalized and incarcerated? What can we all do to change this? What does the "Big Box" represent for each of us?
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