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ERIC Number: EJ465106
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0045-6713
"The Butter Battle Book": Engaging Children's Thoughts of War.
Barone, Diane
Children's Literature in Education, v24 n2 p123-35 Jun 1993
Discusses how "The Butter Battle Book" by Dr. Seuss can be used to introduce the moral issue of war to young children. Studies the written responses of 1,187 children in grades kindergarten to 6 to the story. Notes that only the fourth- through sixth-grade students (who felt themselves beyond Dr. Seuss) understood the allegorical nature of the story. (HB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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