Monday, November 28, 2011

Estie the Mensch by Jane Kohuth - ADVISABLE

Kohuth, Jane  Estie the Mensch  Illustrated by Rosanne Litzinger.  Random House, 2011. $16.99.  PICTURE BOOK  Content-G.  Estie is a little girl that likes to act like different animals, which can cause some embarrassing social situations for her parents and grandmother.  Her adult family members ask her to “Act like a Mensch” which means to act like a person.  But it takes an outing with her grandma to the zoo with a friend for Estie to learn when it is okay to play and act like an animal and when it’s important to act like a person.  Cute illustrations and good moral.  Pre-K and El (K-3) ADVISABLE.  Reviewer, C. Peterson.

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