[PDF] My Rows and Piles of Coins by Tololwa M. Mollel Download fileIt's important to make sure that your child has an understanding of key words in the book. Talking about words while reading is a great way for your child to learn new words. In the book, what does the word longed mean? How does your knowledge about the boy and the other sentences on this page help you understand this word? We can learn a lot about characters based on what they say, do, or think as they react to problems.
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My Rows and Piles of Coins
Set in a Tanzanian village in the early s, this compelling story is based on Young Saruni has always helped his parents in the marketplace and they have frequently rewarded him with a ten-cent piece. Cultural details come through both in E. His strong desire to earn his own money to save up for something special, however, will certainly strike a chord of recognition with children in the United States today. Images courtesy of publishers, organizations, and sometimes their Twitter handles. Skip to main content Skip to footer.
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Lewis ISBN: Summary: A Tanzanian boy saves his coins to buy a bicycle so that he can help his parents carry goods to market, but then he discovers that in spite of all he has saved, he still does not have enough money. Character Study: Contentment Saruni sees the "sparkling row" of bicycles-- "one of them was decorated all over with red and blue"-- that's the bicycle he wants. He works so hard to save his money week after week if you do the story problem in the math lesson-- it works out to 61 weeks-- that's over a year of saving coins! The bicycle he eventually receives from his dad was probably not sparkly or new. It doesn't look decorated at all. Does Saruni complain about the bike not being red and blue? Is he disappointed now that he has been given a used bike?
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