traveling via books wandering around
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the journey here traveling via books wandering around
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planning the stops

 

the adjustments

what project starts and ends exactly as you started? few. there are usually some tweaks and adjustments along the way. so as i trek along, i will add thoughs of my tinkering here!
 

categorizing

as i look for books from different countries, how should i categorize a book under the specific country?

should it be by the original publisher -- if so, how do i know where and who the original publication was with? should it be by the nationalilty of the author or the illustrator -- if so, what if the author or illustrator is a mixture of different nationalities or what if the parents are a certain nationality but s/he was born in yet a different country ... does that country count? what if the book was written for a "tourist" audience instead of their native children and how would i know? then again, wouldn't that also apply for US books that is trying to share the culture of an immigrant family? it's a bit confusing to nail down one right answer.

so my decision is that i'll take it one book at a time. part of my goal is for my child and i to learn about different cultures around the world. so i'll do what i can to find variety and take it from there!

 
 
 

listing the countries

 
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