La balanza inclinada
Este es el reino de la balanza inclinada: Mientras el rey elige el terreno más frondoso para construir su castillo, el resto de los habitantes debe conformarse con lugares secos y sombríos; mientras el soberano y la corte llenan sus platos de comida deliciosa, el pueblo no tiene nada para comer…
This is the kingdom of tipped scales: While the king chooses the lushest land to build his castle, the rest of the inhabitants must settle for dry and shady places; While the sovereign and the court fill their plates with delicious food, the people have nothing to eat...
Author: Paulina Jara & Cristian Garrido
Reading Grade Level: 2ND - 3RD, 3RD - 4TH
Type of Spanish Book: Authentic
Type of Book: Picture
Fiction or Nonfiction: Fiction
Cover: Hard Cover
Year Published: 2021
"This story of a king who has a balance which he has used to divide the kingdom "equally," is a great illustration of inequality. The brave boy in the story confronts the king about the imbalance. It is a great read-aloud to spark discussion on inequalities and why and how they exist. Its message is profound but definitely accessible to elementary-age readers."