Tilt Your Head, Rosie the Red by Rosemary McCarneyTilt Your Head, Rosie the Red by Rosemary McCarney

Tilt Your Head, Rosie the Red

byRosemary McCarneyIllustratorYvonne Cathcart

Hardcover | April 7, 2015

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Arriving at school, Rosie is dismayed to see the kids on the playground taunting her classmate Fadimata, who is Muslim and wears a headscarf. Rosie comes up with a plan. Rosie has a red cape she likes to wear, so she asks Fadimata if she would turn the cape into a headscarf for her. Seeing the fun they are having, the other kids in their class don’t want to be left out. The next day they all show up with fabric and ask Fadimata to make them headscarves as well. The experience confirms Rosie's belief that if you tilt your head and look at things differently, you can see the world through someone else's eyes.
Rosemary McCarney is Canada's Ambassador to the United Nations and past President and CEO of Toronto-based Plan Canada, one of the largest international development agencies in Canada. After working with organizations like the World Bank and the UN, Rosemary moved to Plan Canada, where she spearheaded the Because I am a Girl movement....
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Title:Tilt Your Head, Rosie the RedFormat:HardcoverDimensions:24 pages, 8.75 × 8.9 × 0.42 inPublished:April 7, 2015Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927583594

ISBN - 13:9781927583593

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[The Rosie the Red] series presents examples of real life experiences our students face. It can be embedded throughout the curriculum. The messages are terrific and are suited to children of all ages... This could be used to develop a school wide anti-bullying initiative and a commitment to social justice. You can integrate social justice, language, arts, drama, health, music and more. The possibilities are endless. - ETFO Voice