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Watch Out For Flying Kids! How Two Circuses, Two Countries, And Nine Kids Confront Conflict And Build Community

ISBN-10: 156145821X
ISBN-13: 9781561458219
Author: Levinson, Cynthia
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers

Publication Date: August 2015

Copyright: 2015

Page Count: 224

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Interest Level

Grades 5-9

Reading Level

Guided Reading: Z
Lexile: 930L
Accelerated Reader Level: 6.8
Accelerated Reader Points: 10.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Performing Arts / Circus

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Friendship

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance

The author of We?ve Got a Job explores the world of youth social circus?a movement that brings kids from different worlds together to perform remarkable acts on a professional level. Levinson follows the participants of two specific circuses that also work together periodically: Circus Harmony, in St. Louis, whose participants are inner-city and suburban kids, and Circus Galilee in Israel, whose participants and Jews and Arabs. As the kids? relationships evolve over time, the members learn how to overcome assumptions, animosity, and obstacles both physical and personal.
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