or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Tell the Publisher!
Id like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Tommy and the T-tops: Helping Children Overcome Prejudice (Let's Talk) [Paperback]

Frederick Alimonti , Ann Tedesco , John Hazard

RRP: 5.99
Price: 5.47 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over 10. Details
You Save: 0.52 (9%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 weeks.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Book Description

18 Jun 2009 Let's Talk
Important issues of discrimination, prejudice, and tolerance are explored in this strikingly illustrated book about Tommy the triceratops. When Tommy and his friends chase new arrivals from their watering hole because they look different, their herd leader Alexander suggests a kinder approach. Soon, Tommy tries to repair the situation -- but finds himself cornered by a hungry T-Rex! An unexpected hero comes to the rescue, teaching Tommy that he must value people not by appearance but by their character.

Product details

  • Paperback: 48 pages
  • Publisher: New Horizon Press Publishers Inc.,U.S. (18 Jun 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0882823051
  • ISBN-13: 978-0882823058
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 17 x 1 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,661,267 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Sell a Digital Version of This Book in the Kindle Store

If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can sell a digital version of it in our Kindle Store. Learn more

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.co.uk.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 5.0 out of 5 stars  5 reviews
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Third Graders Loved Tommy! 25 Oct 2009
By A. Davies - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
My third grade students were entranced with Tommy's adventure. Tommy's quest to find the truth leads him to discover that goodness and caring resides in non-green dinosaurs. This story is the springboard for my students' exploration of prejudice and understanding of tolerance. My students' conversations around the story were lengthy and intense, so much so, that we needed two sessions at the rug to finish reading Tommy and the T-Tops. Tommy is definitely a hero that third graders understand and love.
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars author and book are fabulous 5 Aug 2009
By Naomi Goldsmith - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Not only is the book powerful and interesting (for kids and adults), the author is equally as interesting! I met him at Coffee Labs in Tarrytown this weekend and he is seriously vested in peace in the world. Very inspiring. P.S. the tips at the end for parents to discuss concepts is amazing!!!
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Educational and Engaging! 3 Aug 2009
By Kathryn Chandler - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
This is a wonderful book! Rick Alimonti has taken a difficult yet familiar problem, and made it understandable and accessible for his young readers. (Not to mention enjoyable!) I highly recommend it!
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Thumbs Way Up! 23 July 2009
By Tracey Spencer Walsh - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
I highly recommendTommy and the T-Tops! This book makes understanding tolerance an easy concept for children. Using dinosaurs to teach children that you can't judge a person by their appearance helps simplify the concept. The dinosaurs serve as models of typical behavior of people who assume that others who "look" different are bad or are people who should be shunned, then, who learn the important lesson that there is much more to a person (or dinosaur) than meets the eye. Tommy and the T-Tops serves as a helpful learning tool to help children with developing their executive function (exercising judgment). This book is great for bedtime reading and in the classroom to help teachers help the children develop understanding, empathy, and judgment.
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A GREAT LEARNING TOOL 9 July 2009
By Melody Mitrione - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
This is an excellent book to teach as well as explaining differences to children.A great learning tool to relate in a child's view about prejudice. Easy and enjoyable to read over and over again. A must buy!
Were these reviews helpful?   Let us know

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback