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User Review  - WindyB - LibraryThing

This book is a bit heavy in content and may be hard to follow for some students, but it speaks to all cultures. The book does break down the worlds population into 100 people, which represents 71 ... Read full review

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

The most interesting page demonstrated our unequal distribution. It said that there is enough food to feed the entire village, but only 30 people have enough to eat all of the time (most "Westerners ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kate_Schulte078 - LibraryThing

This book would be good to use when talking about diversity or as introduction geography. I think students will like this book because it is eye opening to see how most of the world lives. Read full review

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User Review  - lbblackwell - LibraryThing

Do you know how many people live in Asia? How many people on Earth are under 30 years old? How many have electricity? David J. Smith simplifies these numbers as he turns the world of 6 billion people ... Read full review

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User Review  - SuPendleton - LibraryThing

This book helps breakdown the global population on a smaller, easily understood scale. The author makes it easier for students to understand the diversity of our planet and the daily struggles many ... Read full review

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User Review  - kami.hodgins - LibraryThing

Content: “If the World Were a Village” takes the world down to a small scale village of 100 people so that children (and adults) can better comprehend the demographics of our planet. The book goes ... Read full review

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

6.2 billion - the world's population at the time that this book was published - is a very large number. So large, in fact, that many children (not to mention adults!) might have difficulty really ... Read full review

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User Review  - annabelle5585 - LibraryThing

This informational read describes what a world village would be like if it were condensed down to 100 people, each representing a specific country/culture. I thought it was a neat idea and provided ... Read full review

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User Review  - manich01 - LibraryThing

A member of a noteworthy series of books that shrink the world to a village of a hundred, thereby helping readers understand their position in the world as compared to the other 99 percent ... Read full review

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User Review  - shelf-employed - LibraryThing

First published in 2002, If the World Were a Village, received a much-needed update this year. The colorfully-painted, folk-art illustrations haven't changed, but the statistics have been updated. As ... Read full review


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