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Author: Jan West-Schrock (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Aileen Darragh (on JOMB)
Published: 2008 Tilbury House Publishers (on JOMB)
Friendly, conversational narrative and breezy humour-splashed illustrations take us from the book-triggered birth of the goat-giving idea, through brainstorming, planning, implementation, bookkeeping and celebration in this inspiring, true tale of fifth graders who decided to make a difference.
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You can learn more about books that help children see the power and possibility of relatively small, tangible gestures, by listening to (or reading) Andrea’s contribution to Vivian Vasquez’s CLIP Podcast, here.
HOTLINE VOICES: Daniel Johnson Jr. (blog and podcast) and his daughter, Keisha, help make it a great day by sharing one of their favourite books, Judy Blume‘s Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great.
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