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What Is Given from the Heart
Contributor(s): McKissack, Patricia C. (Author), Harrison, April (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0375836152     ISBN-13: 9780375836152
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2019
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Homelessness & Poverty
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Values & Virtues
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2006030981
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 660 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.5" H x 8.8" W x 11.2" (0.97 lbs) 40 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: School Library Journal 02/01/2019 pg. 44
Kirkus Reviews 10/01/2018 pg. 110
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 12/01/2018
Booklist 11/01/2018 pg. 61
Publishers Weekly 10/29/2018
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2019 pg. 80
Shelf Awareness 01/15/2019
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 117897
Reading Level: 3.3   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:

This final, magnificent picture book from three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author Patricia McKissack is a poignant and uplifting celebration of the joy of giving.

Misery loves company, Mama says to James Otis. It's been a rough couple of months for them, but Mama says as long as they have their health and strength, they're blessed. One Sunday before Valentine's Day, Reverend Dennis makes an announcement during the service-- the Temples have lost everything in a fire, and the church is collecting anything that might be useful to them. James thinks hard about what he can add to the Temple's love box, but what does he have worth giving? With her extraordinary gift for storytelling, McKissack--with stunning illustrations by Harrison--delivers a touching, powerful tale of compassion and reminds us all that what is given from the heart, reaches the heart.

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