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

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ISBN: 0375936157     ISBN-13: 9780375936159
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books
OUR PRICE: $19.94  

Binding Type: Library Binding - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2019
* Out of Print *
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: 0.4" H x 8.5" W x 11.2" (0.88 lbs) 40 pages
Themes:
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 10/01/2018 pg. 110
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2019 pg. 80
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Superior,Well Above Average
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 500522
Reading Level: 3.6   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:
CORETTA SCOTT KING - JOHN STEPTOE ILLUSTRATOR AWARD FOR NEW TALENT WINNER

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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