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Each Kindness - Cover
Each Kindness
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, New York 2012
 
Chloe and her friends want nothing to do with Maya, the new girl who wears funny clothes and shoes that are old and broken. Maya tries to be friendly, but is rebuffed again and again. And one day, she is gone. When Chloe's teacher gives a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes the damage she has done. A gorgeously-illustrated and tenderly-written timely and powerful book.

Ages: Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Working Class, African American, White/Euro-American
Special Topics: Banned Books (Recent)
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Joy in Diversity, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice