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Stone Soup - Cover
Stone Soup
Jon J. Muth, Scholastic Press, 2003
 
Three Buddhist monks journey along a mountain road in China trying to understand what makes one happy. They soon encounter frightened villagers who lock their windows and darken their homes. The villagers have long been ravaged by harsh times, and their hearts have grown hard towards everyone they meet. But when the monks decide to share the making of stone soup with them, the villagers discover how much they each have to give - and how much more comes back in return. Beautiful watercolors accompany this new version of the classic story.

Ages: Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Folk Tale
Identity Groups: Asian, Buddhist
Special Topics: Activism, Food, Cooking
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice, Imagination & Playfulness, Global Awareness