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26 Big Things Small Hands Do - Cover
26 Big Things Small Hands Do
Coleen Paratore, Free Spirit 2006
Small hands applaud. They explore the earth for treasures. They give gifts made with love. They help. They invite new friends to play. They open books and travel far. They plant. They recycle. They volunteer... and more. Go through the letters from A to Z and see what small hands do. This character-building alphabet book is full of ideas for making our world a better place.

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Non-Fiction, Alphabet
Identity Groups: Multi-racial Groups
Special Topics: Activism
Strands: Care & Love of Nature, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice