Fiction Books What is Given from the Heart (19)

What is Given from the Heart (19)

What is Given from the Heart (19)
Item No. 1448
ISBN-13 978-0-375-83615-2
Subject Fiction Picture Book Compassion Values Morals
Format Hardcover
# of Pages 32
Size 8 3/4" x 9 3/4"
Author McKissack, Patricia C.
Reading Interest PreK,K,1,2,3
Series Singles and Picture Books
Publisher Penguin Random House LLC
Date Published 2019
Reviews / Awards Noted YES
 
$17.99
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PRAISE
“A sweet story, one of the legendary McKissack’s last, enhanced by delectable art from a prodigious new talent.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“This final book by the late McKissack (Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout) showcases the legendary author’s signature lyricism in full force and receives a stunning, aesthetically ambitious interpretation by Harrison, a fine artist making her picture book debut.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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.