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Kathryn Otoshi, author of the simple yet powerful social responsibility books One, Zero and, Two, has a gorgeous new book, that explores answers to the questions, “What will your beautiful hands do today?” Promoting imagination, creativity, and peaceful actions, this lovely new book, like Otoshi’s others, is sure to be a favourite read aloud. Great for launching a large scale art project.

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Lillian’s stomach is really bothering her as she anticipates doing show and tell at her new school. All the other kids have great toys to show, but when Lillian and her mom left home in a hurry because of her dad’s bad moods, Lillian wasn’t able to take anything to the shelter with her, except a set of magic beads.

Poignant and thought provoking. Powerful.

I read this book aloud to a grade 4/5 class. Many students connected with the story and shared their personal experiences.

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