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THE GIVING BOOK: OPEN THE DOOR TO A LIFETIME OF GIVING

Author: Ellen Sabin

Illustrator: Kerren Barbas

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Publisher: Watering Can Press,

Material: hard cover

Summary: The Giving Book teaches children to not only learn about giving and the reasons why we give but allows them to participate by writing down their thoughts about giving. This is a workbook that helps children understand philanthropy.

Type of Reading: family reading, read aloud book, interactive reading

Recommended Age: read together: 6 to 13; read yourself: 10 to 13

Interest Level: 6 to 13

Age of Child: Read with 7-year-old child.

Young Reader Reaction: "I really liked everything about this book. Everything in this book helped me understand that you need to take care of the Earth and each other."

Adult Reader Reaction: This book is very nicely constructed. There is a lot of information in this book and would be good to read over a series of nights, not just one. It is very interactive and is a great tool for helping your child discover why giving to others is important and would make a great gift. What’s nice about this book is that it doesn’t just focus on monetary giving but the giving of one’s time and skills.

Pros: The book’s construction is top-notch and will survive handling. It is laid out in eye-catching designs that are sure to draw in children and there are just enough words on the page to keep a younger child’s attention. The story is very pertinent and could be used in conjunction with a giving program at school.

Cons: None.

Borrow or Buy: Buy. This book is great and would also make a great gift.

If You Liked This Book, Try: THE HERO BOOK: LEARNING LESSONS FROM THE PEOPLE YOU ADMIRE   MR. GEORGE AND THE RED HAT   THE BIGGEST AND BRIGHTEST LIGHT: A TRUE STORY OF THE HEART

Educational Themes: This is a very educational book that will help your child understand why we should give of our money, our time, and of ourselves.

Literary Categories: Nonfiction - picture book, philanthropy, interactive learning, guidebook

Date(s) Reviewed: November 2005

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