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Give a Goat
Ages 8-12
Illustrated by: Aileen Darragh
ISBN: 9780884483434
Price: $7.95
Published by: Tilbury House

Give a Goat

by Jan West Schrock
How can reading a picture book in one country make a difference to a family in need living thousands of miles away? And what does a goat have to do with it, anyway?

When Mrs. Rowell’s class is inspired by a rainy-day book to reach out with helping hands, wonderful things happen. Not the least of these wonderful things is a combined, enthusiastic effort by the entire class to reach a common goal.

In this true story readers will discover even the smallest good-will efforts are rewarded with positive results. Humorous illustrations show the philanthropic process from inspiration through brainstorming to getting down to work, collecting funds and celebrating success. Give a Goat is a template for adults and children who want to work together to experience the satisfaction of giving to others and making a difference in the world.

This book may inspire you, too. Making a change for the better is as easy as giving a goat!
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