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Rudi's Pond (2004)
by Eve Bunting
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0618486046, Paperback)
The young narrator's best friend, Rudi, is very sick, and it's hard for her to understand. When Rudi dies, the narrator and the other children in school help to build a pond by the big knobby oak to remember him by. A hummingbird feeder that Rudi made hangs by the pond, and one day a special hummingbird comes to visit. . . . Based on a true story, Rudi's Pond is an insightful book that will help young readers to deal with loss. Once again author Eve Bunting and illustrator Ronald Himler have combined their talents to create a memorable picture book.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 14 Apr 2011 11:17:38 -0400)
When a sick boy dies, his friends and classmates remember him by building a schoolyard pond in his memory.
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