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Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed (edition 2002)

by Emily Pearson, Fumi Kosaka (Illustrator)

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A young girl's good deed is multiplied as it is passed on by those who have been touched by the kindesss of others.
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Title:Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed
Authors:Emily Pearson
Other authors:Fumi Kosaka (Illustrator)
Info:Gibbs Smith (2002), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 32 pages
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Mary is an ordinary girl but her one act of kindness results in a chain of extraordinarily kind events. This is one of the cutest/sweetest books I have ever read. The characters are diverse and representative of real life; from a boy in a wheelchair, to a homeless woman, to a young Muslim girl, this book shows that kindness knows no bounds and how one simple act of kindness can change the world. I absolutely loved it. I will read this book to every class I have regardless of age. ( )
  SophiaLCastillo | Apr 24, 2020 |
This book is about a girl named Mary. She does one kind deed and starts a chain of kindness. She picked blueberries and gave them to her neighbor, Mrs. Bishop. Mrs. Bishop made blueberry muffins and gave them to five people. One of those people was her paperboy who continued the chain by doing a kind deed for five other people. The story continues as the readers follow who is given kindness and who passes it on. The characters portray many people of different ages, cultures, genders, and background, such as homelessness.
I this book presents a positive message for children of how they can do kind deeds in small ways.
  edalton | Dec 3, 2018 |
A young girl's good deed is multiplied as it is passed on by those who have been touched by the kindesss of others.
  reassist | Nov 16, 2018 |
This is a great book to teach students about the importance of doing good deeds and being kind to one another. It also has an underlying mathmatical lesson. ( )
  darbyhunter1 | Oct 22, 2018 |
Mary is just an ordinary girl who with one small deed changes the world. Mary picks some blueberries from a vacant field and leaves them as a gift on her neighbors porch. That neighbor uses the berries to bake muffins who she passes along to five other people. The kindness continues five people at a time and spreads around the world as people do a variety of good, kind deeds to friends and strangers they encounter. ( )
  jumartin | Jul 25, 2018 |
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