The One Thing You'd Save

The One Thing You'd Save

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If your house were on fire, what one thing would you save? Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park explores different answers to this provocative question in linked poems that capture the diverse voices of a middle school class. Illustrated with black-and-white art.

When a teacher asks her class what one thing they would save in an emergency, some students know the answer right away. Others come to their decisions more slowly. And some change their minds when they hear their classmates’ responses. A lively dialog ignites as the students discover unexpected facets of one another—and themselves. With her ear for authentic dialog and knowledge of tweens’ priorities and emotions, Linda Sue Park brings the varied voices of an inclusive classroom to life through carefully honed, engaging, and instantly accessible verse.

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780358526018

  • ISBN-10: 0358526019

  • Pages: 72

  • Price: $9.99

  • Publication Date: 03/16/2021

  • Carton Quantity: 1

  • Age(s): 8,9,10,11,12

  • Grade(s): 3-7

Linda Sue Park
Author

Linda Sue Park

Linda Sue Park is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning A Single Shard, the best-seller A Long Walk to Water, and the highly-praised novel Prairie Lotus. She has also written several acclaimed picture books and serves on the advisory board of We Need Diverse Books. She lives in Rochester, New York, with her family. www.lindasuepark.com, Twitter: @LindaSuePark
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Robert Sae-Heng
Illustrator

Robert Sae-Heng

Robert Sae-Heng is an illustrator and teacher who lives in London. www.robertsae-heng.co.uk, Twitter: @robertsaeheng, Instagram: @robertsaeheng
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Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780358526018

  • ISBN-10: 0358526019

  • Pages: 72

  • Price: $9.99

  • Publication Date: 03/16/2021

  • Carton Quantity: 1

  • Age(s): 8,9,10,11,12

  • Grade(s): 3-7

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