Friday, July 27, 2018

Papa Gave Me a Stick (Janice Levy)

This story reminds me of the story, What Mary Did. It's about the domino effect of kind acts.

Goodreads says:
When Antonio sees the members of the Mariachi band play, he wants nothing more than a guitar of his own. But guitars cost money, explains his father, who hands Antonio a stick instead. Confused and upset, Antonio resentfully accepts his father’s gift. He heads off, unknowingly starting a chain of exchanges that may, miraculously, earn him what he wants most. Filled with plenty of Spanish vocabulary for young readers, Papa Gave Me a Stick is a vibrant story about the virtues and rewards of kindness. 

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