One Good Deed

One Good Deed

Picture Book - 2015
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A young boy transforms his neighborhood by performing one good deed for his neighbor, which leads to a chain of kind and helpful actions.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Kar-Ben Publishing, [2015]
Branch Call Number: PICTURE BOOK FIE
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Melmon, Deborah - Illustrator
ISBN: 9781467734783


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List - Kindness Matters
SkokieStaff_YS Dec 11, 2018

One day Jake sees an opportunity to do a good deed for his neighbor. This one act sets off a chain of kindness that transforms his entire street. An engaging story about how kindness can be contagious and how big changes can come from one simple act. Back matter includes an explanation of the... Read More »

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VaughanPLDianeB Nov 04, 2017

This story is a wonderful illustration of how one good deed can lead to a ripple effect of good deeds. It provides a very good contrast to the story 'Each Kindness' by Jacqueline Woodson where good deeds are not acted upon. Both are effective springboards for character development discussions at the beginning of a school year.


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