Cleversticks

Cleversticks

by Bernard Ashley, Derek Brazell
     
 

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Illus. in full color. Ling Sung dreads going to school. There are too many things the other kids can do that he can't. When he discovers everyone admires his ability to use chopsticks, Ling Sung is empowered.See more details below

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Illus. in full color. Ling Sung dreads going to school. There are too many things the other kids can do that he can't. When he discovers everyone admires his ability to use chopsticks, Ling Sung is empowered.

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"Ashley's point, that all children are good at something, is well made and should be reassuring to young listeners. Brazell's colorful mixed-media illustrations reflect an urban environment with a fully international cast of characters. A good choice for children just starting school—appropriate for classroom story hours or for parent/child sharing."—Booklist.
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
A Chinese American boy realizes his know-how with chopsticks is a special skill; lessons on eating with chopsticks are lagniappe. Ages 3-6. (Sept.)
Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Ling Sung is despondent. He can't do the simple things like tying his shoes or writing his name that seems to come so easily to the other kids in his class. Ling Sung longs for one special talent that his classmates will admire-and much to his surprise, finds it in his skill with chopsticks! 1995 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517883327
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
11/28/2014
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
412,140
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 10.23(h) x 0.11(d)
Lexile:
AD370L (what's this?)
Age Range:
3 - 7 Years

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