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There's a Skunk in My Bunk: Helping Children Learn Tolerance
     

There's a Skunk in My Bunk: Helping Children Learn Tolerance

by Joseph T. McCann, Thomas Gerlach (Illustrator)
 

When a young boy finds a shivering skunk snuggled in his bunk bed on a cold autumn night, he is horrified and orders the animal out of his house. After all, skunks are nasty, smelly creatures, right? Frightened, the skunk finds the courage to stand his ground, defending himself and others like him. As these two strangers come to know each other, the boy learns that

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When a young boy finds a shivering skunk snuggled in his bunk bed on a cold autumn night, he is horrified and orders the animal out of his house. After all, skunks are nasty, smelly creatures, right? Frightened, the skunk finds the courage to stand his ground, defending himself and others like him. As these two strangers come to know each other, the boy learns that he must think for himself and not prejudge others.

This appealingly illustrated, humorous tale with its important message of tolerance for others identifies — and discourages — stereotypic thinking in children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882822143
Publisher:
New Horizon Press
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Let's Talk Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
831,285
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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