Different Just like Me

Different Just like Me

by Lori Mitchell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570914904
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 07/01/2001
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 391,150
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Lori Mitchell has worked as a freelance designer, illustrator, and teacher ever since graduating with honors from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Lori has spent a lot of time traveling and learning about different cultures and people. She now lives in San Diego with her husband, Dean, and their daughter.

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Different Just like Me 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Jingjing on LibraryThing 10 months ago
Genre: Realistic FictionAge: Primary / Intermediate Media: Watercolor This story is told from the point of view of a little girl anticipating a visit to her grandmother on Friday. Everyday she waits and even when she actually meets her grandmother, she sees many different things, different people around her, but all of them are just like her of like the things she would do too.
aconant05 on LibraryThing 10 months ago
This is a book about a young girl noticing the differences and similarities between everyone she sees and herself. These differences are what make people special.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Focusing on the commonality of differences, rather than on differences themselves, is in line with what I teach my own kids, and fosters the notion of unity among people, regardless of appearances, behaviors or beliefs. Lori Mitchell's simple story and enchanting illustrations (realism meets folksy cartoons)serves as a necessary discussion-opener for all families. Every family should have a copy of this story for their young children.
Guest More than 1 year ago
When my daughter's classmates starting enquiring about 'her mommy's' skin disorder, this children's book came to my rescue. How often do you find a book that glorifies the remarkable things we have in common and praises the differences that make us unique. Every parent should own a copy of this book!