Finding Treasure: A Collection of Collections

Finding Treasure: A Collection of Collections


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Clever poems tell the story of one inquisitive child's quest to start just the right collection to share at school.

While everyone else is excited about presenting their treasures, one creative elementary schooler is stressed about her class's show-and-tell assignment. How is she supposed to share her collection if she doesn't collect anything? Polling her parents, visiting with Granny and Grandpa, and searching for the secret behind her siblings' obsession with baseball cards, she discovers she does, in fact, have something to share: a collection of stories and poems!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580898751
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 09/17/2019
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 472,361
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Michelle Schaub is the author of Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers' Market, and her poems have appeared in And the Crowd Goes Wild, A Global Gathering of Sports Poems, and The Poetry Anthology for Celebrations. She has contributed poems to Highlights High Five, Ladybug magazine, and the SCBWI national bulletin. She is the author of This and That Sports and Vehicles of WWI.

Carmen Saldaña lives in Gijon, a little rainy city in the north of Spain. She is the illustrator of several books for children including Bunny Bear by Andrea Loney (Albert Whitman) and Bug Bear by Patricia Hegerty. She loves furry animals, birds, bugs, leaves, and everything related to nature, which is her main source of inspiration.

Read an Excerpt

My Collection Conundrum 

My teacher gave us homework that has me quite perplexed. 
He asked us all to bring to class something we collect. 
It seems that everyone BUT ME 
knows just the thing to share. 

"My jar of marbles."
"My favorite teddy bears."

I've emptied out my closet. 
I've searched beneath my bed. 
The random items I've unearthed don't share a common thread. 
I hope my friends and family can give me some direction. 

I'm trying not to panic—
but I need a good collection!

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