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What is given from the heart

by McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 32 Libraries 32 of 40 copies
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Andrew Bayne Memorial Library Picture Book E MCKI
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Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB McKISSACK Pat
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Braddock Carnegie Library Picture Books P FAMILY MCK
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Brentwood Library Easy E McKissack
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C.C. Mellor Memorial Library Picture Books E McK
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CLP - Allegheny Regional Children's Picture Books qj FICTION McKissack
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CLP - Beechview Children's Picture Books qj FICTION McKissack
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CLP - Brookline Children's Picture Books qj FICTION McKissack
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CLP - East Liberty Children's Picture Books qj FICTION McKissack
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CLP - Hazelwood Children's Picture Books qj FICTION McKissack
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CLP - Lawrenceville Children's Picture Books qj FICTION McKissack
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Picture Books qj FICTION McKissack
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CLP - South Side Children's Picture Books qj FICTION McKissack
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CLP - West End Children's Picture Books qj FICTION McKissack
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CLP - Woods Run Children's Picture Books qj FICTION McKissack
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Clairton Public Library Picture Books PB M
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library Childrens' Room E MCK
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Crafton Public Library Juvenile - Picture Books PICT F MCKISSAC 2019 CRAFTON 2/20
Location  Crafton Public Library
 
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F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library Picture Books JUV PIC MCK
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Green Tree Public Library Children's Easy E EMO MCK
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Easy Fiction E FIC MCK
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Millvale Community Library CHF MCK
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Picture Books j Ea MCKISSACK Pat
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Northland Public Library Children's Picture Books J PIC MCKISSACK HOL
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Picture Books
 
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Oakmont Carnegie Library Easy Fiction E MCK
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Picture Book Juv Pict McKis
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Plum Community Library Easy Reader E FIC MCK
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Scott Township Library Picture Books E MCKISS
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Picture Books J E MCK
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Western Allegheny Community Library Picture Book JP PIC MCKISSACK
Location  Western Allegheny Community Library
 
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Whitehall Public Library Picture Books PIC McKissack
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Collection  Picture Books
 
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Wilkinsburg Public Library Picture Books E MCK EMOTIONS
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Dormont Public Library Social IN PROCESSING
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Summary
CORETTA SCOTT KING - JOHN STEPTOE ILLUSTRATOR AWARD FOR NEW TALENT WINNER

This final, magnificent picture book from three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author Patricia McKissack is a poignant and uplifting celebration of the joy of giving.

"Misery loves company," Mama says to James Otis. It's been a rough couple of months for them, but Mama says as long as they have their health and strength, they're blessed. One Sunday before Valentine's Day, Reverend Dennis makes an announcement during the service-- the Temples have lost everything in a fire, and the church is collecting anything that might be useful to them. James thinks hard about what he can add to the Temple's "love box," but what does he have worth giving? With her extraordinary gift for storytelling, McKissack--with stunning illustrations by Harrison--delivers a touching, powerful tale of compassion and reminds us all that what is given from the heart, reaches the heart.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "In the months following the death of his father, life is hard for young James Otis and Mama. Still, when Reverend Dennis requests donations for a family that has lost everything to fire, Mama is the first to respond, sewing an apron from her best tablecloth. James Otis has a harder time deciding what to give, but finally settles on an illustrated book of his own creation. This posthumous offering from award winner McKissack (Who Will Bell the Cat?, 2018) recounts a heartfelt story demonstrating that joyful giving can have many rewards. Harrison's mixed-media and collage artwork portrays a close-knit, African American community, where fancy possessions are in short supply, but love and caring abound. Using folk-style illustrations and favoring earth tones, Harrison utilizes mottled backgrounds and colorfully collaged pieces to depict the characters' clothing. The faces are particularly expressive, conveying a full range of emotions. Appropriate for one-on-one sharing and story hours alike, this is a moving story that attests to life's most important values.--Kay Weisman Copyright 2018 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "James Otis and his mother don't have much. Daddy died last April-he didn't even "have a suit to be buried in" -the family farm is gone, and the two of them now live in a "run-down shotgun house" that floods when it rains. But when their pastor asks the congregation to help a family who lost everything in a fire, Mama does her part, sewing an apron made from her cherished white tablecloth, and she expects James to find "a li'l bit of something" for the girl, Sarah. "What is given from the heart reaches the heart," Mama says, echoing the pastor's words. After much thought, James Otis creates a book for and about Sarah herself-a gift the girl presses to her heart. This final book by the late McKissack (Let's Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout) showcases the legendary author's signature lyricism in full force and receives a stunning, aesthetically ambitious interpretation by Harrison, a fine artist making her picture book debut. Flattened perspectives lend her characters quiet stature and communal strength, and elaborately textured colors exude translucence and light, almost as if these mixed-media images were created from stained glass. Ages 4-8. Author's agent: Elizabeth Harding, Curtis Brown. (Jan.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Christian life -- Juvenile fiction.
Charity -- Juvenile fiction.
Poverty -- Juvenile fiction.
Christian life -- Fiction.
Charity -- Fiction.
Poverty -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :2019
Edition First edition.
Contributors Harrison, April, illustrator.
Language English
Awards Coretta Scott King John Steptoe Award for New Talent, illustrator, 2020
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
ISBN 9780375836152
0375836152
9780375936159
0375936157
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