Jamaica's Find (Reading Rainbow)
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Jamaica finds a stuffed dog at the playground and after taking him home without trying to find the owner discovers her conscience as well. Jamaica’s honest and appealing character inspired five more books, each about a childhood ethical dilemma.Jamaica’s Find celebrates its twentieth anniversary with this new edition featuring an author’s note in the paperback edition.
Excellent book to add to my First Grade collection Amazon Customer Excellent book to add to my First Grade collection. This series is wonderful as Read Alouds for teaching Realistic fiction, and how character feelings change throughout the story. I am very satisfied with the product and the seller.. Jamaica's Find A Customer A story that makes you feel the struggle of a little girl when she finds a stuffed toy and doesn't want to take it to the lost and found. Jamaica finds a hat and a stuffed dog at the playground. She returns the hat to the lost and found easily, but retains the dog bkz she likes it. After she gets home she starts feeling the tugs of guilt that maybe the dog belonged to another child who is missing it. The point of realization is quite poignant - she doesn't feel well or want to do anything bkz she is really thinking over what she should do with her conscience.. "Positive values, good lessons, cute story and illustrations" according to John Scott. Cute story with a nice lesson for children about returning things you find or that don't belong to you. You can ask the child after reading with them this story, what did you learn from this story? It can be the theme of a class assignment. It relates values associated with inter-racial frienship, cooperation, honesty and the happiness in giving. It teaches a child that they will find pleasure in doing the right thing. The illustrations are simple, but fit the motiff and theme. This is a book worth reading to young children in the classroom or at home. Good r
. From Publishers Weekly There are happy endings all around when Jamaica finds an old stuffed animal and has the satisfaction of returning it to the grateful owner. Ages 4-8. Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc