Donavan's Word Jar

by Monalisa DeGross and Cheryl Hanna

Third grader Donavan Allen collects words like other kids collect trading cards.... read more

Third grader Donavan Allen collects words like other kids collect trading cards. When his word jar becomes filled to the brim with the slips of paper on which the words he's collected and memorized are written, Donavan has a problem. What should he do with all of them? Donavan's search for the perfect solution is at the center of this story featuring his loving, supportive African-American family. A perfect read-aloud! (Ages 7-10)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1994

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