The Dot

ISBN-10: 0763619612
ISBN-13: 9780763619619
Author: Reynolds, Peter H.
Illustrated by: Reynolds, Peter H.
Interest Level: K-4
Publisher: Candlewick Press

Publication Date: September 2003

Copyright: 2003

Page Count: 32


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Interest Level

Grades K-4

Reading Level

Guided Reading: L
Lexile: AD500L
Accelerated Reader Level: 1.9
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Self-confidence; Fiction

Self-confidence; Fiction

Self-confidence; Fiction

Description
Art class is over, but Vashti is sitting glued to her chair in front of a blank piece of paper. The words of her teacher are a gentle invitation to express herself. But Vashti can't draw - she's no artist. To prove her point, Vashti jabs at a blank sheet of paper to make an unremarkable and angry mark. "There!" she says. That one little dot marks the beginning of Vashti's journey of surprise and self-discovery. That special moment is the core of Peter H. Reynolds's delicate fable about the creative spirit in all of us.