La Nevera De Maddi (Maddi's Fridge)

ISBN-10: 1936261979
ISBN-13: 9781936261970
Author: Brandt, Lois
Illustrated by: Vogel, Vin
Interest Level: K-2
Publisher: Flashlight Press

Publication Date: April 2018

Copyright: 2014

Page Count: 32

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Interest Level

Grades K-2

Reading Level

Lexile: AD510L

Booksource Subjects

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship

With humor and warmth, this children's picture book raises awareness about poverty and hunger. Best friends Sofia and Maddi live in the same neighborhood, go to the same school, and play in the same park, but whileSofia's fridge at home is full of nutritious food, the fridge at Maddi's house is empty.Sofialearns that Maddi's family doesn't have enough money to fill their fridge and promises Maddi she'll keep this discovery a secret. But becauseSofiawants to help her friend, she's faced with a difficult decision: to keep her promise or tell her parents about Maddi's empty fridge. Filled with colorful artwork, this storybook addresses issues of poverty with honesty and sensitivity while instilling important lessons in friendship, empathy, trust, and helping others. A call to action section, with six effective ways for children to help fight hunger and information on anti-hunger groups, is also included.
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