Courtney's Birthday Party by Loretta Long, Ron Garnett PDF

By Loretta Long, Ron Garnett

ISBN-10: 0940975831

ISBN-13: 9780940975835

ISBN-10: 159019151X

ISBN-13: 9781590191514

Courtney is particularly excited. Her 7th birthday is barely a number of days away, and her mom has deliberate a different celebration. All of Courtney's classmates might be invited, together with Courtney's ally, Dejana. Courtney and Dejana were most sensible neighbors for a very long time. They journey the bus to varsity jointly; they take a seat subsequent to one another in school. It hasn't ever mattered to them that one is white and one is black. Dejana is happy, too. within the days prime as much as the get together, she works demanding at numerous bizarre jobs so she will purchase a different reward to provide to her good friend. but if the invites to the occasion are handed out, Dejana does not obtain one. Courtney's mom does not wish Dejana to wait. either Dejana and Courtney are devastated. yet friendship wins the day whilst Courtney's choice forces her mom to alter her brain. In attractive prose, actress and educator Loretta lengthy exhibits that loyalty and resolution can triumph over racial prejudice and lack of knowledge.

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She was Director of Sesame Street Research for fourteen years where she won five Emmy Awards. She is also the mother of three sons.

She was Director of Sesame Street Research for fourteen years where she won five Emmy Awards. She is also the mother of three sons.

She earned a doctorate in education from the University of Massachussetts. This is her first picture book. She lives in West New York, NJ. This is his first picture book published by Just Us Books. Ron lives in Kansas City, MO. AFTERWORD BY Valeria O. D. Friendships are very important to children. They allow children to enjoy special interests and they can provide safe places for children to develop skills, like sharing, loyalty and honesty. In this compelling book, Dr. Loretta Long shows how two best friends, one black and one white, face the pain caused by a parent who fails to acknowledge and respect their friendship.

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