Thursday, December 29, 2016
Priceless Penny, by Lauren Kramer-Theuerkauf, earns the Literary Classics Seal of Approval
Penny, a pound puppy, anxiously awaits adoption day. She's so excited to find a family to love and take her home with them. But Penny soon learns that some of her traits make her undesirable in the eyes of those looking to adopt a dog that day. Penny had never thought of herself as being unattractive, but after hearing so many negative remarks she begins to wonder. Do her deformities make her ugly? And more importantly, will she ever find a forever home?
Lauren Kramer-Theuerkauf's Priceless Penny is a book that will speak to youngsters about acceptance and above all compassion. This book helps children understand that their words affect others and that everyone deserves to be loved. Illustrations by James Sell are expressive and full of whimsy, helping make this a book that children are sure to treasure. Priceless Penny is recommended for home and school libraries as well as for use in clinical settings.
LITERARY CLASSICS Book Awards & Reviews International Book Awards • Top Honors Youth Book Awards • Seal of Approval http://www.clcawards.org