Jamaica's Find   -     By: Juanita Havill
    Illustrated By: Anne Sibley O'Brien
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Jamaica's Find

Illustrated By: Anne Sibley O'Brien
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1987 / Paperback

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Jamaica finds a stuffed dog at the playground and after taking him home discovers her conscience as well. Winner of the 1987 Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award and A Reading Rainbow Selection. Ages 4-7.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 1987
Dimensions: 8 X 8 3/4 X 1/4 (inches)
ISBN: 0395453577
ISBN-13: 9780395453575
Ages: 4-8
Series: Jamaica

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Publisher's Description

Jamaica finds a stuffed dog at the playground and after taking him home without trying to find the owner discovers her conscience as well. Jamaica’s honest and appealing character inspired five more books, each about a childhood ethical dilemma.

Jamaica’s Find celebrates its twentieth anniversary with this new edition featuring an author’s note in the paperback edition.

Author Bio

Juanita Havill is the author of many picture books including six other stories about Jamaica. She and her husband have two grown children and currently reside in Arizona.
Anne Sibley O'Brien has illustrated more than twenty books for children, including the Jamaica stories. She has two grown children and lives with her husband and cat in Maine.

Publisher's Weekly

There are happy endings all around when Jamaica finds an old stuffed animal and has the satisfaction of returning it to the grateful owner. Ages 4-8. (October)

Editorial Reviews

"Children Jamaica's age, struggling with the concepts of right and wrong, will undoubtedly find Jamaica's moral dilemma of great interest." Publishers Weekly

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