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Publication Date: 2011
The pink slippers on the wall catch her eye. "Those are the most beautiful shoes Ive seen in all my life." Down at the corner of Magnolia and Vine, youll find the shop of Shoebox Sam--where old shoes become like new again and anyone in need finds a friend. Delia and Jessie spend Saturdays with Shoebox Sam, helping him with customers, rich and poor. They learn about giving and caring, loving and sharing. Then one day, when a customer notices a prized pair of shoes, they uncover their greatest lesson of all.
Mary Brigid Barrett is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator. She is also president and executive director of the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance, and editor of the NCBLA publication Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out. She lives in Massachusetts.
Frank Morrison is a nationally acclaimed artist who received a 2010 Image Award. He is also the Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator of Jazzy Miz Mozetta by Brenda C. Roberts. Morrison lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his family. For additional information visit his website: www.morrisongraphics.com
Some stories are so basically Christian they dont need to have the point explained or Scripture poured into them. Shoebox Sam is one of these stories. Nationally acclaimed artist and winner of the Coretta Scott King award, Frank Morrison fills every page from side to side and top to bottom with color, motion, and enjoyment. Noted author and editor Mary Barrett obviously loved writing this story. Warmth, humor, great characterization, and satisfying plot resolution make Shoebox Sam unforgettable. This is a wonderful book for reading out loud, dramatizing, and individual enjoyment, as well as an adjunct to reading curriculum. Your school, church, and home library needs this book! Donna Eggett, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com
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