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The Essay

The Essay
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Pages: 
32
Average: 5 (4 votes)
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Benjamin "Stubs" Stafford recalls his early years of overcoming a deformed leg and hand since birth. His classmates nickname him "Stubby" even as he works through the process of having a prosthesis. With the love and support of his family, he wins an essay contest that changes his life and the way his classmates look at him. A story of compassion and understanding, The Essay, will educate and encourage readers of all ages.What People SayWith the insight of an insider, Isabell Niland gives children an opportunity to explore their feelings about differences, bullies, and being bullied. The powerful message of overcoming obstacles and opinions permeates the pages of a book all children can find a part of themselves within. --Dee Blank, Elementary Supervisor, Allegany County Board of Education 

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Pages: 32
Reading Level: Advanced (9 to 13)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781882658336
Categories: Family & Friends, Growing Up, Self Esteem
Features: Illustrations, Chapters
Keywords: bullying, prosthesis, self esteem, fitting in, social skills
Date Added: May 30, 2015
Mom's Choice Award
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