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5 Pennies to Spend

4.1  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
John has five pennies to spend on himself, but encounters some needy friends along the way.
Published 1955 by Simon and Schuster
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Judyw Winkleman
Nov 21, 2014 Judyw Winkleman rated it it was amazing
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This was one of the very first books I remember reading as a child. I think I loved the pictures as much as the story. I read it so much, I literally wore off the front cover. My father re-covered it with cardboard, and I drew my own illustration on the front.
I don't know what happened to that original book, however I recently purchased a copy. I still love the story AND pictures.
Jul 25, 2008 Rebecca rated it it was amazing
Though five pennies do not amount to as much these days, the ideals behind this book are the same.

The fact that John chooses to spend his money on his friends shows what a good heart he has. His friends needed the money more than he did. And as a reward, the man at the store gives him a lollipop.

Aug 31, 2012 Jay added it
I can not understand why this book is not reprinted
I loved this book
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