I know a Lady
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I know a Lady

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Sally describes a loving and lovable old lady in her neighborhood who grows flowers, waves to children when they pass her house, and bakes cookies for them at Christmas.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published September 1st 1984 by Greenwillow Books (first published 1984)
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Wendy
Loved this book!!! What a sweet sentiment and I love the colorful pictures!
Shirleen
I want to be like this old lady!
Martha
So sweet!
Lita
This book would be an excellent resource for teaching about seasons and different things that go along with the different seasons. In the story, the old lady gives her neighbor different flowers for each season. In some seasons, she bakes goodies for the narrator of the story. It has great pictures that show how the outside scenery changes with each passing season.
Angela
Discusses the kindness of neighbors and how we can pass along the value of hospitality. I did this for 2 nursing homes and gave out a flower stem to each resident with the story. It was very well received. Small number of words per page, good for memory care units. Also good for teaching children.
Danielle
Sweet portrait of a single older lady and how she befriends the kids on her street. I love this positive image of seniors, of singles, of intergenerational connections.
pati
I would really like to know this lady! She is sweet and kind!
Katie
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Charlotte Zolotow (born Charlotte Gertrude Shapiro) was an American author, poet, editor, and publisher of many books for children.
She was published by more than 20 different houses (many of which she has outlasted). She was an editor, and later publisher, at Harper & Row, which was called Harper & Brothers when she began to work there and is now known as HarperCollins.
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