"Although some spreads are text-heavy, it's a great choice for classrooms interested in learning about philanthropy, or for any group of children who needs reassurance that yes, they can make a difference. (Picture book. 6-10)"
Schrock, a former teacher and now a senior advisor to Heifer International, piggybacks on Page McBrier's Beatrice's Goat (2001) and imagines what some ordinary fifth graders might do when they hear it. Mrs. Rowell has no way of knowing that her rainy-day read-aloud would cause such a stir.
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