Yard Sale

By BUNTING, Eve

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ISBN
9780763665425
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on January 1, 2015  |  Preschool to Grade 4

PreS-Gr 1—Opening on a yard full of items for sale, this picture book tackles the difficult discussion of transitioning to a smaller home or apartment. Callie, whose family is having the sale, watches as people slowly pick their way and prod through her family's items and memories. A particular heart-wrenching moment comes as a woman offers five dollars instead of 10 for a headboard because it is covered in crayon marks. Callie reflects, "I wish I ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on April 1, 2015

In this straightforward, heartfelt story, hard economic times mean that Callie and her parents must move from their house into a small apartment. "Small but nice," Callie's mother tells her. The family must sell many of its things to prepare for the move (hence the yard sale of the title), and Callie is bereft as she watches furniture and other items leave in strangers' hands. A neighborhood friend tries to comfort her, but their conv...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

In this heartfelt story, Callie and her parents must move from their house into an apartment. Callie is bereft at their yard...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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