Red

By DE KINDER, Jan

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ISBN
9780802854469
Publisher
Eerdmans


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2015  |  Preschool to Grade 4

K-Gr 2—Originally from Belgium, this quiet yet powerful book addresses bullying. When a little girl notices her classmate blushing, her initial amusement turns to regret as a wink, a grin, and a laugh to the others make things much worse. Though Tommy repeatedly asks to be left alone, the children, especially Paul, continue to laugh and jeer at him. "Paul stares at me. 'Got something to say?' he gives Tommy a push. I shrug my shoulders and bite my lip. I don't ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2015

Equal parts bullying and redemption, this to-the-point tale gives that most maligned of children’s book features -- didacticism -- a good name. It all starts innocuously enough: the narrator points at her classmate Tommy’s cheeks and says, “You’re blushing…’” But the ensuing wordless spread, featuring chaotic red splotches that accent the spreading crimson spot on the boy’s one visible cheek, speaks volumes about Tommy’s humiliation at be...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

In this thoughtful Belgian import, the narrator innocuously points out her classmate's blushing cheeks, but the ensuing wordless spread captures T...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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