Thursday, May 3, 2012

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with PEQUENA THE BURRO Text-Only Version May 4,5,6 only FREE Kindle eBook

Kindle Text-Only Version

For the serious young reader – ages 6-9

This version of PEQUENA THE BURRO does not include the illustrations.  The text itself carries the story completely…no pictures necessary for the serious young reader.

This is a high level reading experience, and the quick turning pages of the Kindle keeps the story moving.

If the luminous illustrations are better for your needs, then please wait for PEQUENA THE BURRO Kindle FIRE Fully Illustrated Version (coming soon!)

·        Pequena the Burro         ASIN: B004A155AK
By Jami Parkison
PEQUEÑA THE BURRO


“I’m only a burro,” says Pequeña. “Useless as a broken toy. Common as a washrag.” With that moment of self-doubt our shaggy little heroine begins a journey of self-discovery that will speak to any child who has ever wondered, Who am I? Where did I come from? Where am I going?

Pequeña’s wise friend Sabio tells her about the strength, the steadfastness, and the capacity for hard work that were the burro’s important contributions to the building of Mexico, and Pequeña soon gets a change to call upon that heritage and to probe that being a burro is a great gift.

Mexico City is the setting for Jami Parkison’s inspiring story, and the heritage of that metropolis leaps from every colorful page. She presents a grand tour of Chapultepec Park – a cultural treasure from the time of the Aztec emperors – and creates a festive grand finale for Pequeña’s story at the Día de la Independencia parade in the historic heart of the capital city.

Pequeña will introduce children to the heritage of the burro and of Mexico and spark their curiosity about the “gold and silver shoes” of their own heritage.

MAKING THE CASE FOR CHARACTER EDUCATION

If you are tired of bullying, teasing, youth violence, gangs, vandalism, drug abuse, sexual misconduct…

If you are tired of the crisis with our older youth…

If you want to help make a difference one tiny step at a time…

Then these are the eBooks for your children ages 6-9. 

Read these stories  with your children and grandchildren, discuss the concepts and messages…

and know that you are part of the movement sweeping America to bring back our important values by restoring character education in our homes and schools. 

(signed) The Thoughtful Parent   

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