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Yoko’s Paper Cranes

Yoko’s Paper Cranes by Rosemary Wells When Yoko was very young, she lived in Japan.  Her grandmother, Obaasan, showed her cranes in the pond at the end of her garden, and explained how the cranes left during the winter, but returned each year.  Yoko’s grandfather, Ojiisan, could fold paper into cranes – and frogs, and…

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The Dot

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds This is a wonderful story about a girl named Vashti and how she learns about her creative spirit. Vashti sits angrily in her art classroom after class staring at her blank piece of paper.  She thinks she is bad at art, that she can’t draw — so she hasn’t…

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