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Zen shorts

Author: Jon J Muth
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways. "Michael," said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." To Addie he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes the boundaries of good and bad. And to Karl he demonstrates what it means to hold on to frustration. With graceful art and simple  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon J Muth
ISBN: 0439339111 9780439339117
OCLC Number: 53084041
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2006.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2006.
Children's award winner
Charlotte Zolotow Award Honor, 2006.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 540
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Uncle Ry and the moon --
The farmer's luck --
A heavy load.
Responsibility: by Jon J. Muth.
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When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways. "Michael," said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." To Addie he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes the boundaries of good and bad. And to Karl he demonstrates what it means to hold on to frustration. With graceful art and simple stories that are filled with love and enlightenment, the author and Stillwater the bear present three ancient Zen tales. Includes a factual note on Zen.

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