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A First Book of Community Building

In this engaging nonfiction picture book, five young friends spend the day participating in activities designed to raise money for their local library. Along the way, they learn what it means to be a part of a community. A map opens the story with each of the places the children will be visiting. Parents and teachers will appreciate that the author stresses the roles of all community members. For ages 4-6.

Author: Scot Ritchie
Year of Publishing: 2015
Number of Pages: 32

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Reviews

  1. Alma D (verified owner)

    MY child enjoyed it, it was cute and brought attention to the community around us.

  2. eschloss (verified owner)

    I love that this book will encourage children to appreciate and participate in their community. The book provides excellent examples and definitions of what it means to be part of a community and explains it in a kid-friendly way.

  3. Julia Fox (verified owner)

    A great book to get kids thinking about their community. It’s educational, interactive, and fun!

  4. Amy Oland (verified owner)

    This is a wonderful book about being in a community. I love that it prompts the reader to engage with the book by asking questions and have the students really look at the page to see what all the kids are doing.

  5. palomich91 (verified owner)

    Such a great book describing all the different parts of a community! My littles loved it.

  6. Dianne Cain (verified owner)

    Spoke with so much fun it sparked so much conversation loved it!!

  7. MrsCastle (verified owner)

    What a great book to teach about communities and the people who help communities run safely and smoothly. I also like how there is a glossary at the end of the book. Lots of details in the illustrations!

  8. Chelsea Zerwekh (verified owner)

    Cute little book on living in community with others and working together.

  9. karencorban (verified owner)

    Absolutely LOVE this book!! a great way to talk about community and what it means. Great pictures too. I want to buy it for other littles in my life.

  10. SMohler (verified owner)

    This is a wonderful book that helps teach children about the world and the people around them. I appreciate that it encourages them to be an active member of their community and to understand how everyone plays a role.

  11. Lindsay (verified owner)

    Great book.

  12. jerrico (verified owner)

    This is a very sweet book about community building and helping!

  13. Lacey Kress (verified owner)

    lacey really enjoyed this book.

  14. 1130 (verified owner)

    This book is a great introduction to kids of what a community is like neighborhoods (parks, schools, apartments, etc), donating, businesses, places to meet up at, gas stations, community cleanups, murals, retirement homes, libraries, community gardens, sport games, community workers, shared hobbies, etc and has activities for children to do as well as a glossary to help teach children further of what community means. I think this is a great book to help teach young readers of what’s important.

  15. Faith (verified owner)

    Such an awesome book to teach about community and what resources/involvement looks like, as well as to encourage conversations with children around community

  16. pauljohnsonbend (verified owner)

    so important for kids to read and get involved in their community!

  17. landonhirz (verified owner)

    Great conversation starter about community!

  18. Taylor Davis (verified owner)

    Such a great book for kids and adults to read!

  19. [email protected] (verified owner)

    Great book! Bright, inviting illustrations and inclusive message.

  20. allison verdries (verified owner)

    Loved this book. Community members were diverse and story was told with sensitivity.

  21. Jennifer D (verified owner)

    I ordered this book to read to my grandchildren when they come to visit. Very nicely illustrated and a good conversation starter to talk about our community and our role in it.

  22. lstruzik (verified owner)

    This is a book to help children wonder about their community around them!

  23. Flanderl (verified owner)

    Great!

  24. stormiautumn (verified owner)

    What a lovely book to teacher preschool aged children what it truly means to be a part of a community.

  25. taylormdavis (verified owner)

    Such a great book!

  26. Christina Wagner (verified owner)

    This book is a great resource for my first grade classroom. It shows diversity throughout communities.

  27. Mackenzie Kyler-Yano (verified owner)

    This book was so sweet. Love the pictures and the message. We are always talking about community at our house and how we can give back and be a part of a bigger world. Loved this!

  28. Nicole Owens (verified owner)

    So great to read with kid!

  29. alyssakornbrath (verified owner)

    Loved the illustrations

  30. Towne1991 (verified owner)

    This book was super cute. I really appreciate the attention it draws to community.

  31. thomas28 (verified owner)

    Great book about appreciating your community!

  32. Amanda Littke-Kellam (verified owner)

    Absolutely fun, colorful, and engaging book about different ways to be part of your community.

  33. Ninamont (verified owner)

    Good book. Fun read! Shows the importance of the community.

  34. tlslibrary (verified owner)

    Defines a community in a way that children can easily understand and appreciate. Good art too!

  35. Emma Rose (verified owner)

    Absolutely love this book!

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