Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed
Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed
Goodreads4.2 / 5

Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed

Written by Emily Pearson & illustrated by Fumi Kosaka
Published by Gibbs Smith
Prices as of May 22

What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

A kindness story that promotes caring and compassionate behavior for children and adults. Can one child’s good deed change the world? It can when she’s Ordinary Mary–an ordinary girl from an ordinary school, on her way to her ordinary house–who stumbles upon ordinary blueberries. When she decides to pick them for her neighbor, Mrs. Bishop, she starts a chain reaction that multiplies around the world. “… shows the importance your actions can have on others, but it also shows the ways your actions can ripple out to affect total strangers.” - BuzzFeed Celebrate the fifteenth anniversary edition of this feel-good story that continues to inspire and celebrate a world full of ordinary deeds! Updated illustrations and endpapers are now paired with this beloved storyline as it stirs a whole new generation on to more random acts of kindness–proving one child’s compassion and empathy really can change the world. The best selling kindness book for families Age range 4 to 12 years Grade level 2 - 6 Lexile Measure AD950L Emily Pearson is the co-author of Fuzzy Red Bathrobe: Questions from the Heart for Mothers and Daughters. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fumi Kosaka was born and raised in Japan, and studied illustration at Brigham Young University. Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed is among the first of many books she has illustrated.

What Kind of Book is Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed




    Book Lists That Include This Book

    The Creatives Behind the Book

    What Has Emily Pearson Said About This Book

    Nothing yet! You should let Emily Pearson know that you want to hear from them about their book.

    What Has Fumi Kosaka Said About This Book

    Nothing yet! You should let Fumi Kosaka know that you want to hear from them about their book.

    Other Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked This Book

      Rechenka's Eggs
      Patricia Polacco
      The Dump Man's Treasures
      Lynn Plourde, Mary Beth Owens
      Rent Party Jazz
      Charlotte Riley-Webb
      A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue
      Julia Cook
      Sarabella's Thinking Cap
      Judy Schachner
      Tree of Cranes
      Allen Say
      Berenstain Bears Count Their Blessings (Bound for Schools & Libraries)
      â €
      The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes
      Ying Chang Compestine, David Roberts
      Sam and the Lucky Money
      Karen Chin, Cornelius Van Wright, Ying-hwa Hu
      Dex: The Heart of a Hero
      Caralyn Buehner, Mark Buehner
      View more

    Book Details

    Publication Date
    April 29, 2002
    Page Count
    Words Per Page
    Reading Age
    4 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    Lexile® Level
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ATOS® Book Level
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level

    Contribute to this page

    Core Score - 70%

    Making good progress . . .

    Depth Score - 9%

    Just the barebones.

    Improve this page

    Are you the author or illustrator? Claim your book.


    Book Clubs

    Follow Bookroo