Our Class is a Family
Our Class is a Family
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Our Class is a Family

Written by Shannon Olsen & illustrated by Sandie Sonke
Published by Shannon Olsen
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Teachers do so much more than just teach academics. They build a sense of community within their classrooms, creating a home away from home where they make their students feel safe, included, and loved. With its heartfelt message and colorfully whimsical illustrations, “Our Class is a Family” is a book that will help build and strengthen that class community. Kids learn that their classroom is a place where it’s safe to be themselves, it’s okay to make mistakes, and it’s important to be a friend to others. When hearing this story being read aloud by their teacher, students are sure to feel like they are part of a special family. And currently, during such an unprecedented time when many teachers and students are not physically in the classroom due to COVID-19 school closures, it’s more important than it’s ever been to give kids the message that their class is a family. Even at a distance, they still stick together. “Family isn’t always your relatives. It’s the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile, and who love you no matter what.” -Unknown

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780578629094
    Publication Date
    May 5, 2020
    Page Count
    28
    Audience
    Picture
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    1163792999
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0578629097

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