The Only One Club

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Jane Naliboff
Illustrator(s):
Jeff Hopkins
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Flashlight Press
ISBN:
978-1936261307
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

Mrs. Matthews's first grade class begins making Christmas decorations, but because Jennifer is Jewish, Mrs. Matthews allows her to make Hanukkah decorations instead. Jennifer enjoys the attention and creates "The Only One Club," of which she is the sole member. When her classmates want to join, she is resistant until she realizes that each of her friends is also "the only one" at something. As she inducts them into her club she reveals the unique qualities that make each of her classmates extraordinary.

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