On the Town: A Community Adventure

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Harper Collins, Mar 26, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Charlie's homework was to explore the people and places in his community. "What is my community?" he asked his mother. So they took a walk to find out. With the bounce and humor that have characterized all her popular books over the years, Judith Caseley once again proves that when it comes to the primary school world, there is very little that she doesn't know. Charlie and his mother take a walk that can be taken by anyone with a keen sense of fun -- and open eyes and an inquiring mind.


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Review: On the Town: A Community Adventure

User Review  - Sabrina - Goodreads

I used this book to teach elementary school students about community workers/ helpers and suggest it. An easy activity would be to assign something similar to what the character did which is to go ... Read full review

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User Review  - cadyVdean - LibraryThing

a boy writes and draws everything he sees in his community for a class assignment. Read full review

About the author (2002)

Judith Caseley says, "When I was a little girl, I fell in love with Abraham Lincoln. I was drawn to the kindness and melancholy I saw in his face. My sister Jean and I prayed to a framed portrait of him that hung on our bedroom wall. To this day, when I see Lincoln's likeness on the wall of a school auditorium, my heart lifts with gladness or my eyes fill with tears. I remember the fierce secrets we told him, the joys and sorrows that were for his ears only. It was a private act of communion, and we called him A. L."

Judith Caseley is the author-artist of such favorite picture books as On the Town: A Community Adventure; Bully; Mama, Coming and Going; and Dear Annie. She lives on Long Island, New York, with her two children.

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