Jennie's Hat

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Viking, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Jennie's favorite aunt is sending her a new hat, and Jennie just knows it will be beautiful. Imagine her dismay when the box comes and there is only a plain hat inside. How Jennie's disappointment is changed into a wonderful surprise will delight every spirited little girl who refuses to take no for an answer!

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User Review  - heidi.donner - LibraryThing

This story is about a little girl who receives a hat as a gift but she doesn't like it because it is too plain. Birds end up putting flowers and such on it and then she ends up liking it. This book is ... Read full review

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User Review  - atlomas - LibraryThing

This book is about a girl who receives a gift that she is not too excited about and how she deals with it. I would use this book to show how to still say please and thank you even if it’s not what you wanted and also how to make the best of any situation. Read full review

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Ezra Jack Keats (1916?1983) is the Caldecott Medal winning author of The Snowy Day, which broke ground in 1962 as one of the first picture books for young children to portray a realistic, multi-cultural urban setting. Since its initial publication, The Snowy Day has come to be regarded as both a children's classic and one of the most important picture books ever written/illustrated. Ezra Jack Keats' legacy lives on in the popularity of his most famous character, Peter?the star of The Snowy Day, Whistle for Willie, Peter's Chair, A Letter to Amy, Goggles, and others. Visit the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation online at

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