Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen

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Mulberry Books, Apr 24, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Learning from his uncle Willie that there are less fortunate people in the world and the importance of helping them, a young boy volunteers for a day's work at a soup kitchen and learns how he can make a difference.

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A little boy is curious as to why his uncle volunteers at a soup kitchen. The little boy does not understand why people do not just eat at home with their family. His uncle tries to explain to him ... Read full review

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DiSalvo-Ryan, D. (1991). Uncle Willie and the soup kitchen. New York, NY: Morrow Junior Books. Inspired by her own experience of working in a soup kitchen, DiSalvo-Ryan’s Uncle Willie and the Soup ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York. She is an author and illustrator of more than forty picture books for children. She has illustrated books written by Beverly Cleary, Mary Pope Osborne, Jean Fritz, Jane O'Connor, Patricia Reilly Giff, Jean Marzollo and Amy Hest. She has also written and illustrated several of her own books including Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen, City Green, A Castle on Viola Street, and The Sloppy Copy Slipup. She received a Congressional Commendation from the State of New Jersey for Grandpa's Corner Store and the Irma S. and James H. Black Award for A Dog Like Jack.

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