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MARZIPAN PIG, THE

Author: Russell Hoban

Grades: K - 5

Release Date: 2009

Themes: Animals and Pets;Feelings
 
A lonely, lost marzipan pig reaches out with love, in a strange chain of events, to an owl, a mouse and a hibiscus flower.

Reviews:
"Teachers will embrace Martin's Big Words as an excellent vehicle for teaching about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday in January, Black History Month in February, and the civil rights movement throughout the year." - School Library Journal
"...(a) memorable video that emphasizes nonviolence, peace, love and dreams." - Booklist
"Elegant and accessible...an evocative introduction to the man who championed racial equality and who taught others to fight with words, not fists." - School Library Journal

Awards:
Silver Apple, National Educational Film and Video Festival

 
 
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Item #: WDVD1306
ISBN: 9780545296427
Animated


30:00:00 $59.95
Read-Along highlights each word as it is narrated.
 
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