The Smile That Went Around the World

The Smile That Went Around the World THE SMILE THAT WENT AROUND THE WORLD ages It s happened to everyone You re in a sad mood about something and out of nowhere you see a child smile or hear a laugh and for a moment the sadness is gon

  • Title: The Smile That Went Around the World
  • Author: Patrice Karst Jana Christy
  • ISBN: 9780875168272
  • Page: 398
  • Format: Hardcover
  • THE SMILE THAT WENT AROUND THE WORLD ages 3 It s happened to everyone You re in a sad mood about something and out of nowhere, you see a child smile or hear a laugh and for a moment the sadness is gone and your heart is filled with joy Yes, it can happen that easily In a modern world where emails and photos can be sent to the other side of the planet in seconds, wherTHE SMILE THAT WENT AROUND THE WORLD ages 3 It s happened to everyone You re in a sad mood about something and out of nowhere, you see a child smile or hear a laugh and for a moment the sadness is gone and your heart is filled with joy Yes, it can happen that easily In a modern world where emails and photos can be sent to the other side of the planet in seconds, where planes fly to far off countries everyday, where city sidewalks and highways are covered with millions of people going in millions of directions, it makes you realize just how easily a simple smile can actually go around the world Here s an uplifting story of how one smile finds its way around the world, cheering up everyone along the way.What starts out as a simple gift that sparks a smile and a chain reaction of kindness, this heart warming story is about a smile that went around the world This smile is very special yet easy to follow as it quickly moves from one to another, and then another and another and another, until finally one day the young boy who first sent the smile on its way finds himself feeling sad Soon, that same special smile finds its way back and puts a smile on his face when he needs it most.Book Details Format HardcoverPublication Date 4 20 2009Pages 32

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    1. My son can't get enough of this book. We've read it almost daily for a year now. First he started with just identifying parts of pictures; now he's listening to nearly full pages of text. Great story about the worth of a smile.

    2. Emma says, "So they would say that they were acting sad and so then somebody would help them and cheer them up and make them smile. Then they went to a new place and did the same thing over. Next, he was at a little boy and he went to soccer and he couldn't kick the ball like the other kids. So he sat on the bench. The other kids went home, but the coach asked him to stay after for a little bit. And then they walked home. He was feeling better and was cheered up because his coach helped him." Th [...]

    3. Read this to kiddos to teach them about being kind and how contagious it is! They loved it. Had them do a TPS prompt about how far they think their kindness could travel within our school and what we could do to be kind to others. Read this, TPS'd, then we watched the "Kindness Boomerang" on youtube. It was a very powerful lesson! Need the book for personal library!

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