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The Coat by Séverine Vidal, illus. by Louis Thomas, in which Elise gives her prized new jacket to a child experiencing homelessness.

Ah, the coat. So warm, so beautiful, so red. It’s all Elise has really wanted, and she’s been waiting forever. When will the coat be hers?

Then, a chance encounter changes everything, revealing that the pleasure that comes from belongings (even the perfect ones!) is no match for the joy of helping others.

At turns lighthearted and poignant, The Coat offers a glimpse at the hardships confronting those who are experiencing homelessness, inspiring us to treat them with compassion and respect. A downloadable discussion guide will be available October 2022 at flyawaybooks.com/resources.

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