When Eliza Jane Murphy—line leader, captain of the worm rescue team—impulsively pockets a sparkly green stone from her classroom’s “Exploring Green” display table, her heart crumples.
My heart stopped singing. My letters went wonky. I was too heavy to swing!
I wanted to put it back . . . But what if someone saw?
But when she discovers that nearly everyone in her family took something once in their lives—from her baby brother and mom, to her nana with her sausage-stealing dog—Eliza overcomes her shame to make things right.
A hilarious and heartfelt story about stealing and finding the courage to do the right thing.---from the publisher
40 pages 978-0735842892 Ages 4-8
Keywords: stealing, theft, values, guilt, mistakes, shame, resilience, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, Character Building Curriculum