Donavan's Word Jar by Monalisa Degross

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When the jar that Donavan keeps his word collection in fills up, he finds a special way to give his words away and get something wonderful in return.
 

About Monalisa Degross

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Monalisa DeGross wrote "Donavan's Word Jar" and "Granddaddy's Street Songs". She works at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore as Project Manager of the Family Reading Circle, where she meets and observes children of all ages. Ms. DeGross lives in Baltimore, Maryland, near her children, Donavan and Nikki, and her grandchildren, Shaundrea, Annalisa, and August. In addition to her work as an author, she is also a locally celebrated playwright. Hanna was born in Ann Arbor, MI. She has worked as a designer, art teacher, and illustrator, and has exhibited her collages and drawings in galleries and museums in New York City and across the U.S.
 
Published June 1, 1994 by Harpercollins Childrens Books. 71 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This meager, sluggish story centers on Donavan, a boy who collects words. Every time he sees a new word--on a billboard, a cereal box, a store sign, etc.--he writes it down on a slip of paper and puts

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This meager, sluggish story centers on Donavan, a boy who collects words.

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