Jam and Jelly by Holly and Nellie (Individual Titles)

by Gloria Whelan

Other authorsGijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 2002

Status

Available

Local notes

E Whe

Publication

Sleeping Bear Press (2002), Edition: 1st Printing, Hardcover, 48 pages

Description

A Nellie and her mother pick berries all summer in order to make enough money so that Nellie can get a coat to wear to school in the winter.

Language

Physical description

48 p.; 10.5 inches

ISBN

1585361097 / 9781585361090

Barcode

2361

User reviews

LibraryThing member brandaman
It was ok. Not very good. I wouldn't recommend it.
LibraryThing member Tiff16Lyle
"Jam and Jelly by holly and Nellie" is a story that shows that through perseverance anything is possible. As Holly is helping her mother, she finds unique ways to keep motivated. For instance, the bird she notices while picking starwberries, she imagines it singing "teacher, teacher" and continues to work. Her mother Nellie also remains persistant because she doesnt want her daughter to have "holes in her learning" This book offers a family bond between mother and child and their determination to make ends meet.… (more)
LibraryThing member Cheryl_in_CC_NV
Well, it's certainly pretty enough.  And I guess the message is important.  I just can't imagine a child actually choosing to read (or listen to) this a second time.  Boring.

Pages

48

Rating

(24 ratings; 4.1)
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