Melena's Jubilee by Zetta ElliottMelena's Jubilee by Zetta Elliott

Melena's Jubilee

byZetta ElliottIllustratorAaron Boyd

Picture Books | November 21, 2016

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After being sent to bed early the previous night, Melena wakes up to a new day with a song in her heart. At breakfast she learns she has been given a "fresh start," and she decides to celebrate by doing things differently for the rest of the day. Melena chooses not to fight with her brother, and shares the money she has rather than demanding to be repaid by a less fortunate friend. This story introduces children to the concept of jubilee, which stresses the important principles of debt relief, generosity, and forgiveness. Aaron Boyd's mixed-media illustrations are as bright and vivid as a sun-washed day.

Born in Canada, Zetta Elliott (Brooklyn, NY) moved to the US in 1994 to pursue her PhD in American Studies at NYU. Her poetry has been published in several anthologies, and her plays have been staged in New York, Chicago, and Cleveland. Her essays have appeared in The Huffington Post, School Library Journal, and Publishers Weekly. She ...
Title:Melena's JubileeFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10.25 × 9.25 × 0.35 inPublished:November 21, 2016Publisher:Tilbury HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0884484432

ISBN - 13:9780884484431

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