Zero by Kathryn OtoshiZero by Kathryn Otoshi


byKathryn Otoshi

Hardcover | September 25, 2010

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Follow up to the award winning book, "ONE", a number called ZERO wonders, "How does a number worth nothing become something?" The story of ZERO's search to find value in herself and in othersTopics covering: - Body Issues & appearance - Finding value in yourself and developing character - Working with others/Teamwork/Developing social skills - Counting/Math - CourageZero is a big round number. When she looks at herself, she just sees a hole right in her center. Every day she watches the other numbers line up to count: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 . . . !" "Those numbers have value. That's why they count," she thinks. But how could a number worth nothing become something? Zero feels empty inside. She watches One having fun with the other numbers. One has bold strokes and squared corners. Zero is big and round with no corners at all. "If I were like One, then I can count too," she thinks. So she pushes and pulls, stretches and straightens, forces and flattens herself, but in the end she realizes that she can only be Zero. As budding young readers learn about numbers and counting, they are also introduced to accepting different body types, developing social skills and character, and learning what it means to find value in yourself and in others. "
Title:ZeroFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9.75 × 10 × 0.46 inPublished:September 25, 2010Publisher:KO Kids BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:097239463X

ISBN - 13:9780972394635

Appropriate for ages: 3

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