Jamaica's Find (Paperback)

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Jamaica's Find By Juanita Havill, Anne Sibley O'Brien (Illustrator) Cover Image
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In this richly illustrated picture book, when first grader Jamaica finds a stuffed animal in the park, she comes up against a moral dilemma and the concepts of right and wrong.

Jamaica really likes the toy dog and wants to keep it! But with the help of her family, Jamaica decides that it could belong to a kid, just like her. What will Jamaica decide to do? With simple yet vivid text and gentle illustrations, this hopeful and relatable story of lost-and-found will add to every child's toolbox of understanding how to be an empathetic person in our big and beautiful diverse world.

About the Author

JUANITA HAVILL is an American children's picture book author best known for the Jamaica books. She has also written a young adult novel, Eyes Like Willy's. She lives in Arizona.

ANNE SIBLEY O'BRIEN has illustrated more than thirty-three books for children, including the Jamaica stories. She lives on an island in Maine with her husband.

Praise For…

"Children Jamaica's age, struggling with the concepts of right and wrong, will undoubtedly find Jamaica's moral dilemma of great interest." Publishers Weekly —

Product Details
ISBN: 9780395453575
ISBN-10: 0395453577
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: September 21st, 1987
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Reading Rainbow Books