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Tolerance A, B and C

This story helps the child to accept others for who they are, no matter what, while teaching the letters of the alphabet.

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A story about tolerance

A, B and C

I love the letters of the alphabet. From A to Z they go.

Each one is different, each help to make a word I know, know, know

A, B, C, D, E,

The shapes are different. They come short or tall

Some can grow to be quite big while others are small, small, small

F, G, H, I, J

It is important for each to work with the other

To treat each one like a sister or a brother, brother, brother

K, L, M, N, O

Some letters face the left, and some face the right

Some letters look dull, and some look bright, bright, bright

P, Q, R, S, T

The letters make the words ‘me’ and ‘you’

As they each have a special job to do, do, do

U, V, W, X, Y, Z

How can we make words like mummy and daddy and love?

Or tell stories about the stars up above, ‘bove, ‘bove

This one letter must accept the other one

Although they are different under the sun, sun, sun

Some are fat, some are flat and some are thin

If they work together, everyone can win, win, win

 

Some letters like apples and bananas, some like mangoes

Does it matter? Each one different can be heroes, heroes, heroes

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Love who you are and be what you want to be, be, be

Describe the intended vision for your early childhood book manuscript in 1-2 sentences

I envision my story being used a tool that the caregiver can use to open the child's mind to the differences between us all as people. In this way, the child can learn tolerance of others as they accept each one's differences. At the same time, the child learns the letters of the alphabet, which would certainly prepare him/her for school.

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Tolerance A, B and C

PLEASE USE THE VERSION OF THIS QUESTION AT THE TOP OF THE SUBMISSION FORM: Share a draft of your manuscript (250 word limit, not including title).

A story about tolerance A, B and C I love the letters of the alphabet. From A to Z they go. Each one is different, each help to make a word I know, know, know A, B, C, D, E, The shapes are different. They come short or tall Some can grow to be quite big while others are small, small, small F, G, H, I, J It is important for each to work with the other To treat each one like a sister or a brother, brother, brother K, L, M, N, O Some letters face the left, and some face the right Some letters look dull, and some look bright, bright, bright P, Q, R, S, T The letters make the words ‘me’ and ‘you’ As they each have a special job to do, do, do U, V, W, X, Y, Z How can we make words like mummy and daddy and love? Or tell stories about the stars up above, ‘bove, ‘bove This one letter must accept the other one Although they are different under the sun, sun, sun Some are fat, some are flat and some are thin If they work together, everyone can win, win, win Some letters like apples and bananas, some like mangoes Does it matter? Each one different can be heroes, heroes, heroes A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Love who you are and be what you want to be, be, be

How has this book been informed by early childhood language development research and evidence? (response minimum 250 Characters)

First of all, this book has rhyme, which educators propose is the best way that children learn from a tender age. The rhymes are catchy and holds their attention. The story has an underlying message that is relevant for today, and that is the message of tolerance for everyone. Teaching such concepts at this age is difficult, but learning in parallel with something familiar, makes it easier for everyone involved in the reading activity. The pictures used in the story should reinforce the message of the words, by over inflating the human-ness of each letter.

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Saint Lucia

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Castries

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Nice. I think you should remove brother, brother and most of the repeated words at the end of the lines.

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