This book is the story of the six years a teacher spent teaching the same group of children from grade one through six, but is more than that. Funny, poignant, moving, relatable and finally, life-affirming and hopeful, this memoir gently shows the way to an educational approach that is worthy of childhood:one rooted in wonder.
A Gift of Wonder is a book for readers, parents, grandparents, teachers and those interested in protecting childhood.
Readers enjoy the teaching moments, the humor, and the moving story of children and a teacher growing together over six years.
Parents gain insights about their own children as they read about the stages of childhood and remember what it means to be seven years old or nine or twelve. Reading A Gift of Wonder is an easy way to develop an understanding of the developmental stages of childhood. Just as a professional farmer has much to…
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