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Emma and the Food Bank / Sue McLure

The mitten tree / Candace Christiansen
Old Sarah knits mittens for all the children waiting for the school bus and hangs them on the tree at the bus stop. (Neighborliness)

The lady in the box / Ann McGovern (b.1930-d.2015)
When Lizzie and Ben discover a homeless lady living in their neighborhood, they must reconcile their desire to help her with their mother's admonition not to talk to strangers. (Homeless persons)

Maddi's fridge / Lois Brandt
Addresses an important issue "childhood hunger"
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Ordinary Mary's extraordinary deed / Emily Pearson
A young girl's good deed is multiplied as it is passed on by those who have been touched by the kindness of others.
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Teacher Guide


The Calgary Food Bank Tour


Inn From The Cold

Mustard Seed

Mustard Seed "Warm Feet for the Street"

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