Russ and the Apple Tree Surprise offers the opportunity to talk about inclusion and disability awareness with young children who have a classmate, sibling, or friend with special-needs. But whether read just for fun or to introduce a deeper discussion about differences, this book is a delightful story young children can learn from and identify with. Reading age 3 to 7.
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Russ longs for a swing set in his backyard instead of an apple tree. Apple trees are boring! Then he and his Dad pick apples, and Russ bakes a pie with his mother and grandmother. Russ soon discovers the apple tree has an extra surprise for him.About the Author:
Janet Elizabeth Rickert is Russ's mother. Until recently, she was a labor and delivery nurse in the Chicago area. A member of the National Association for Down Syndrome, she and her husband and son live in Oak Forest, Illinois. Russ is fully included in regular education at his local elementary school.
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Book Description Woodbine House. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 189062716X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.1003536
Book Description Woodbine House, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11189062716X