Cover image for Zen shorts
Title:
Zen shorts
Author:
Muth, Jon J.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Scholastic Press, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary:
When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways. "Michael, " said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." This is how three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who moves into the neighborhood and tells amazing tales. To Addie he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes the boundaries of good and bad. And to Karl he demonstrates what it means to hold on to frustration. With graceful art and simple stories that are filled with love and enlightenment, Jon Muth -- and Stillwater the bear -- present three ancient Zen tales that are sure to strike a chord in everyone they touch. Annotation. "Michael, " said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." This is how three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who moves into the neighborhood and tells amazing tales. To Addie he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes the boundaries of good and bad. And to Karl he demonstrates what it means to hold on to frustration. With graceful art and simple stories that are filled with love and enlightenment, Jon Muth -- and Stillwater the bear -- present three ancient Zen tales that are sure to strike a chord in everyone they touch.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
540 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.9 0.5 86638.

Reading Counts RC K-2 2.4 2 Quiz: 36810 Guided reading level: K.
ISBN:
9780439339117
Format :
Book

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