Maddi’s Fridge by Lois Brandt
Best friends Sofia and Maddi live in the same neighborhood, go to the same school, and play in the same park, but while Sofias fridge at home is full of nutritious food, the fridge at Maddis house is empty. Sofia learns that Maddis family doesnt have enough money to fill their fridge and promises Maddi shell keep this discovery a secret. But because Sofia wants to help her friend, shes faced with a difficult decision: to keep her promise or tell her parents about Maddis empty fridge. Filled with colorful artwork, this storybook addresses issues of poverty with honesty and sensitivity while instilling important lessons in friendship, empathy, trust, and helping others. A call to action section, with six effective ways for children to help fight hunger and information on antihunger groups, is also included.
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