Why have career early elementary teachers said this of The Checker Players and made it a classroom classic? How do teachers use the story in class to promote insight and cooperation?
32 full-color pages plus suggestions for teachers
“Barton’s sketches capture the humor in this elementary lesson that two can do better than one.” — Publisher’s Weekly
“Intelligence and humor…. It has that rare substance.” — New York Times Book Review
“Charm and sense.” — New York Magazine
“A story that will delight young children.” — School Library Journal
“It is never too early (or too late) to learn another lesson about friendship…. That is what The Checker Players is all about….” — The Old Schoolhouse Magazine