The Little Snowplow
I went through elementary school tied with another girl for runt
of the litter in my class. There is a tendency for shorties to be
looked down on by taller classmates and seek literary vindication.
Hence the perpetual popularity of The Little Engine That Could. Lora
Koehler's The Little Snowplow is a wonderful new offering along those
The snowplow is the only lightweight on the municipal machine
crew. In spring, summer, and fall he has to settle for lesser tasks.
As winter blows in, despite his dedicated training, his more massive
vehicle peers are sure he'll never be able to handle the frozen precip.
They might have to eat their words.
On a personal note, the community garden is nearly planted. Soon
we'll start delivering good organic veggies to our low income vintage
A great big shout out goes out to my community garden family.
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