A Kiss Means I Love You
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The guide linked below was created by Debbie Gonzales, MFA. Deb is a career educator, curriculum consultant, former school administrator and adjunct professor, and once served as a SCBWI RA for the Austin Chapter. She's the author of six “transitional” readers for a New Zealand publisher and the forthcoming non-fiction picture book Girls with Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records (Charlesbridge, 2019). Deb earned her MFA in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts.
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Author: Kathryn Madeline Allen
Photographer: Eric Futran
Publisher: Published by Albert Whitman & Company
Synopsis: "A kiss means I love you, a wave means hello, a smile means I'm happy, a tug means, let's go " Featuring engaging photographs of real children and sweet rhyming text, this fun read-aloud teaches little ones about nonverbal communication.
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