14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy

Title: 14 Cows for America
Author: Carmen Agra Deedy
Illustrator: Tom Gonzalez
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers (2009)
ISBN: 9781561454907
14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy is a powerful picture book to reinforce the themes of compassion, friendship and kindness.
Carmen Agra Deedy and Tom Gonzalez tell the true of kindness and compassion. After the devastating attacks on 9/11, a Maasai village in Kenya wanted to express their sympathy to a grieving America. They presented a gift of 14 cows, a symbol of life to the Maasai. “Because there is no nation so powerful it cannot be wounded, nor a people so small they cannot offer mighty comfort.”

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