Title: Clancy the Courageous Cow
Author: Lachie Hume
Illustrator: Lachie Hume
Publisher: Greenwillow Books (2007)
“Clancy was born on a stormy winter’s day, a day of great disappointment for his parents. You see, they belong to a herd of Belted Galloways, but Clancy had no belt. He was totally black.” Clancy the cow stands out in his herd. He is picked on because he looks different, leading to feelings of intolerance and prejudice. Clancy wins against the enemy cows. Now his own herd finally appreciate Clancy for who he is and not what he looks like.
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Scholastic: Clancy the Courageous Cow Teacher’s Notes
Teaching Tolerance: How are we the same and how are we different from each other? Learning Plan
Reuters: Unconditional acceptance may help kids cope with setbacks
The Natural Child Project: The Power of The Language of Acceptance
Parents: Encourage Your Child’s Individuality
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