David Jumps In

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This lyrical tale, written in simple free verse, tells how a game with roots in ancient China --- called elastic skip in this story --- helps a boy find his footing on his first day at a new school.

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"A gentle tale of courage and friendship." — Kirkus Reviews

"A welcome, nuanced addition to the vast cannon of first-day-of-school books."  — Booklist 

"A comforting story and a worthwhile addition...

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