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Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns by Mary Quattlebaum

Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns by Mary Quattlebaum
Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns by Mary Quattlebaum
Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns by Mary Quattlebaum
Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns by Mary Quattlebaum
Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns by Mary Quattlebaum
Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns by Mary Quattlebaum
Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns by Mary Quattlebaum
Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns by Mary Quattlebaum
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JACKSON JONES AND THE PUDDLE OF THORNS, A STORY OF A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR, Winner of the first annual Marguerite de Angeli Prize
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Jackson Jones wants only one thing for his 10th birthday: a new basketball that doesn't look like a flat frizbee.

What Jackson Jones gets is a garden plot that looks like nothing but a big mess of trouble and weeds..

Things change when Jackson Jones decides that he might actually be able to make money with the garden by growing roses. Maybe he can even buy a new basketball! He even cuts his friends in on the dirty work. But then, his friends abandon him and the neighborhood bully calls him "Bouquet Jones"

This story is filled with character, entrepreneurial tips, math, and friendship, all of which lead to the path of becoming a HAPPY person!

Kids Wings Activities by Suzy Red come in PDF format and include:
The Happiest People Puzzle
Why is Jackson So Happy
Short answer comprehension questions
Math challenges
Multiple choice comprehension
Crossword puzzle
It's the Law (law-related education)
Building a Business
Storms in the Path of Big Business
Jackson's Raincoat
Activities about building a business
Logic puzzle
Writing prompt


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16 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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