Maggie's Chopsticks

Maggie's Chopsticks

eBook - 2013
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Maggie has new chopsticks, but her family tells her that she is holding them all wrong, until Father comes along to tell her that she is unique and can do it her own way.
Publisher: 2013
ISBN: 9781894786201
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Malenfant, Isabelle 1979-
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Staff Book Review: Maggie's Chopsticks

Maggie’s Chopsticks by Alan Woo is a beautiful picture book that tells the story of young Maggie, the only one in her family who is incapable of holding her chopsticks correctly. As Maggie struggles to match the mastery of her grandmother and the grace of her older sister, we are enveloped in the tastes, smells, sights, and sounds of a family meal. Woo’s sparse and poetic language combined... (more)

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VaughanPLLonnie Jan 16, 2017

"Hold your chopsticks this way!" says mama.
"No that way!" says baba.
"Wait," Maggie replies, "I'll figure out my own way".
What's your way reader?

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Maggie is frustrated trying to learn to use her chopsticks as she sits around the dinner table getting advice from her large family. It seems that everyone has an opinion about exactly the right way to hold chopsticks; will Maggie ever develop a style that is just right for her? This lyrical, beautifully illustrated story offers a glimpse into how one young child finds her own voice within her multigenerational family.

lms Jan 27, 2013

Maggie has her own unique personality - which is what this picture book supports

forbesrachel Sep 18, 2012

I know this feeling; everyone's hands are different though, so there are many ways to hold chopsticks

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