"...a lovely picture book...beautifully evocative..." ?The New York Times
"...moving and dramatically illustrated..." ?The Wall Street Journal
"Rarely do books for children address the bridging of cultural difference on a grand scale." ?Newsday
"An extraordinary true story of generosity, compassion and hope, 14 Cows for America is rich on multiple levels for young and old alike." ?Books to Borrow, Books to Buy
"I dare you to read this special picture book without getting teary every time." ?Library Media Connection, * STARRED REVIEW *
"A moving tale of compassion and generosity." ?Publishers Weekly
"...elegant sentences...The suspenseful pace is especially striking when surrounded by Gonzalez's exquisite colored pencil and pastel illustrations. The colors of Kenya explode off the page..." ?School Library Journal, * STARRED REVIEW *
"...gentle yet piercing present-tense prose...A stirring, heartwarming tale that made headlines when it happened-and is now, thankfully, preserved on the page for children." ?Kirkus Reviews
"...the words and the glowing mixed-media illustrations show empathy and connections across communities..." ?Booklist
"...an unforgettable book." ?Young Adult (& Kids) Book Central
"...it could generate some excellent discussion in classrooms and families." ?The Huffington Post
This is a beautifully illustrated, wonderful book based on a true story.
As a former teacher, I think this would be a wonderful book to use early in the school year, around 9/11, for 3rd-12th grades.
This is a wonderful story that teaches us all about compassion for others, concern for others, and true empathy.
This a great book with a great theme and great illustrations. However, I gave it only four stars because I believe the story telling itself could have been more thorough. Read morePublished 2 months ago by RedBrucey
This is a great book! This book was in great shape, as promised! I received it in the correct amount of time.Published 3 months ago by Elizabeth Morris
Excellent product, I would buy this product again an I will recommend it, very useful, variable, and can be place anywhere.Published 3 months ago by Rick
This is a wonderful story that teaches us all about compassion for others, concern for others, and true empathy. There are many lessons to learn and this is one of the sweetest.Published 5 months ago by S. H. Towhey
A great story of sharing. i use the story with children at church to start discussions about sharing/ stewardship. have done so with 5 year olds and 12 year olds.Published 6 months ago by January Hamill Gatza
This is a beautiful story about how the Maasai people grieved with Americans after 9-11. I have read it with 5th graders and had great discussion about hope, friendship, and how to... Read morePublished 6 months ago by KG20
In ought it for our Sunday School and our Church who have been supporting the Masai tribe in Kenya for many years. Wheat goes round comes round.Published 6 months ago by Dorothy Pease
This is a touching story about thankful people. I'm glad it's on the United Methodist Women's recommended reading list.
Excellent and quick read.