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Old Turtle and the Broken Truth

By Douglas Wood   Illustrated by Jon J Muth   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439321099 Hardcover
64 Pages | 9.4" x 10.3" | Ages 5 & Up

In this profoundly moving fable, the earth and all its creatures are suffering, for the people will not share their Truth, which gives them happiness and power, with those who are different from them. Then one brave Little Girl seeks the wisdom of the ancient Old Turtle, who sees that the people's Truth is not a whole truth, but broken. Old Turtle shows the girl the missing part of the Truth, and the Little Girl returns with it to her people. Then the pieces are brought together, and the broken Truth is made whole at last: YOU ARE LOVED... AND SO ARE THEY. Then the people and the earth are healed.