Remember Me
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Maddi's Fridge
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AGE
Children's - Kindergarten, Age 5-6 
READABILITY
2.6 
PAGES
1 volume (unpaged)  
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Hardcover
ISBN 9781936261291
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Sofia and Maddi’s friendship is built on trust and encouragement. When Sofia discovers Maddi’s secret, she wants to help by doing the right thing, but it might mean breaking a promise. Refreshing earnestness blends hope and action for addressing childhood hunger.
Publisher Summary
Winner of:

2014 Christopher Award, Books for Young People

2014 ILA Primary Fiction Award

2015 MLA Mitten Award Honor

Human Rights in Children's Literature Honor

With humor and warmth, this children’s picture book raises awareness about poverty and hunger

Best friends Sofia and Maddi live in the same neighborhood, go to the same school, and play in the same park, but while Sofia’s fridge at home is full of nutritious food, the fridge at Maddi’s house is empty. Sofia learns that Maddi’s family doesn’t have enough money to fill their fridge and promises Maddi she’ll keep this discovery a secret. But because Sofia wants to help her friend, she’s faced with a difficult decision: to keep her promise or tell her parents about Maddi’s empty fridge. Filled with colorful artwork, this storybook addresses issues of poverty with honesty and sensitivity while instilling important lessons in friendship, empathy, trust, and helping others. A call to action section, with six effective ways for children to help fight hunger and information on antihunger groups, is also included.

After a day at the park, Sofia discovers that her best friend Maddi has no food in her refrigerator and decides to try to help, eventually enlisting her mother.
 
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