Title: The Orange Shoes
Author: Trinka Hakes Noble
Summary(from publisher): Delly Porter enjoys the feel of soft dirt beneath her feet as she walks to and from school, but after a classmate makes her feel ashamed of having no shoes she learns that her parents and others, too, see value in things that don’t cost money.
Accompanying Discussion: Ask students about the lessons learned in this story. Discuss bullying in school – how was Delly bullied? Talk about creating a “shoebox” for a Shoebox Social – what kind of dinner would you put in it? Discuss objects that are orange.