Jamaica finds a stuffed dog at the playground and after taking him home without trying to find the owner discovers her conscience as well. Jamaica’s honest and appealing character inspired five more books, each about a childhood ethical dilemma.
Jamaica’s Find celebrates its twentieth anniversary with this new edition featuring an author’s note in the paperback edition.
Paperback: 32 pages
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Grade Level: Kindergarten - 3
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition (September 21, 1987)
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