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I Gotta Draw

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Triumphant tale of artistic misfit and creative teacher.

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Without being heavy-handed, I GOTTA DRAW conveys a great message about learning differences. It also celebrates a teacher who can think outside the box and bring out the best in her students. Bruce Degen, illustrator of the Magic School Bus series, shows what it feels like to be an artistic kid who's saved from academic failure by an insightful, creative teacher who figures out how to help him learn while using his skill as an artist.

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