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When things aren't going right, go left  Cover Image Book Book

When things aren't going right, go left / words by Marc Colagiovanni ; art by Peter H. Reynolds.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0702324760
  • ISBN: 9780702324765
  • ISBN: 1338831186
  • ISBN: 9781338831184
  • ISBN: 9781338831184
  • ISBN: 1338831186
  • ISBN: 9780702324765
  • ISBN: 0702324760
  • Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc., 2023.

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Summary, etc.:
"Told through creative language play, and with depth and whimsy, this picture book reminds readers of their own agency and the power they have to direct their own path. Marc Colagiovanni's lyrical text and Peter H. Reynolds's stunning art create an enduring message of strength and perseverance that is both universal and personal, and one that readers will be drawn to over and over again. This first of two new picture books created in collaboration with Marc and Peter will inspire, affirm, and reassure readers at key milestone moments in every young reader's life. When Things Aren't Going Right, Go Left makes an inspiring graduation gift as well as a must-have, uplifting read sure to bring positivity to all who read it and remind us that even when nothing is going right... we can always choose to go left."--Publisher marketing
Target Audience Note:
Subject: Self-esteem > Juvenile fiction.
Change > Juvenile fiction.
Resilience (Personality trait) > Juvenile fiction.
Self-esteem > Fiction.
Change > Fiction.
Resilience > Fiction.
Genre: Children's stories > Pictorial works.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 10 of 16 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Thomaston Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 16 total copies.
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Thomaston Public Library JP COLAGIOVANNI (Text) 34020146454598 Juvenile Picture Book Available -

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