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Kasbarian, Lucine
New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2011
IL K-3, RL 2.7
ISBN: 0761458212
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The story begins in old Armenia with a sparrow who catches a thorn in his foot. As he asks for help, he sets off an intriguing cycle of action that transports him  through the Armenian countryside, encountering people engaged in traditional folkways.
The Greedy Sparrow ends with a surprising twist and conveys moral messages about greed, selfishness and using one's judgment.  (Siran Sarkisian,, college student)
SUBJECTS:     Greed -- Fiction.
                        Sparrows -- Fiction.
                        Picture books for children.
                        Armenian folklore.

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