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Welcome to the UC Economics Center's Online Book Club! Look for posts for the book clubs you've signed up for and respond to the questions in the comment section. Feel free to reach out to Dr. Val Krugh at valerie.krugh@uc.edu or 513.556.2949 with any questions you may have. 

August 14, 2020, Zen Socks by Jon J. Muth

Stillwater the Panda offers important lessons to his friends about the importance of kindness and empathy towards others. Stillwater tells the children three stories about patience, sharing and compassion, helping them to learn how to be well-rounded individuals. Gentle humor and “ah ha” moments keep things from getting preachy and Muth’s illustrations are marvelous as … Continue reading August 14, 2020, Zen Socks by Jon J. Muth

July 31, 2020, They All Saw a Cat, by Brendan Wenzel

This is such an interesting and extraordinary book that will get your children talking and thinking critically about what it means to have perspective and how perspective might influence our opinions and actions. The text is very simple, identifying who “saw a cat” and the illustration of the cat changes based on the viewer. How … Continue reading July 31, 2020, They All Saw a Cat, by Brendan Wenzel