I am planning a unit on stewardship. we will cover ecology, managing money and possessions, and budgeting time. Can you suggest a lively, not too long (like 250 pgs or less) read aloud that ties into any of this? two thoughts i had were: Island of the Blue Dophins or THe Five Little Peppers and How they Grew. I'd like something that shows good care for the things they have, wise use of resources, caring for the earth, -OR- a story where money is tight, but that's not what is important.
Does anyone have any great thoughts or suggestions?
thanks in advance,