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Om Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed
Can one childs good deed change the world? It can when she's Ordinary Maryan ordinary girl from an ordinary school, on her way to her ordinary housewho stumbles upon ordinary blueberries. When she decides to pick them for her neighbor, Mrs. Bishop, she starts a chain reaction that multiplies around the world. Mrs. Bishop makes blueberry muffins and gives them to her paperboy and four othersone of whom is Mr. Stevens, who then helps five different people with their luggageone of whom is Maria, who then helps five peopleincluding a man named Joseph who didn't have enough money for his groceriesand so on, until the deed comes back to Mary. It's a feel-good story that inspires and celebrates a world full of ordinary deeds! Emily Pearson is the co-author of Fuzzy Red Bathrobe: Questions from the Heart for Mothers and Daughters. Emily and her two children live in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is her first children's book.