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Jacob's Eye Patch

Being different can be hard. But everyone has something. What's your something?

News & Updates

  1. MAY 29, 2014

    The Center for Fiction hosted
    Jacob's Eye Patch. Check
    out photos from the event!
  2. NOVEMBER 11, 2013

    Prevent Blindness America
    interviewed us! See the
    cover story now.
  3. SEPTEMBER 27, 2013

    "A winning picture book"
    Entertainment Weekly

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Free Activity Kit!

For librarians, teachers, booksellers, and parents!

  • 9 Tips to Help Kids
    Cope with Difference
  • Reading Group Guide
    & Curriculum Guide
  • Make Your Own
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  • Hello My Something
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Jacob's Eye Patch - Beth Kobliner Shaw and Jacob Shaw - Jules Feiffer
Being different can be hard. This funny, heartwarming story--written by bestselling author of Get a Financial Life Beth Kobliner Shaw with her son Jacob, and illustrated by award-winning picture book artist Jules Feiffer--encourages young readers to embrace the thing that makes them unique.
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