Anna loves the garden and the woods because that is where her best friends live - the fairies. But school is a different matter. In school she feels alone and out-of-place. That is, until she has a remarkable dream about fairy feathers and the little itchy bumps can come when the feathers fall out. Anna wakes with a case of the chicken pox, and a new sense of herself at school.
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
Sparkle Kitchen: Cashew Chicken
Created by David Leong, a Chinese immigrant to Springfield, Missouri in the 1950’s, Springfield cashew chicken is a fusion of Leong’s native Chinese food and the fried chicken and mashed potatoes that he discovered Southerners loved.
Sparkle Craft: Milk and Oatmeal Soap
As far back as Cleopatra in Egypt, people have enjoyed the skin soothing properties of milk. In the recipes below — a milk bath powder and a milk soap — milk is combined with oatmeal for an extra punch of moisturizing goodness.