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Under the Lemon Moon - What Reviewers Say

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[A] moving tribute to the need for compassion and forgiveness. . . . Fine offers a litigious world an inspiring example of the power of forgiveness.
-Kirkus Reviews

Fine works a bit of wonder in an understated story with the powerful themes of regeneration and redemption. Fine's message is stronger for remaining implicit.
-Publisher's Weekly

The story deals honestly with the pain of being robbed of a treasure, and also, by showing the thief with his impoverished family, conveys the need for compassion.

This gentle story is written in English with a few Spanish words included to give the flavor of the Mexican countryside, and is told in the great tradition of giving and receiving.
-Hungry Mind Review

The story is satisfying on several levels. Justice and compassion are both served. . . . Spanish words and phrases, gracefully defined, add to the richness of the narrative.
-School Library Journal

A luminous tale of human compassion shares a gentle lesson with the lightest touch imaginable.

A young girl awakens one night to find a man stealing the lemons from her beloved tree. Set in the Mexican countryside, this gentle story teaches valuable lessons about generosity, forgiveness, and problem solving.
-San Diego Family Magazine

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