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Wilson dreams of all the ways he can help improve his friend Gigi's house so that she'll be warm, comfortable, and happy. One day, friends and neighbors from all over come to help make Wilson's plans come true. Everyone volunteers to pitch in to make Gigi's house safe, clean, and pretty. Inspired by a friend's volunteerism, author Julia Durango tells a story of community and togetherness, showing that by helping others we help ourselves. Further information about Labor of Love, United Way, and Habitat for Humanity is included at the end of the book.
About the Author
Julia Durango writes books for kids of all ages, including Under the Mambo Moon, The Second Guard fantasy series (Disney Hyperion)--co-authored with Tracie Zimmer under the name J. D. Vaughn--and her debut YA novel, The Leveller (HarperTeen). Julia lives in Ottawa, Illinois. Bianca Diaz is a Mexican American artist and educator living and working in Chicago.