Mahalia Mouse and her family live underneath Dunster House, an old Harvard dormitory. Foraging for food for her younger brothers and sisters, Mahalia gets trapped in a backpack and then finds herself inside a classroom far from home. Mahalia, intrigued by the lecture, starts attending classes and soon becomes a full-time student — all the while wondering about the fate of her family. But when graduation day finally arrives, Mahalia has a wonderful surprise waiting for her.Written as part of his keynote address at Harvard’s commencement, this latest book from John Lithgow (class of ’67) incorporates his trademark witty rhymes and includes a CD of him reading the text at the commencement. Mahalia’s story has an inspiring message for graduates or anyone whose success is worthy of celebration.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pub Date: 03/2007
Size: 11.28h x 9.78w x 0.45d