The One Day House

By Julia Durango
Illustrated by Bianca Diaz

Charlesbridge Publishing
August 2017

A labor of love honoring labors of love. Kirkus

An inspirational choice to read aloud or one-on-one. ~ School Library Journal

A Junior Library Guild Selection

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.

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