This book is about gentrification and what can be done to encourage a positive outcome within a small town. The Little House , the main character in this story, goes from abandonment to being revitalized after being cared for by a family wanting to reestablish their roots. The reader will learn how to do small things to help make a big difference and to keep community in the community. Definitions, chapter questions for discussion and a list of items that we can use to help make these changes will be included in this book.
Katherine Holmes Moody grew up in eastern North Carolina in a family of eleven with her dad being an Episcopal Minister and her mom a Saint. She learned in her early years that all small acts of kindness can make a difference in this world and hopes to share those life lessons with others. The Little House That Wanted To Be Big is a story about gentrification and how to keep the community in the community. This first time author will choose contemporary situations to write about in her We Kare series which will share ideas that anyone can implement into their lives to help others. Her target audience is everyone but also written so that children may enjoy too by listening or reading themselves. Vocabulary words and discussion questions will be offered for each chapter so that the reader can take the story beyond the book. Katherine currently lives in Cary, NC, with her husband and yellow lab and is the mom of three daughters. She truly believes kindness can change the world.