The Dot is about Vashti, a student who is reluctant to complete a task. Vashti is encouraged by her teacher to take a risk and to believe in her abilities.
Description from Amazon: With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark-and follow where it takes us.
Her teacher smiled. "Just make a mark and see where it takes you."
Art class is over but Vashti is sitting glued to her chair in front of a blank piece of paper. The words of her teacher are a gentle invitation to express herself. But Vashti can't draw-she's no artist. To prove her point, Vashti jabs at a blank sheet of paper to make an unremarkable and angry mark. "There!" she says.
That one little dot marks the jouney of Vashti's journey of surprise and self-discover. That special moment is the core of Peter H. Reynolds's delicate fable about the creative spirit in all of us.
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