Bruce Howard Galpert and Heather Wood Galpert
in The Book Stall
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Could a Pancake have the
power to shape a child's view of their world? It was a surprise to
Ethan that his favorite breakfast, a stack of steaming hot pancakes,
would reveal many ways that nature and people work together.
discovered that everyone has a hand in taking care of nature. Ethan
would have never guessed that his simple, innocent act of tossing an
oil can into the lake, just to make a big splash for fun, could change
his whole wide world. The slippery journey of the oily OOZE leaking
from the can, across the lake, down the river to the beaver ponds, and
into the fields of grain brought all of Ethan's friends together.
Everyone pitched in to clean up the OOZE from the lake, the fish, and
the fields, to get rid of the mess around the lake they all loved. They
celebrated with a party and plenty of pancakes.