Laundry Day

By Karen Hjemboe
Illustrated by Shelly Hehenberger

Paperback: out of stock

Six Pack: out of stock

Two Navajo children help their mom do the weekly wash at the laundromat.

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About the Creators

Thumb_thumb Karen Hjemboe - Author

was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. She has written many stories for children’s magazines, and has taught first grade for six years on the Santo Domingo Pueblo Indian reservation in New Mexico. Karen loves animals. She has seven cats, a dog, and a horse named Tally Man. Karen and her husband live in Corrales, New Mexico.

Thumb_thumb Shelly Hehenberger

as born in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she earned her MFA from the University of Cincinnati. Shelly loves to travel and has a strong interest in Native American cultures, including the Navajo Nation, which she has visited. She lives in Columbia, South Carolina, with her husband and their two cats, Ollie and Orange.

About This Title


Paperback: 9781584308133

Six Pack: 9781584308126

Guided Reading:


Interest Level:

Grades 1 - 1

Reading Level:

Grades 1 - 1


Comparing/Classifying/Measuring, Weather/Seasons/Clothing, Responsibility, Native American Interest, Home, Families, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Realistic Fiction, Collaboration, Mothers

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