Ana is learning to do many things at her age, but cleaning her room seems overwhelming, until a visit from Granny causes Mommy to find a way to make things easier. This heartwarming book written by Marlena Jo Gross, inspired by her own grandchildren and beautifully illustrated by Caitlyn Vera, takes children on a learning adventure as Ana Learns to Clean Her Room. Follow along with Ana as she checks off each task as she completes it, helping to teach other children while she does it.  Parents will love the practical checklist as a visual reminder for their little ones to tackle one chore at a time, finding confidence and independence in the process.

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Marlena Jo Gross loves children—and her house is full of them! Eight boys and one girl of varying ages, as well as three precious grandchildren, are combined with Marlena’s other amazing passion—organization. She weaves these things all together amazingly in her children’s book, Ana Learns to Clean Her Room.  When she isn’t helping others to be more productive through her business, It Starts With a Drawer, Marlena is checking off challenges on her personal list like singing in Carnegie Hall, traveling to Ireland, learning to play the psaltery and of course, writing books.

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