You Are Special by Max Lucado is a story about Wemmicks—small wooden people that spend their time awarding one another grey dots or gold stars. Pretty and talented Wemmicks received gold stars. Not-so-lovely Wemmicks received grey dots. Punchinello is one such Wemmick who had lots of grey dots.
Punchinello is chipped and ugly, and thinks he’s not worth much at all. But Eli the master woodworker helps him realize how special he is, marks and all, and how much Eli loves him. Punchinello meets Lucia, a Wemmick with no stars or dots, and he embarks on a journey to learn the truth—what the Creator thinks is what really matters. Punchinello discovered that stickers only stick if you let them! Read the rest of this entry »7 Comments »