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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
The "Rookie Reader" series has been around for years and this is a new subseries entitled "Rookie Read to Learn: All About Me!" After a second reading, I decided that the girl featured in this story is deaf, but that really is not really clear until you get to the end of the story. There is a statement that she cannot hear all the noise around her and that she talks with her hands. The point seems to be that all of the other things that she likes are just what you would expect of any kid her age. The watercolor illustrations provide exaggerated images of the girl, her friends and family. Some may find humor in them. After the story is finished there is a brief blurb about the author and illustrator followed by pages of activities. They include things like a song which is based on a familiar tune; sorting objects, making a list of things that one likes and dislikes and creating a story, and working ones way through a maze. The final page contains a list of the 63 words that make up the story. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780531266533
  • Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/1/2011
  • Series: Rookie Ready to Learn
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 497,944
  • Age range: 3 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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