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The Missing Tooth (Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 3 Book)
     

The Missing Tooth (Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 3 Book)

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by Joanna Cole
 

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Illus. in full color. "Best friends Robby and Arlo dress alike and do most of the same things. However, their friendship is in jeopardy over a bet about who will lose the next tooth. Realistic, humorous illustrations provide ample reading clues on every page. Should encourage emerging readers to flex their reading muscles."—School Library Journal.

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Illus. in full color. "Best friends Robby and Arlo dress alike and do most of the same things. However, their friendship is in jeopardy over a bet about who will lose the next tooth. Realistic, humorous illustrations provide ample reading clues on every page. Should encourage emerging readers to flex their reading muscles."—School Library Journal.  

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Elizabeth McAllister
Another "Step into Reading" book for Grades 1-3, this is a funny story about best friends who are alike in many ways. They even have a tooth missing in the same place. But, a fight over another lost tooth causes Arlo and Robby to rethink their friendship. Can a "tooth" come between friends?
School Library Journal
Gr 1-3-- Best friends Robby and Arlo dress alike and do most of the same things. However, their friendship is in jeopardy over a bet about who will lose the next tooth. Hafner's realistic and humorous illustrations provide ample reading clues on every page. (Check out Arlo's daydream vision of the tooth fairy flying over a disbelieving cat!) This book is unassuming but provides a good story for young readers on peer relationships as they learn to balance their wants with others. It should encourage emerging readers to flex their reading muscles. --Gale W. Sherman, Pocatello Public Library, Idaho

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394892795
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
11/28/1988
Series:
Step into Reading Book Series: A Step 3 Book
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
154,226
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)
Lexile:
260L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Joanna Cole is the author of the popular Magic School Bus series, I'm a Big Brother, I'm a Big Sister, and many other award-winning books. In Asking About Sex & Growing Up, she provides a reassuring blend of practical guidance and scientific fact for the audience that needs it most.

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The Missing Tooth: (Step into Reading Books Series: A Step 3 Book) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
theholly5510 More than 1 year ago
Arlo and Robby are so much alike.They both love peanut butter ice cream.They both have pet toads.They even have a tooth missing in the same place.But one day Arlo and Robby have a fight all because they aren't the same anymore.Can best friends be different?Find out in this funny story.