Kyle's First Crush

Kyle's First Crush

by Leah Orr
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Kyle's First Crush by Leah Orr

Kyle falls in love for the first time in Ms. Irene's Pre Kindergarten Class. Ashley Elizabeth is a beautiful little girl who melts his heart.

He learns that Ashley Elizabeth has an illness called Cystic Fibrosis, and loves her even more. With help from his mom, he finally gets the courage to let Ashley Elizabeth know how he feels. You will enjoy this very endearing story about first love.

This is the first book in a series of 7.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781425957339
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.08(d)

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Kyle's First Crush 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Leah Orr brings us the story of Kyle and his crush on Ashley Elizabeth who has cystic fibrosis. It a simple story, appropriate for pre-school through first grade, to begin to acquaint kids with the idea that some kids have problems. Orr hopes to promote awareness and to raise money for cystic fibrosis research; all of the profits from the sale of the book will go to that foundation.

Kyle thinks that Ashley Elizabeth is pretty and brave and when she is absent from school, he is worried, and misses her. This time she was only visiting her grandmother. Ashley Elizabeth assures Kyle that her doctor gives her lots of medicine to keep her body working right. At the back of the book are a photo of the real-life Ashley Elizabeth and a short section on her cystic fibrosis.

Kyle¿s First Crush is very useful to initiate conversations with young children about other kids that have medical problems or disabilities and could be incorporated within the pre-school and grade school curriculum. It has a serious message for little inquiring minds, accompanied by wonderful illustrations by Josephine Lepore
Beverly Rowe,
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am a school teacher and my kids love this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is an awesome book for a child of any age. I enjoyed it, and I know my children did as well.This is a great way to help build awareness of cystic fibrosis as well as contribute to finding a cure. Leah Orr has captured our hearts, through the characters in this darling story. It would be great as a gift also. God bless you and your family, I wish you much success.
Guest More than 1 year ago
We all wish we could be back in pre-K...Kyle and Ashley bring back memories for all of us in this engaging story and well illustrated book. The straightforward storyline lets children and parents alike open up to conversations about dealing with differences between young kids and their perceptions and feelings for each other. The clear and engaging illustrations bring the story to life with humor and vibrant colors. A perfect bed time story!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This adorable kindergarten love story is a great medium for spreading the awareness of CF!
Guest More than 1 year ago
fun, beautifully illustrated, and I love these two characters.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Charming, warm and wonderful book about a little boy's first crush on a girl who has cystic fibrosis. Love the book and the fact that all proceeds are donated to finding a cure.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Perfect for story time, this adorable story about a boy's first crush also unique enlightens and raises awarenss about Cystic Fibrosis. A good conversation starter, also with beautiful illustrations make the book visually appealing to youngsters.
Guest More than 1 year ago
adorable love story about a little boy who falls in love in pre kindergarten.