A Lesson in Being Grateful
When Jen’s best friend Dave gets a pony for his birthday Jen is jealous and finds things wrong with her own horse! Will she learn what it means to be grateful for what she has?
This is a Level Two I Can Read! book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. It aligns with guided reading level I and will be of interest to children Pre-K to 3rd grade.
About the Author
Dandi Daley Mackall loves God, children, words, and animals. Her nearly 500 books for children and grown-ups have sold more than four million copies worldwide. She won the ECPA Christian Book Award for Best Children’s Book 2015 and multiple Mom’s Choice Awards, as well as ALA Best Book, NY Public Library Top Pick, Children’s Book Council Award of Excellence, and the Helen Keating Ott Award for Contributions to Children’s Literature. Her novel My Boyfriends’ Dogs is now a Hallmark Movie. Dandi writes from rural Ohio, where she lives with her family, including horses, dogs, cats, and an occasional squirrel, deer, or raccoon.
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A Perfect Pony
By Dandi Daley Mackall
ZONDERVANCopyright © 2011 Dandi Daley Mackall
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Chapter OneJen's best friend was Bob the Horse. Bob was Mrs. Gray's horse. Jen took care of him.
She brushed Bob. And she loved Bob the Horse. "You are the best!" she told Bob.
Jen's other best friend was Dave. Dave loved horses, too. On the bus after school Jen asked, "Do you want to ride Bob today?" Dave answered, "Yes!" "Bob is the best," Dave said. "I love to ride Bob!"
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