Those Shoes

Those Shoes

Paperback(Reprint)

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Overview

"In this witty, wise picture book, Boelts presents a kid’s-eye view of a consumer fad that rages through school at gale force." — Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)

All Jeremy wants is a pair of those shoes, the ones everyone at school seems to be wearing. Though Jeremy’s grandma says they don’t have room for "want," just "need," when his old shoes fall apart at school, he is more determined than ever to have those shoes, even a thrift-shop pair that are much too small. But sore feet aren’t much fun, and Jeremy soon sees that the things he has — warm boots, a loving grandma, and the chance to help a friend — are worth more than the things he wants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763642846
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 06/09/2009
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 1,347
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: AD550L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Maribeth Boelts is a former preschool teacher who has written numerous books for children. She lives in Iowa with her husband and three children.

Noah Z. Jones is the illustrator of NOT NORMAN: A GOLDFISH STORY, THE MONSTER IN THE BACKPACK, and WELCOME TO THE BED AND BISCUIT. He lives in Maine.

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