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Sophie's Squash Go to School

Written by Pat Zietlow Miller & illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf
Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
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“This charming sequel to the beloved Sophie’s Squash is the perfect antidote to the back-to-school jitters. Sophie goes to school for the first time and has no interest in making friends that aren’t squash. Here’s a gently humorous read-aloud that proves that making friends, just like growing squash, takes time. a On Sophie’s first day of school, nobody appreciates her two best friends, Bonnie and Baxter, baby squash that she grew in her garden. Even worse, one classmate, Steven Green, won’t leave Sophie alone. He sits by her at circle time. He plays near her during recess. And he breathes on her while she paints. Steven just wants to be friends, but Sophie isn’t interested. Still, Sophie knows that her squash friends won’t last forever. Maybe it would be nice to have some human friends after all. . . .”

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Who Wrote Sophie's Squash Go to School

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Pat Zietlow Miller

Pat Zietlow Miller is a bestselling children’s book author. She is the author of Sophie’s Squash, which was starred by Kirkus, Booklist, SLJ, and PW, as well as awarded the 2014 Crystal Kite Award, the 2014 Golden Kite Award, a 2014 Charlotte Zolotow Honor, and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor. Her second book, Wherever You Go, received two starred reviews and has sold in multiple translations. She is also the author of Sharing the Bread, Sophie’s Squash Goes to School, and The Quickest Kid in Clarksville.

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Who Illustrated Sophie's Squash Go to School

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Anne Wilsdorf

Anne Wilsdorf’s illustrations for Sophie’s Squash were described as “bursting with color and energy on every page” in a starred review from Booklist. She has illustrated numerous books for children, including Sophie’s Squash Go to School, the sequel to Pat Zietlow Miller’s Sophie’s Squash, as well as Susan McElroy Montanari’s My Dog’s a Chicken, Elizabeth Bluemle’s Dogs on the Bed, Eileen Spinelli’s The Best Story, Sharon Arms Doucet’s Alligator Sue, and Lenore Look’s Ruby Lu series.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780553509441
Publication Date:
January 1, 2016
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2014040340
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0553509446
Lexile:
AD550L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
183355
ATOS Book Level:
2.5
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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