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Those Shoes

Written by Maribeth Boelts & illustrated by Noah Z. Jones
Published by Turtleback Books
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Jan 1, 2009
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Jeremy, who longs to have the black high tops that everyone at school seems to have but his grandmother cannot afford, is excited when he sees them for sale in a thrift shop and decides to buy them even though they are the wrong size.

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Lemony Snickers
Reading contracts all day long. Not bad, but not quite as fun as reading about hobbits.
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3.5 / 7.0

Those Shoes has a great lesson about sharing, even when we have very little ourselves. Jeremy lives with his grandma and they don’t have a lot of money for extra things, even though Jeremy really wants a special pair of shoes. Eventually, Jeremy finds the shoes he wants at a thrift shop and purchases them even though they are a bit too small. Later, he notices that Antonio, another boy at school, has shoes that are held together with tape. What Jeremy decides to do next is a great example of kindness and empathy. The message isn’t at all subtle, but it’s valuable and a great opportunity to talk with young readers about having an outward-looking perspective.

The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
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Who Wrote Those Shoes

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Maribeth Boelts

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

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780763642846
Publication Date:
January 1, 2009
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
259265725
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0763642843
Lexile® Level:
AD550L
ATOS® Book Level:
3.1
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
119514
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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