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 Llama Llama misses Mama
 Author: Dewdney, Anna


 Publisher:  Viking
 Pub Year: 2009

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [31] p., col. ill., 27 cm.

 BTSB No: 276348 ISBN: 9780670061983
 Ages: 3-6 Grades: K-1

 Subjects:
 Stories in rhyme
 Separation anxiety -- Fiction
 Nursery schools -- Fiction
 School stories
 Llamas -- Fiction

Price: $20.71

Summary:
Llama Llama experiences separation anxiety on his first day of nursery school.

Series:
Llama Llama


Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 1.60
   Points: .5   Quiz: 129410
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: K-2
   Reading Level: 1.00
   Points: 1.0   Quiz: 50621

Common Core Standards 
   Grade K → Reading → RL Literature → K.RL Key Ideas & Details
   Grade K → Reading → RL Literature → K.RL Craft & Structure
   Grade K → Reading → RL Literature → K.RL Integration of Knowledge & Ideas
   Grade K → Reading → RL Literature → Texts Illustrating Complexity, Quality, & Range
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → Texts Illustrating the Complexity, Quality, & Rang
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Key Ideas & Details
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Integration of Knowledge & Ideas
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Range of Reading & Level of Text Complexity

Reviews:
   School Library Journal (06/01/09)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 06/01/2009 PreS-K— Dewdney's third book in the series retains the charm of the earlier titles. This time the little llama is starting school. He feels shy and lonely and misses his mama, but the day is saved by friendly intervention from his teacher and classmates. She reassures him, "Don't be sad, new little llama!/It's OK to miss your mama./But don't forget—/when day is through,/she will come right back to you." The children invite him to play and keep him busy and happy until his mother arrives. In a satisfying conclusion, the little llama realizes that he can love both Mama and school. Emotionally realistic storytelling, a bouncing rhythm, skilled rhyming, and expressive paintings in bright colors make for a pleasing package. Youngsters just beginning school will relate to Llama Llama's feelings, and caregivers will appreciate the story's supportive message.—Heidi Estrin, Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel, Boca Raton, FL - Copyright 2009 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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