Bound To Stay Bound

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 Waiting is not easy! (Elephant & Piggie book)
 Author: Willems, Mo

 Publisher:  Hyperion Books for Children (2014)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: 57 p., col. ill., 23 cm.

 BTSB No: 949616 ISBN: 9781423199571
 Ages: 4-8 Grades: K-3

 Subjects:
 Patience -- Fiction
 Elephants -- Fiction
 Pigs -- Fiction
 Humorous fiction

Price: $15.99

Summary:
Piggie tells Gerald she has a surprise for him, but it is not there yet so Gerald must be patient.

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Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: .90
   Points: .5   Quiz: 170768

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (11/15/14)
   School Library Journal (02/01/15)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 02/01/2015 K-Gr 2—Gerald and Piggie are sharing another adventure in the latest book in the series. The expected large print, spare dialogue, and bubble delivery make it easy to read. Gerald loses patience with Piggie when he is told that a surprise is in store but that he must wait for it. His reactions include producing several loud GROANS and reminding Piggie repeatedly that waiting is NOT easy. Piggie knows that the surprise is worth the wait, but she has to keep Gerald there to see it. The simple words and expressive illustrations, as always, reveal the fact that we often overlook the obvious and that there is beauty all around us. Nothing brings greater joy than sharing that beauty with our friends. VERDICT This original story is about friendship, but it also offers insights into human emotions.—Janene Corbin, Rosebank Elementary School, Nashville, TN - Copyright 2015 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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