Junk Pile

Junk Pile Helping out in her father s auto junk yard has taught Jamie how to fix the schoolbus but the other children s teasing still hurts until she learns how to fix a friendship as well

  • Title: Junk Pile
  • Author: Lady Borton
  • ISBN: 9780399227288
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Helping out in her father s auto junk yard has taught Jamie how to fix the schoolbus, but the other children s teasing still hurts until she learns how to fix a friendship as well.

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    1. Most excellent. My children (4.5 y/o boy, 3 y/o girl) loved it. Will definitely be buying to add it to our collection.I feel this is a very mature book. Not mature in the sense that it is inappropriate for children - but that it is realistic, doesn't try to sugarcoat, fantasize or gloss over the real way children interact with each other. For example, the boy who makes up a song teasing a girl is (presumably) one who has tied clamps to her dogs' tail, though it is not stated. How do the characte [...]

    2. A story of a little girl with a brother in a wheelchair. They are taunted by the neighborhood "rich kid" who lives in a big house down the street, while they live in a junk yard. Didn't like the "making fun of others" aspect, but was a good way to get a conversation going on how making fun of others who are different than us is wrong.The illustrations are nice enough.

    3. Great story for students that do not have a lot. It is also a good story to talk to students about bullying and how it can be stopped.

    4. I loved this book and so did my kids. Non-apologetic fictional account of poor white family who own a junkyard.

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