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Arthur and the School Pet

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During Christmas vacation week, D.W. volunteers to take the classroom pet gerbil, Speedy, home for the holidays. D.W. plans to teach him some new tricks to show her class, but soon learns that taking care of a gerbil isn’t as easy as she thinks, especially one as quick as Speedy. . . .
Paperback, 24 pages
Published January 28th 2003 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published January 1st 2003)
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Alexandria Hiam
Arthur's younger sister, D.W. volunteers to take home the class Gerbil, Speedy, over Christmas vacation. And Speedy lives up to his name. D.W. leaves him under the tree on Christmas Eve hoping Santa will see him and leave him a present. When she wakes up in the morning, she finds Speedy is gone. D.W. is very worried that her class will be very upset with her for losing Speedy. They soon find him on top of the Christmas tree. He disappears three more times and runs away after D.W. mentions giving ...more
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Arthur's younger sister, D.W. volunteers to take home the class Gerbil, Speedy, over Christmas vacation. And Speedy lives up to his name. D.W. leaves him under the tree on Christmas Eve hoping Santa will see him and leave him a present. When she wakes up in the morning, she finds Speedy is gone. D.W. is very worried that her class will be very upset with her for losing Speedy. They soon find him on top of the Christmas tree. He disappears three more times and runs away after D.W. mentions giving ...more
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Jul 10, 2014 Rosa Cline rated it liked it
Shelves: kids, christmas
Finally a book that doesn't make Arthur's little sister D.W. a horrible tantrum screaming kid! This book was really nice to read DW take responsibility for her class pet during the Christmas holiday break. She takes full responsibility for him, not her parents or older brother but her. A very good lesson for children reading-listening to this story! Very well written Mr. Brown!
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Apr 21, 2013 Jen rated it it was amazing
soooooooooooooooooooooo ADORABLE:)
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Marc Tolon Brown is perhaps best known for his Arthur series of children's books.

He lives on Martha's Vineyard and in New York City with his wife, Laurie Krasny Brown. He has three children, sons Tolon and Tucker, and daughter Eliza. The names of his two sons have been hidden in all of the Arthur books except for one: Arthur's Tooth.
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