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Vera Rides a Bike

3.53  ·  Rating Details  ·  32 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Vera carefully strapped the helmet on. Father held the bike and she mounted the seat. Her feet fit the pedals perfectly. Vera felt very big.

Spunky Vera is back and riding a bike in a winning new adventure

Vera loves her shiny red tricycle, even if she is a little too big for it. When it gets stolen one day at the park, Vera is heartbroken, until she inherits her sister Elai
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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Errin Tucker
Apr 12, 2012 Errin Tucker rated it really liked it
This story fits in the genre of Contemporary Realistic Fiction and is designed for children ages P and up.

This was a story about a child who lost her bike, gets a new one and learns to ride it.

This is a book designed for young readers because it is also a picture book.The pictures would be very enjoyable for children of all ages. The word choice would be understood by children as well. Many children will be able to relate to this story because there are so many children who ride a bike for the
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Salima Hart
This is a book about a young girl whose tricycle gets stolen. She becomes very sad because she loved her tricycle and felt that her summer was now ruined. Her parents decide to give her an early birthday present...a bicycle. Vera does not know how to ride a two-wheeler, but with the help of her parents can do so quite well. One day she decides to ride without her family and sneaks off to ride in the park. She's enjoying herself for quite sometime until she realizes one thing...she doesn't know h ...more
Deanna
Jan 08, 2015 Deanna rated it really liked it
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I was so impressed with this line in the book. Vera sees Norman at the park and he taunts her by saying, "I bet you can't ride that bike by yourself." She could have responded with anger and gotten offended, sulked off, etc. But, this is her response: "Yes, I can. But will you hold it so I can start?" Norman responds with: "Sure." I have a lot to learn from Vera!
The Brothers
Mar 06, 2016 The Brothers rated it liked it
Shelves: bicycles, fathers
The story of a little girl learning how to ride her bike and what happens when she has to stop the bike by herself for the first time. Nothing really unique or special here.

Illustrations are standard.
Gail
Jul 22, 2011 Gail rated it liked it
Shelves: children-s-books
A good story about learning and can also get you talking about rules for leaving the house without your parents.
Susan
Dec 10, 2009 Susan rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Made me want to ride a bike. Way to go Vera!
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