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Dialogue is the driving force in this book. Lucky Kidd is having a conversation with Curly Kidd, the dad, before he goes to ride on the meanest bull in the USA, Dynamite. Lucky seems to be the type to talk when nervous, but Curly is more of the type to stay quiet. He answers the questions, but doesn't go into much detail. The one tip he says is that while he is riding, he thinks of places he would like to go. Lucky picks that up and while the ride is going, Lucky is shouting/thinking about place ...more
I looked this book because a man rode a bull and survived. I liked the book because it had a lot of action. I liked the book because of the bull. The book had a surprise ending. It was like a rodeo. The bull rider rode the meanest bull in the USA. It had a lot of information. This book is very sensitive.
This is a fun book especially if the reader changes their voice to match that of a cowboy. I liked this book a lot because it keeps the children engaged and can teach them internal dialogue. Also, this book can teach them about surprise endings. I recommend this for a read aloud.
Oct 19, 2015 Jenna rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
White Dynamite and Curly Kid provides the reader with a great experience because of the dialogue and surprise ending. I loved the creativity this book had to offer, which makes it a great read for all ages.
Oct 19, 2015 Breana Fitzgerald rated it it was amazing
This book is great for teaching monologue and surprise endings. It is really entertaining and pretty funny. Using different voices for the dad and the kid will keep the kid's attention.
Nov 15, 2015 Kaitlyn Lawrence rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book because of the voice the characters had through dialogue. There was a surprise ending that was not expected and the story line was humorous. Students would really enjoy this book if the reader gave personality to their characters through voice and tone.
Nov 12, 2015 Abby Ueding rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
This is the story of a girl going with her dad who is a professional bull rider and her excitement as he prepares for the ride as well as her emotions throughout the ride. This uses a lot of dialogue and is very entertaining.
Nov 19, 2015 Morgan rated it it was amazing
This is a fun book to read when you give the character's voices. The book is about a child named Lucky Kidd goes to the rodeo with her dad. This is a great book to read when needing a mentor text for internal monologues or surprise endings in writing. This is also just a fun read aloud for entertainment as well.
Bill Martin, Jr. (1916-2004) was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer, and poet. His more than 300 books, among them the bestselling classics Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See; Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear; Panda Bear Panda Bear What Do You See; and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, are a testament to his ability to speak directly to children. Martin held a doctoral degree in early ...moreMore about Bill Martin Jr....