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Oliver and Albert, Friends Forever (Easy-to-Read, Puffin)
Albert is the new boy in school and it seems like he knows everything. He raises his hand every time the teacher asks a question, and he even knows how to read. But at recess time Oliver finds out that there's something Albert can't do-he can't play kickball. So Oliver decides to teach Albert how to play. And along the way, Oliver and Albert both learn the importance of ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published March 18th 2002 by Puffin
(first published March 18th 2000)
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Sep 27, 2009 Dolly rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Recommends it for: beginning readers and parents reading with them
This is a great book about school, practicing to get better, going to the library to do research and being kind and standing up to bullying. Overall a great book for beginning readers to read aloud with a parent.
When I was growing up in the small town of Rutherford, New Jersey, I was always called a tomboy. That was because I loved riding bikes, climbing trees, and playing baseball with the boys in the neighborhood. When I finally came inside, I had another name: bookworm. I was seldom seen without a book in my hand. In the summertime, I would go to the library and come back with as many books as I could ...moreMore about Jean Van Leeuwen...