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Fiona likes to take her time. In fact, she takes so much time that her toes wrinkle in the tub and her dog falls asleep waiting to be fed. When she misses the bus one time too many, Fiona's mom sends her to Speed School. Fiona learns to move so fast her head starts to spin. One day, while eating doughnuts, listening to music, painting a picture, and dribbling a basketball ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published October 1st 2010 by Boyds Mills Press
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Kate Hastings
Jan 04, 2014 Kate Hastings rated it really liked it
Shelves: early-readers
Grades K-2. RL 370.Fiona is s-l-o-w. Her ice cream melts before she is finished eating it. She's as wrinkly as a raisin before she's done with her bath. And every day she is nearly late for the bus. So her family forces her to go to speed school, where she learns how to do everything so fast that she's miserable. So she makes her family try slow school-- and see how taking the time to enjoy things is sometimes better than always being in a hurry.
Sarah Hibbitts
Feb 03, 2011 Sarah Hibbitts rated it really liked it
This is a very neat book, written for a young reader. It talks about slowing down the rush all around us and taking time to smell the roses and go for walks and climb trees. Exactly what we all need to do right now! Possibly listworthy, possibly bibliotherapy...
Megan
Feb 05, 2011 Megan rated it really liked it
An easy reader. Fiona teaches her family to slow down and enjoy life. When I read it to my niece, as soon as it was finished, she wanted to hurry up and read it again at once.
The Library Lady
Jun 09, 2011 The Library Lady rated it it was ok
A preachy little number that would have been better as a picture book. Then it could go on the shelf next to the Berenstain Bears :/
Josie
Dec 30, 2010 Josie rated it really liked it
Shelves: easy-reader
Cute easy reader.
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Emily Smith Pearce grew up in South Carolina. She has an M.F.A. in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College. She lives with her husband and their two children in Charlotte, NC.

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