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Tell Me A Story Mama

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A young girl and her mother remember together all the girl's favorite stories about her mother's childhood.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1992 by Scholastic (first published 1989)
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Lluvia
Jan 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Author: Angela Johnson
Ages Recommended: 4th grade

This book is about a young girl who asks her mother to tell her an old story. The little girl asks her mother to tell her about an old mean lady that used to live next to her mother when she was a little girl among other short stories. As you are reading the book, you noticed that the mother is not telling the story, but daughter. The little girl is telling the story to her mother and her mother is the one listening. I really liked this book becau
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Leatha
Dec 11, 2011 added it
This story is about a mother and daughter and their conversations at night before bed. The daughter asks her mother to tell her stories about her childhood. The mother tells different stories about when she was growing up. The daughter has heard the stories so many times she tells the mom the stories before bed at night.

This is a great book for young children grades K-3rd. The book is a great book about family and the great relationship a mother and daughter have. The book shows feelings of love
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Megan Willis
Feb 05, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: memories, block-2
Children are always fascinated about their parents' lives as kids. In this story, a young girl requests story after story from her mother. But she ends up telling the stories for her mom because she knows them so well! It is important for children to get to know their parents as people, and not just mom and dad. Hopefully reading this book will inspire children and their parents to sit down together and just talk! This book is also a great example of how a story can go back in forth in time. One ...more
Courtney Bowman
This book is about a young girl wanting mama to tell her a story, but she is the one telling the story to mama instead.

This book would be good for all the talkative students so they can see why listening is so important.
Katie
A little girl recalls the stories that her mother has told her about herself growing up. Good form making connections and voice
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