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    The Recess Queen

    The Recess Queen

    by Alexis O'Neill and Laura Huliska-Beith

    Watch out! Here comes Mean Jean the Recess Queen, pushing and smooshing all the kids in school. But when a new girl shows up on the playground and asks Mean Jean to jump rope, the two quickly become best friends. Your young student will love this playground tale filled with colorful, funny collage and acrylic illustrations that bring the story to life.

    Learning Benefits
    This tale of friendship teaches the importance of kindness and bravery in the face of bullying.

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    Worst Best Friend, The (EBK)

    Worst Best Friend, The (EBK)

    by O'Neill, Alexis and Laura Huliska-Beith

    Mike and Conrad, Conrad and Mike, are the BEST best friends. That is, until Victor, a new boy, a big boy, a cool boy, arrives at school. Suddenly, Conrad turns into the WORST best friend and forgets all about his pal Mike. But when Victor's need to win leaves Conrad crushed, it's Mike who steps up to the plate and shows how to be a real friend, a true-blue friend, a best friend.

    Exuberant illustrations and rhythmic text bounce off the pages in this frank and funny look at the challenges and rewards of friendship. A perfect read-aloud to share with friends again and again.

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The Recess Queen

Author: Alexis O'Neill

Illustrator: Laura Huliska-Beith

Interest Level:
Pre-K-3

Lexile Framework:
450L

Grade Level Equivalent:
2.6

Guided Reading Level:
NR

Age:
4-8

Subject:
Conflict Resolution, Bullying Experiences, Recess, Friends and Friendship, Elementary School

About This Book

In this sassy playground romp the irrepressible new kid dethrones the reigning recess bully by doing the unthinkable — she invites her to be her friend!

Not only will kids relate to the all-too-common issue of bullying, but parents and teachers will appreciate the story's deft handling of conflict resolution (achieved without adult intervention).

Full-color illustrations.


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