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Those Shoes

Those Shoes

by Maribeth Boelts Illustrated by Noah Z. Jones

All Jeremy wants is a pair of those shoes like the ones everyone at school seems to be wearing. Though Jeremy's grandma says they don't have room for "want," just "need," when his old shoes fall apart at school, he is more determined than ever to have those shoes, even a thrift-shop pair that's the wrong size. But sore feet aren't much fun, and Jeremy soon sees that the things he has — warm boots, a loving grandma, and the chance to help a friend — are worth more than the things he wants.

Ages
7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 4
Grade Level Equivalent
3
Lexile Measure
680L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Maribeth Boelts
Noah Z. Jones Noah Z. Jones has illustrated several picture books and early readers.

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