"Hello. Good-bye. Every day we use these words. In one way or another we say them again and again. We say 'hello' when we meet. We say 'good-bye' when we part. They are a beginning and an end."
Who but the incomparable Aliki would be able to take these two simple words and show us that they are filled with possibilities. There are many different kinds of hellos — and just as many good-byes. And each can be filled with excitement and surprise. Start reading-and say hello to fun!
Common Core Alignment: RI.K.9. With prompting and support, identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).