1 edition of Amanda Pig and the wiggly tooth found in the catalog.
Reading level 1.9--T.p. verso.
|Statement||Dial Books for Young Readers|
|Publishers||Dial Books for Young Readers|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 136 p. :|
|Number of Pages||71|
|3||Oliver and Amanda|
When Amanda Pig has her first loose tooth, she is reluctant to pull it. File Size: 3MB.
Van Leeuwen beautifully balances dialogue with action and the internal narrative of her heroine to create a forward-moving tale that will carry readers along, feeling alternately sad and proud for Weezie all the way. The text is masterfully paced, with just the right combination of drama, action and dialogue, spiced with a droll sense of humor.
There's bossy big sister, Flossie. She wiggles it during reading. Amanda and her family try lots of things to make her tooth fall out. And messy, but much-loved, Baby Sadie. She's small, but does that stop her? " -Publishers Weekly Nominated for the Arkansas Diamond Book Award. But nothing turns out quite right. Why, her real daddy might even be better than the made-up daddy she's been telling lies about in school!
The twins, Homer and Henry, always on the go.
She makes tea for Momma in Gramma Emmeline's beautiful teapot. New books by Jean Van Leeuwen September, 2014 The Missing Pieces of Me More than anything, Weezie wants to please her momma. "The story expresses Amanda's worries, fears, and curiosity with a certain wry humor that is reflected in the cheerful, intensely colorful artwork. Tired of making up stories about a father who ran off before she was born, Weezie teams up with her bike-riding buddy, Calvin, and new friend, Louella, to find her mysterious missing father.
" -ALA Booklist Chicken Soup Mrs. She babysits her spoiled half-sister, Ruth Ann, and little Jackson. "This is the poignant story of sensitive Weezie, who is growing up in an 1980's Oklahoman trailer park with an overworked and unloving Momma. So Amanda wiggles her tooth on the playground. Whether trying to outdo each other or cheering one another on, making the most of an unexpected mishap, or coping with a big-sister-in-charge, these high-spirited bunnies will hop, pop, twirl, and leap—right into your heart.
" -School Library Journal starred review "Weezie's earnest attempts to find her father without her mother's cooperation and her persistent efforts to be a better person are touchingly revealed through her candid narration.
Sing country and western songs? " - Kirkus Reviews starred review Amanda Pig and the Wiggly Tooth Amanda Pig has her very first wiggly tooth!
" - Kirkus Reviews starred review Amanda Pig and the Wiggly Tooth Amanda Pig has her very first wiggly tooth! That means she will soon have her very first visit from the Tooth Fairy.
He loves trucks and tricks.