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Emma dilemma : big sister poems / by Kristine O'Connell George ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library JE GEO (Text) 39206020488993 J Picture Book - Play Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780618428427
  • ISBN: 0618428429
  • Physical Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, 2011.

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Emma is Jess's little sister ... and her dilemma. How can one small girl be sweet, funny, imaginative, playful, and affectionate as well as a clinging vine, brat, tattletale, and nuisance-all at the same time? Why is Jess supposed to be a good big sister while Emma doesn't have to be a good little sister? The highlights and low points of this sibling relationship are insightfully evoked in short and simple poems, some funny, some touching, and all resonant with emotional truth. Every child with a younger sibling will recognize Jess's dilemma and the combination of ambivalence and deep loyalty that is built into the sibling relationship. Nancy Carpenter's graceful illustrations perceptively complement Kristine O'Connell George's agile poems.
Target Audience Note:
610L Lexile
Decoding demand: 65 (high) Semantic demand: 75 (high) Syntactic demand: 82 (very high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Sisters > Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Sisters > Poetry.
American poetry.

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