[Pibe-division] NBP-Announce: May book: Lilly!

Tony Grima agrima at nbp.org
Thu May 5 15:57:15 CDT 2011


May 2011 Book Club Selection
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse	
Kevin Henkes
Print/braille edition, $17.99
In contracted braille
Ages 4-8

Lilly the mouse loves everything about school - even the squeaky chalk and
the cafeteria food. But most of all, she idolizes her teacher, Mr. Slinger.
When Lilly comes to school flaunting three jingly quarters, movie-star
glasses and a purple plastic purse that plays a jaunty tune when opened, she
interrupts Mr. Slinger's lessons on "Types of Cheese" and words that rhyme
with "mice." After one too many disruptions, he confiscates the purse for
the rest of the day. Humiliated, Lilly takes revenge by slipping a mean
drawing into Mr. Slinger's book bag - only to open her purse and find a kind
note from her hero. She's filled with remorse and has to find a way to make
things right again.

Caldecott honoree Henkes understands the roller-coaster emotions of small
children. He conveys Lilly's enthusiasm for her prize possessions, but
astutely shows that Lilly goes too far when she acts up in class. He offers
useful, timeless advice for apologizing to a friend and resolving a
conflict.


To order or read more about this book online, visit
http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/BC1105-LILLY.html


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