A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as a task will do him little good.
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7 stars

Owen

AR: 2.4
Lexile: 370
RC:
Written and illustrated by
Kevin Henkes
Normal-length Picture Book
Genre: Funny Fiction

Caldecott Honor Award

Have you ever had a special toy or stuffed animal you would always have around? Owen is a little kid who can't let go of his special blanket. When the neighbor comments that he is too old to have a "blanky," Owen's world is shaken up. Find out how he and his parents handle the "problem."

This is a cute and funny story that is easy to read. It's perfect for kids who are learning to deal with change. Even if you're not changing, read this book.

(Last modified:08/19/2006)

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