Jake's best thumb (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Jake's best thumb

Jake's best thumb

Author: Ilene Cooper; Claudio Muñoz
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When Jake goes to kindergarten, a bully teases him about sucking his thumb, but Jake discovers that everyone--even bullies--needs some help being brave.
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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Children's picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Romans
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooper, Ilene.
Jake's best thumb.
New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)743497248
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilene Cooper; Claudio Muñoz
ISBN: 9780525477884 0525477888
OCLC Number: 85898907
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Ilene Cooper ; illustrated by Claudio Muñoz.

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When Jake goes to kindergarten, a bully teases him about sucking his thumb, but Jake discovers that everyone--even bullies--needs some help being brave.
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-02) Good Permalink

     A nicely written story about a boy named Jake who constantly sucks on his left thumb despite his family's objections.  As Jake  starts Kindergarten, he soons learns that other children have their own items that they cling to when they are scared or uncertain. ...
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