JoJo the Giant

Children are eager to grow bigger, and JoJo is no exception He always asks his mother the same question How much did I grow today No matter how often his mother assures him that good things come in small packages, he is desperate to be bigger After all, he wants to run in a race to win a pair of red Rocket Racer shoes But how can he compete against bullies who are mChildren are eager to grow bigger, and JoJo is no exception He always asks his mother the same question How much did I grow today No matter how often his mother assures him that good things come in small packages, he is desperate to be bigger After all, he wants to run in a race to win a pair of red Rocket Racer shoes But how can he compete against bullies who are much bigger than he is A delightful surprise ending illustrates how true growth is not always measured in inches Jane Barclay s heartwarming story explores a theme that speaks to every child Esperan a Melo s wonderful art complements the text to create a charming book that s bound to become a favorite.
JoJo the Giant Children are eager to grow bigger and JoJo is no exception He always asks his mother the same question How much did I grow today No matter how often his mother assures him that good things come in sm

  • Title: JoJo the Giant
  • Author: Jane Barclay Esperanca Melo
  • ISBN: 9780887769764
  • Page: 254
  • Format: Hardcover
  • JoJo the Giant by Jane Barclay JoJo the Giant has ratings and reviews Cynthia said When JoJo sees amazing new sneakers in the store window, but thinks about how tight money is JoJo the Giant Jane Barclay, Esperanca Melo JoJo the Giant Hardcover January , by Jane Barclay Author Visit s Jane Barclay Page Find all the books, read about the author, and See search results for this author Are you an author Learn about Author Central Jane Barclay JoJo the Giant PenguinRandomhouse About JoJo the Giant Children are eager to grow bigger, and JoJo is no exception He always asks his mother the same question How much did I grow today No matter how often his mother assures him that good things come in small packages, he is desperate to be bigger. JoJo the Giant by Jane Barclay, Esperanca Melo JoJo has big dreams, and he wonders if he ll ever achieve them Bullies on the corner tease him about his size, calling him a runaway shrimp When Smiling Sam s Shoe Shop sponsors a big race, JoJo obsesses over the prize a pair of red Rocket Racers. Jojo The Giant Download eBook PDF EPUB jojo the giant Download jojo the giant or read online here in PDF or EPUB Please click button to get jojo the giant book now All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don t worry about it. JoJo the Giant Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers JoJo the Giant Written by Jane Barclay Illustrated by Esperanca Melo ISBN Ages This uplifting story about determination and compassion can inspire children to have faith in themselves and look beyond their shortcomings. CM Magazine JoJo the Giant University of Manitoba JoJo the Giant is a slight, fast moving story with a theme that will appeal to many children, particularly boys whose small stature or late growth spurt gives them feelings of insignificance or inferiority.

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    1. JoJo is a small boy who doesn't always feel confident that his mother is right when she says that good things come in small packages. He can't wait to grow up. Sometimes, however, there is more to growing that height. JoJo enters a race in spite of the snarky Big Tony and the jeering bullies on the corner and discovers that belief in himself helps him to grow more than he could ever have imagined.A very good story for working on inferring skills with primary students. There are small and subtle [...]

    2. This book is great since it depicts issues in self-esteem, based on how one physically looks. Kids are often very eager to be taller and older and often feel inferior if they are smaller, sadder, or not as speedy. This book features JoJo, a child who is very small and who wants to do well in a race against bigger, faster characters. It is a book that most children can relate to since many children desire to keep up with their peers. The illustrations enhance the story wonderfully, making JoJo th [...]

    3. Desperate to grow bigger even though his mother reassures him that good things come in small packages, little JoJo longs to run a race to win red Rocket Racer shoes but despairs at the thought of having to compete against large bullies.

    4. As with all children Jo Jo is eager to grow taller. Each day he questions his mother about how much taller he may get that new day. Jo Jo shows that it doesn't take height to be a bigger person. His great character can lead to wonderful discussions with you and your young reader.

    5. This little picture book is very relatable -- at one time, everyone will feel like he or she doesn't measure up, and sometimes literally. This is a reminder for kids that they are exactly right exactly how they are.

    6. Appealing story about a young boy, teased for his small size, wanting to do something nice for his hardworking mom.

    7. JoJo is small in stature but that doesn't stop him. Great selection for all ages of the Blue Spruce audienceHighly recommended

    8. WOW! All the points to melt my hearta child, his mother, his cat and the child's fueled desire to accomplish something huge. Way to go Jane Barclay, you created a giant story!

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