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Those Shoes
By Maribeth Boelts and Noah Z. Jones (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick Pr
Publication date June 9, 2009
Pages 40
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763642846
ISBN-10 0763642843
Dimensions 0.25 by 10.25 by 9.75 in.
Weight 0.48 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: "In this witty, wise picture book, Boelts presents a kid’s-eye view of a consumer fad that rages through school at gale force." — Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)

All Jeremy wants is a pair of those shoes, the ones everyone at school seems to be wearing. Though Jeremy’s grandma says they don’t have room for "want," just "need," when his old shoes fall apart at school, he is more determined than ever to have those shoes, even a thrift-shop pair that are much too small. But sore feet aren’t much fun, and Jeremy soon sees that the things he has — warm boots, a loving grandma, and the chance to help a friend — are worth more than the things he wants.

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Paperback
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With Noah Z. Jones (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Candlewick Pr (June 9, 2009)
9780763642846 | details & prices | 40 pages | 10.25 × 9.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.48 lbs | List price $6.99
About: "In this witty, wise picture book, Boelts presents a kid’s-eye view of a consumer fad that rages through school at gale force.
School and Library
Book cover for 9780763624996
 
from Candlewick Pr (September 11, 2007)
9780763624996 | details & prices | 40 pages | 10.00 × 10.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 1.05 lbs | List price $15.99
About: Jeremy, who longs to have the black high tops that everyone at school seems to have but his grandmother cannot afford, is excited when he sees them for sale in a thrift shop and decides to buy them even though they are the wrong size.
Prebinding
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With Noah Z. Jones (other contributor) | from Turtleback Books (June 1, 2009)
9780606085472 | details & prices | 10.00 × 9.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.95 lbs | List price $17.20
About: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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