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Answers to questions children ask most frequently about themselves, everyday life, animals, plants, nature, space travel, and various other topics.

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9780873920100 | Standard Educational Corp, May 1, 1989, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Answers to questions children ask most frequently about themselves, everyday life, animals, plants, nature, space travel, and various other topics.

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Lupe, a young Mexican American, must translate for her mother who speaks only Spanish until Mrs. Gomez decides to learn English in order to get a better job
By Judith Friedman (illustrator) and Muriel Stanek

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9780807536599 | Albert Whitman & Co, February 1, 1989, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Lupe, a young Mexican American, must translate for her mother who speaks only Spanish until Mrs.

When Tina asks her mother for help in first-grade reading, she discovers to her shock that her mother can't read. A concerned teacher helps them to find tutors and they both learn to read together.

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9780807553435 | Albert Whitman & Co, May 1, 1986, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: When Tina asks her mother for help in first-grade reading, she discovers to her shock that her mother can't read.

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Text and black-and-white photographs describe the efforts of a Vietnamese refugee family to adjust to life in Chicago.

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9780756777951 | Diane Pub Co, April 1, 1985, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Text and photographs describe the efforts of a refugee family adjusting to life in Chicago.

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9780807586990 | Albert Whitman & Co, August 1, 1985, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Describes the efforts of a Vietnamese refugee family to adjust to life in Chicago while keeping the customs and traditions of their homeland

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When his mother must take a job and can't afford a babysitter, a young boy gradually develops confidence about staying home alone after school.
By Ruth Rosner (illustrator) and Muriel Stanek

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9780807502785 | Albert Whitman & Co, February 1, 1985, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Although a bit nervous, the young boy in this story handles his first day of coming home to an empty house well by remembering the safety rules that his mother taught him

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This provocative and timely story provides help for children subjected to child abuse by offering tips on where to go for help, explaining that the child is not to blame, and showing the child that their situation is not unique
By Helen Cogancherry (illustrator) and Muriel Stanek

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9780807516898 | Albert Whitman & Co, October 1, 1983, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A kind and sensitive school nurse sees that a young victim of child abuse and her abusing mother get help.

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Penny learns that foster children and their temporary siblings must sometimes make difficult adjustments when her 'sister' reacts with hostility and resentment upon her arrival
By Judith Cheng (illustrator) and Muriel Stanek

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9780807553657 | Albert Whitman & Co, January 1, 1982, cover price $10.50 | About this edition: An only child first rejects and then grows to accept and love her foster sister.

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The young narrator describes classroom activities during the first day of school.

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9780807576175 | Albert Whitman & Co, June 1, 1981, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Helps preschoolers get ready for their first day of school by describing common preparation activities and the first morning in class with a friendly teacher and satisfying work

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With the help of his family, Kenny learns to cope with his fear of the dark.

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9780807590119 | Albert Whitman & Co, November 1, 1980, cover price $10.25 | About this edition: Kenny knows that there are no monsters waiting in dark rooms for him, but he is still afraid of the dark until the rest of the family tries to help him overcome his fear

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Robbie overcomes his speech problem with the help of a skillful teacher, hard work, and the discovery that he is not alone.

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9780807530740 | Albert Whitman & Co, September 1, 1979, cover price $9.25 | About this edition: Robbie overcomes his speech problem with the help of a skillful teacher, hard work, and the discovery that he is not alone.

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