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jdowney

His house was not very zippy or cool, but it was very safe.

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jdowney

This would be fun to do retelling with. Also, comparing and contrasting different adaptations.

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jdowney
Pickpick

Another adaptation of the three little pigs story. This version takes a fun spin on the traditional story. Taking place in outer space, three little aliens go on their way to find a planet of their own. It holds onto the themes and similarities of the original story.

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Gracehake
Toys in Space | Mini Grey

“It looked carefully at the toys. None of the toys was the one it was looking for. The hoctopize showed the toys a picture of its Cuddles who was lost.”

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Gracehake
Toys in Space | Mini Grey

This is a very cute story that ties supernatural elements of aliens and UFO‘s into a childrens book. The toys experience outer space for the first time and encounter an alien.

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Gracehake
Toys in Space | Mini Grey
Mehso-so

This is a story about a bunch of toys that get left outside overnight, and they see the stars and space for the first time. They then see a spaceship coming down and it sucks the toys up into it. The “hoctopize” alien comes out looking upset and does not see the toy it was looking for. They all have a party in space and convince hoctopize to let all of the toys go back home.

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Gracehake
Baloney, Henry P. | Jon Scieszka

“Someone had put my desk in a torakku . The torakku drove me right to the szkola”

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Gracehake
Baloney, Henry P. | Jon Scieszka

I enjoyed the font and illustrations in this story. Each of the made up words were in a different color to place emphasis on them. The aliens looked very odd which was entertaining as well, and easy to tell they are aliens.

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Gracehake
Baloney, Henry P. | Jon Scieszka
Mehso-so

This is a story about an alien that is late for class because encountered many different inconveniences that are things that are made up words in our world, but they are real things in the alien world. He has to explain all of this to his teacher so that he does not receive life long detention.

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Lilyj9
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“But how was I ever going to get through and medical school when I could barely sit still”
I think this is a really good thing to put a children‘s book because there‘s a lot of students who do struggle with this, and he eventually became an a famous astronaut.