1: early reader
2: picture book
|Category Description||juvenile fiction / social themes / peer pressure|
|Dimensions||10.3 in h | 9.8 in w | 0.2 in t | 0.5 lb wt|
"In this witty, wise picture book, Boelts presents a kid s-eye view of a consumerA 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.