The Resource The thing Lou couldn't do, written and illustrated by Ashley Spires

The thing Lou couldn't do, written and illustrated by Ashley Spires

Label
The thing Lou couldn't do
Title
The thing Lou couldn't do
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Ashley Spires
Title variation
Thing Lou could not do
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This delightful picture book from Ashley Spires, bestselling author of The Most Magnificent Thing, perfectly depicts what children go through when confronted with something difficult. With humor and endearing artwork, Spires sensitively portrays Lou procrastinating, making excuses, imagining alternatives and denying she cares. Ultimately, Lou faces her fear, and although she fails, the effort empowers her, encouraging a growth mindset. All the while, Lou's friends model compassionate friendship by offering to teach her how to climb and then moving the game. This book makes a perfect choice for a character education discussion about courage or resilience, or a life-skills lesson on facing challenges. The story also promotes the joy of imaginative play in the outdoors.--Provided by publisher
Summary
Lou and her friends are BRAVE adventurers. They run FASTER than airplanes. They build MIGHTY fortresses. They rescue WILD animals.? But one day, when they're looking for a ship to play pirates in, Lou's friend has an idea: Up there! The tree can be our ship! Ummm ...? says Lou. This is something new. Lou has never climbed a tree before, and she's sure she can't do it
Tone
Illustration
Award
OLA Best Bets, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10573330
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spires, Ashley
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
500
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Courage
  • Determination (Personality trait)
  • Fear of failure
Target audience
preschool
Label
The thing Lou couldn't do, written and illustrated by Ashley Spires
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771387279
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The thing Lou couldn't do, written and illustrated by Ashley Spires
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771387279
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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