Charlotte Zolotow Highly Commended

The Chicken of the Family

September 22, 2016
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What. The younger sister of three girls is teased by her two elder sisters, who tell her she is really a chicken. so she runs away to the farm and tries to live with the chickens, who treat her better than her sisters, one of whom joins her.

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Sometimes siblings are jerks.

Chavela and the Magic Bubble

September 22, 2016
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Strange book about a Latina girl who loves gum, and gets some magic gum and blows a huge bubble and travels to Latin America and back in time or something.

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Teaches how gum is made. Also natural products are better than synthetic.

The Biggest Soap

September 22, 2016
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Story about boy who goes to buy "the biggest soap" but then needs parts of it to help people before he gets back and tells the story to his mom and her cousins doing laundry.

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Sharing is good.

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