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  • Published: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, [1989], c1968.
  • Year Published: 1968
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 500

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0688091725
  • 0688091717


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by McKee, David.

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Where To Find It

Call number: E McK

Available Copies: Downtown Youth PicBks

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Originally published: New York : McGraw-Hill, 1968.

All the elephants of the jungle were gray except Elmer, who wasa patchwork of brilliant colors until the day he got tired of being different and making the other elephants laugh.

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Being Different

A good book to explore with your child how it feels to be different. Also colorful fun.

lovable outsider

The Elmer books are filled with a wonderful sense of love and good natured pranks. In the books you see how bring an outsider is not only a good thing, but bring love to Elmer from his other friends

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