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  • Published: New York : Frances Foster Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, c2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 360

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 9780374302023
  • 0374302022

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Alfie runs away

by Cadow, Kenneth M.

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Call number: E CAD

Available Copies: Downtown Youth PicBks

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Told he must give up his favorite, now too-small, shoes, Alfie leaves home, but not before his mother persuades him to take all of the things he might need while he is gone.

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This is a good book about supporting a child's independence and ability to resolve a problem on their own. The boy doesn't want to get rid of his small shoes so he runs away and finds a good solution.

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