Late Nate in a Race
Holiday House, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
New readers will empathize with the endearing mouse in this easy-to-read story by Caldecott Medal winner Emily Arnold McCully.
The race is today. Jake, Jane, Mom, and Dad are ready to leave, but where is Nate? He doesn't even want to race. But with Mom's encouragement, Nate enters the race and wins. It turns out that sometimes Nate likes to go slow. And sometimes he likes to go fast!
Children will relate to Nate's fears and applaud his courage to try something new. Easy vocabulary, phonics practice, and, most important of all, a great story and the highest quality art make this book esential for every new reader's bookshelf.
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Review: Late Nate in a Race: An I Like to Read BookUser Review - Shelli - Goodreads
Not a story you would read because its fantastic, funny or has any real meaning or moral. However, the basic writing is good for young readers who need to work on their reading confidence and fluency. Read full review
Review: Late Nate in a Race: An I Like to Read BookUser Review - Diana Pettis - Goodreads
Xander and I read this together tonight. A good book to share read with an emerging reader. Would recommend for shared reading. Read full review