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The new small person

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Lauren Child tells the familiar tale of a less-than-welcome sibling with subtlety, insight, affection, and humor. Elmore Green starts life as an only child, as many children do. He has a room to himself, where he can line up his precious things and nobody will move them one inch. But one day everything changes. When the new small person comes along, it seems that everybody might like it a bit more than they like Elmore Green. And when the small person knocks over Elmore's things and even licks his jelly-bean collection, Elmore's parents say that he can't be angry because the small person is only small. Elmore wants the small person to go back to wherever it came from. Then, one night, everything changes. . . . In her signature visual style, Lauren Child gets to the heart of a child's evolving emotions about becoming a big brother or sister.
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Level 3.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 490L
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Grouped Work ID 51996e15-1f76-6db8-eb44-2e129dd19a4e
Grouping Title new small person
Grouping Author child lauren
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-06-19 22:47:36PM
Last Indexed 2019-06-19 23:59:06PM

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display_description Elmore Green enjoys being an only child, so when another small person joins the Green household, Elmore is not happy. The new small person gets his parents' attention, plays with Elmore's toys, and copies him. But when Elmore's new little brother helps him after Elmore has a bad dream, Elmore decides it's not so bad having a sibling after all.
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subject_facet African American boys -- Juvenile fiction, Brothers -- Fiction, Brothers -- Juvenile fiction, Jealousy -- Fiction, Jealousy in children -- Juvenile fiction, Only child -- Fiction, Only child -- Juvenile fiction, Picture books
title_display The new small person
title_full The New Small Person, The new small person / Lauren Child
title_short The new small person
topic_facet African American boys, Brothers, Jealousy, Jealousy in children, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Only child