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Shrinking Violet

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Never has being shy seemed so rewarding!

Whether she's impersonating Elvis, swaggering like Captain Hook, or imitating the sounds of a cricket, Violet is expressive and funny -- but only when she's alone or with her best friend, Opal. At school, especially around class bully Irwin, who teases her nonstop, she retreats into a shell of shyness. But when Irwin, playing the part of Planet Mars in the class play, begins to spin wildly out of control and threatens to ruin the entire production, it's Violet who saves the day -- managing not only to give Irwin his comeuppance but to find her own unique way of surviving the spotlight.

Illustrations brimming with humor and charm add to the fun in this fresh take on overcoming shyness.

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Level 4.2, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 600L
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Grouping Title shrinking violet
Grouping Author best cari
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Last Grouping Update 2019-01-19 23:56:12PM
Last Indexed 2019-01-20 00:39:04AM

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