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Max (Reading Rainbow Books)

by Rachel Isadora

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I really enjoyed the book "Max" because of how different it is. "Max" takes away gender roles when the young boy participates in a ballet class and enjoyed it. It shows kids that you do not have to participate in typical "boy" or "girl" activities. It shows diversity in a different way and I really enjoy this perspective for student. I definitely recommend. ( )
  arizzo | Oct 18, 2018 |
In this book max ends up liking the way his sisters dance class exercises before practice and he implements it before his baseball practice. teaching him that the way his sister practices doesn't mean he can't practice that way.
Ages: 3-5
source: pierce college library
  Elizabeth1996 | Aug 20, 2018 |
In this book, Max spends some time at his sister's dance class, after going back and forth about it, he decides to stretch with the class. He ends up enjoying it and decides that its a new way he is going to stretch for baseball. This book is great for teaching children to develop positive self concepts and also build up their self esteem.
Age: 3-5
Source: Pierce College Library ( )
  PineappleGen | Aug 15, 2018 |
A child goes to his sisters dance class to warm up for his game and learns his own values. Ages 3-5. Pierce CC library.
  JeremeScheidt | Aug 14, 2018 |
Max loves to play baseball. he walks with his sister , he is on his way to the game field , she is going to ballet. He got some time to spare and his sister invites him to watch her dance. after a while he decided to join the girls and together they stretch and leap. Max is surprised that he liked ballet he leaps and bounds to the ball field.
  PiaVanValkenberg | Aug 7, 2018 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0020438001, Paperback)

ALA Notable Children's Book

International Reading Association Classroom Choice

A Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies

Max is a crack baseball player. Saturday mornings he walks with his sister, Lisa, to her dancing school on his way to the park for his weekly game. One morning Max is early, and Lisa's teacher invites him to join the class. Max stretches at the barre. He struggles for a split. And before he knows it, he's having fun! Young ballplayers and ballet dancers will share Max's delight when he discovers that dance class is a great way to warm up for a home run.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:07:42 -0400)

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Max finds a new way to warm up for his Saturday baseball game--his sister's dancing class.

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