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Franklin Is Bossy by Paulette Bourgeois
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Franklin Is Bossy (original 1994; edition 1998)

by Paulette Bourgeois

Series: Franklin

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Member:ChantalBerho
Title:Franklin Is Bossy
Authors:Paulette Bourgeois
Info:Scholastic (1998), Paperback, 29 pages
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Tags:friendship, conflict resolution

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Franklin is Bossy (Franklin) by Paulette Bourgeois (1994)

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Franklin is a great series of books that kids love. This one is about how Franklin is bossing his friends around and they don't like it. They get mad and end up getting in a fight. Franklin ends up apologizing realizing he is wrong and they all make up. I used this as a problem/solution book to teach that apologizing is a way to solve a problem. ( )
  jnd017 | Apr 20, 2013 |
This is a fantasy picture book for the primary grades. In this story of Franklin, he gets in a fight with Bear because Franklin wants to play certain games and Bear does not. Franklin gets so bossy, that his friends decide to go home instead of play. Franklin goes home upset to play by himself. After stewing in anger and feeling bad about what he did, Franklin apologizes to Bear and when they have a conflict later, they make a compromise that works for everyone.
This book is a good example of fantasy because all of the characters are animals that are personified by their words, looks, actions, etc.
This book is done in colored pencil.
This book characterizes Franklin as a bossy turtle. The facial expressions in the illustrations help portray his feelings as he deals with the conflict.
This book could be used in lessons about friendship.
This book could be used in lessons about dealing with conflict among peers and how to compromise. ( )
  ChantalBerho | Nov 20, 2012 |
$4.50
  hse | Apr 13, 2007 |
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Clark, BrendaIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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With more than 100,000 paperback copies of Franklin books sold, this gentle turtle hero faces a new but common childhood dilemma--learning that no one likes a bossy friend. Tired of playing alone, the repentant Franklin apologizes for being bossy and gratefully agrees to play along. Full color.

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When Franklin keeps picking the games without listening to his friends' suggestions, they decide to play without him.

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