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Franklin's New Friend by Paulette…

Franklin's New Friend (1997)

by Paulette Bourgeois

Other authors: Brenda Clark (Illustrator)

Series: Franklin

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Summary: Franklin has many lifelong friends, he does not ever remember meeting a new friend. When Moose and his family move into the neighborhood, Franklin is fearful of Moose because of his large size. Franklin is buddied up with him at school and soon he forgets he was ever afraid of him!

Review: I would use this book to introduce the idea of having a new kid in our class. I like how it shows the perspective of both Franklin and Moose. This book is a good starter for a discussion on how we can talk to a new student to find anything we might have in common and how to make new students feel welcome. ( )
  podemskiti | Apr 3, 2016 |
I picked this book because I love Franklin books and this books looked like it would have a good message to it. For this book, I would have students write about what they would do to be nice to a new friend. ( )
  ksd011 | Mar 16, 2016 |
Franklin isn’t used to making friends and when the newcomers move in he does not think he can be friends with the moose. He is so big! After being his partner in school Franklin learns that size doesn’t matter when it comes to friends. This is a good book to teach children about how it may feel when a new person comes into the classroom or when everyone comes in at the beginning of school. I can also use this book to show how when it comes to certain animals the plural noun is the same as the singular noun.
  Clv017 | Feb 4, 2013 |
This book is a good example of fantasy because it’s believable even though Franklin and the other characters are all different animals that go to school together even though animals don’t really go to school or play with other kind’s animals.
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  wturnbull06 | Nov 24, 2008 |
Hey, it's Franklin, doing what he always does and learning a worthwhile Lesson with minimal joking around. ( )
  yarb | Dec 21, 2007 |
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Franklin has always lived in the same house in the same town, and he's grown up with the same friends. Then new neighbors move in -- the Moose family! At school, Mr. Owl asks Franklin to be Moose's buddy. Initially, Franklin is afraid of Moose because of his size but he soon realizes that despite their differences, he has made a new friend in this Franklin Classic Storybook.

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