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The Trip by Ezra Jack Keats
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The Trip

by Ezra Jack Keats

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Louie moved to a new neighborhood and was feeling a little homesick for his friends. So, Louie made a model of his old neighborhood out of a shoe box. Louie used his imagination to relive playing with his friends in his old neighborhood. Then Louie's mother called him out of his imagination to go outside trick or treating with other children. ( )
  NanToure | Nov 26, 2017 |
This book was about a boy named Louie. Louie move to a new area , he did not have any friends. He create a box with an airplane to pretend he flew to his old town and visit his friends.
  ccabiya | Mar 22, 2017 |
Our young hero has moved to a new place. He comforts himself by building a diorama of his old city. Staring into it he visits his old haunts and gets scared by some ghouls that are revealed to be his old friends.

Ages: 4-6
Source: Tacoma Public Library
  teapotic | Jun 8, 2016 |
Age: 4-8
Source: Pierce Library
A boy moves away from his friends and uses his imagination to pretend they are still in the same city.
  Adesha | Jun 7, 2016 |
Louie moves to a new neighborhood and has to make new friends. He ends up creating his own friends using his imagination and a shoe box. This book is an encouraging book to help children use their imaginations;
  Pandasbackhand | Jun 6, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0670061956, Hardcover)

One of Keats’s best-loved characters, Louie, stars in this poignant story about the loneliness of moving to a new place. Homesick for his old neighborhood, Louie finds a way to return—by making a shoe box model of where he used to live, and pretending he is inside it. But soon, Louie will discover that he doesn’t need to use his imagination to find friends; in fact, they may be as close as his new front door.

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Keats begins abruptly with Louie, lonely in a drab new home, unaccountably constructing a peepshow city in a shoebox. But this combination of collage and childlike drawing does make an enticing, dreamlike background for Louie's imagined trip back to the old neighborhood. While there, Louie runs into a group of strange monsters who turn out to be his old friends in imaginative Halloween disguise; and their friendly cries of "Trick or treat," while Louie wafts home in his bright red airplane, blend with the real voices of his new neighbors as, helped by his mother into an ice-cream-cone costume, Louie goes outside to join them. A pleasing, neatly dovetailed adjustment fantasy, nicely tuned to the garish make-believe mood of the holiday.… (more)

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