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Louie by Ezra Jack Keats
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The pictures are truly wonderfully Ezra Jack Keats, but the story is just not that great. ( )
  Gregorio_Roth | Dec 5, 2014 |
The pictures are truly wonderfully Ezra Jack Keats, but the story is just not that great. ( )
  Gregorio_Roth | Dec 5, 2014 |
Louie fell in love with this puppet name Gussie and he dreamed about playing with Gussie. I think kids can relate to this story because they all probably have a stuff animal or something they are in love with. ( )
  thnguyen | Sep 22, 2014 |
Louis shouts out a hello during a silent puppet show. He later dreams of the puppet he was fascinated by. This will work for older children, but young children (below age 7) will be confused by the dream sequence.

Ages: 7 and up
Source: Pierce College Library
  judydeja | Apr 9, 2014 |
This story is about Louie not really being talkative and Louie likes the puppet and even has a dream of spending time together. Then one day there is a string that he follows and it leads him to Gussie.

Pierce College Library
  veronicar6189 | Mar 22, 2014 |
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Susie and Roberto are putting on a puppet show and all of their friends have come to see it, including she Louie.  As the show begins, Louie becomes fascinated by the smiling puppet Gussie and shouts "Hello!" in front of a silent audience.  After the show, Louie goes home and dreams about Gussie.  When he wakes up, he discovers that his friends have left a gift for him.  This classic Ezra Jack Keats story of love and generosity is as meaningful today as when it was first published more than twenty years ago.

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Susie and Roberto's puppet show is temporarily interrupted when Louis becomes fascinated by one of the puppets.

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