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Move Over, Rover (2006)

by Karen Beaumont

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This book is a wonderful example of contemporary realistic fiction. Not many people would automatically think about this kind of book, a book about ordinary non magical animals as being contemporary, but becuase it is something that can happen today, it is. This is a wonderful book to work on inferrencing because there are several places where you can do some predicting.
  rwild13 | Nov 21, 2016 |
Genre: Fantasy
-talking animals

I would use this book to:
-present/teach students rhyme
-teach students about plot

Summary: A dog named Rover is relaxing in his dog house on a rainy day when all of the sudden a few animals ask him to move over so they can keep warm. When the skunk throws out a stinky smell, al of the animals inside Rovers dog house leave and Rover is left alone and happy once again.

Media: watercolor ( )
  DaliaL. | Feb 17, 2016 |
This shows the ways that we can be generous and caring for one another. Through the use of animals it made it relate-able in the sense that it is animals, and they are generally liked by most people, but also didn't target children or people in general. ( )
  rprado14 | Feb 3, 2016 |
A storm comes in and all the animals want to share the doghouse with Rover. The artist uses water colors to makes the pages appear to be moving with the rain. Super cute book!
  michelleripley | Jan 18, 2016 |
Rover is alone in his dog house wishing he was out playing. But then, it starts to storm. Suddenly, Rover's dog house is very full, sending Rover out in the weather alone.
  apoffenroth13 | Nov 30, 2015 |
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For my Uncle Bill, with love and gratitude - KB
For Wooly - JD
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Rover's in the doghouse, chewing on a bone.
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Curriculum Connection:  Kindergarten Reading Standard: 1. Oral Expression and Listening

Concepts and skills students master:3. Vocal sounds produce words and meaning to create early knowledge of phonemic awareness   a.  Identify and create rhyming words
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0152019790, Hardcover)

It's raining cats and dogs! Good thing Rover is snuggled safe and dry inside his doghouse--until, one by one, a soggy menagerie of creatures shows up looking for a cozy place to sit out the storm. But who's the very unwelcome surprise visitor? Skunk, of course. Suddenly that doghouse isn't quite so crowded after all!

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When a storm comes, Rover expects to have his doghouse all to himself but finds that various other animals, including a skunk, come to join him.

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