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If It Weren't for You by Charlotte Zolotow

If It Weren't for You (edition 2006)

by Charlotte Zolotow, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)

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Title:If It Weren't for You
Authors:Charlotte Zolotow
Other authors:G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
Info:HarperCollins (2006), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 32 pages
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If It Weren't for You by Charlotte Zolotow



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This book is about a sister not wanting her sibling sister around and imagining how it would be nice for her not to be. She then decides the one thing she would miss about not having her sister around. It shows that the sister's personality of being selfish, thinking about herself in what benefits she thinks would be great, is turned around and realizing to appreciate what is. Good book to learn appreciation.
  32BASKETBALL | Mar 13, 2015 |
The little girl in this story imagines all the nice things about her little sister not being around anymore, but she finally comes across one thing that would make her miss her sister very much. I would recommend this story to children ages 3-6

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  voeghtlyam | May 19, 2014 |
this is story about an older sister not being aware of how good it is to have a youngr sister in which she later appreatiates her younger sister.
Pierce College Library
Ages: 4-7
  veronicar6189 | Mar 15, 2014 |
This is about a boy who has a brother. He is saying without him life would've much different in many bad but also good ways.
Ages 2 and up

Ece collection
  RachelHollingsworth | Mar 1, 2014 |
An older sister imagines the advantages of not having her younger sister around, but then thinks of one disadvantage.
Pierce College Library
  Marie89 | May 16, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060278757, Hardcover)

Sooner or later, one thought crosses the mind of every big brother or sister: "If it weren't for you, I'd be the only child, and I'd get all the presents." This revised, re–illustrated edition of Charlotte Zolotow's timeless picture book explores the ups and downs of siblingdom–including the unexpected times when having a younger sibling might just be a blessing in disguise....

Ages: 3 –8

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An older sister imagines the advantages of not having her younger sister around, but then thinks of one disadvantage.

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