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Ira Sleeps Over by Bernard Waber
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Ira Sleeps Over

by Bernard Waber

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This is definitely an older book-Ira would be named Hunter or Rock or Trey if this was published today. However, this was a great book for kids struggling with their first sleep overs and still using/having a comfort toy. It would also be a good campion piece to Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems.
  coffeymuse | Sep 9, 2018 |
This is a great little book that talks about Ira who is going to his first sleepover. He is fretting about taking his teddy bear fearing that he might get made fun of. Come to find out that his friend sleeps with his teddy bear as well. Kids can relate to the stress of going to their first sleepover and adults can relate to the feeling of wanting to hang on to something from their childhood.
age 4-7
  Lilith13 | May 26, 2018 |
This classic book describes the feelings a boy, Ira, processes as he questions his own behaviors and choices, only to learn that he's not so different than others after all. Ira is looking forward to spending the night with his friend, Reggie, but when his sister teases him about possibly taking his teddy bear to the sleepover, Ira begins to rethink his plan. He decides to leave his teddy bear at home. After a fun-filled evening, Reggie tells a scary story once they're in bed. Reggie pauses and gets his teddy bear. Once Ira realizes this, he knows that it's okay for him to feel more secure with his teddy bear, too.

Ages: 4-8
Source: Personal Collection
  aleida7 | Mar 12, 2018 |
In this story Ira is thrilled to spend the night at Reggie's, that is, until his sister raises the question of whether he should take his teddy bear. Ira is worried that Reggie will make fun of him for having to bring a stuff animal to sleep and be happy. This is another good example of a story that children can relate to as they start to wonder what other people will think about them. ( )
  CourtneyLBanks | Feb 26, 2018 |
This story helps children learn how to handle peer pressure, being scared, and anxiety in sleepovers. The child is afraid that he wont fit in when sleeping over at a friends house with his teddybear, finds out his friend also sleeps with a teddy bear. Recommend for KIndergarten and First grade.
  gonzalr | Aug 26, 2017 |
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I was invited to sleep at Reggie's house.
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Ira is thrilled to spend the night at Reggie's, until his sister raises the question of whether he should take his teddy bear.

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A little boy is excited at the prospect of spending the night at his friend's house but worries how he'll get along without his teddy bear.

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