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The Terrible Thing That Happened at Our House

by Marge Blaine

Other authors: John C. Wallner (Illustrator)

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The adjustment from having a stay at home mother to a working mother is a challenge for the young girl in this book. It is a terrible experience for her because her mom is not doing the same things anymore. Five years to eight year old children would enjoy reading this and a few will be able to relate to it as well. ( )
  KalleyNeidermire | Apr 14, 2017 |
This book is about girl who talks about her mom and dad who aren't her parents. She explains why her parents aren't her parents. I like this book somewhat because it had a few good parts but the rest was confusing. I would use this book in my classroom because it would be something fun to read. This book would be good for second and third grade. ( )
  Cassandra.k | Apr 9, 2017 |
This book is about a little girl getting used to a new schedule after her mom goes back to work. she is gaining more responsibility and she needs to do her part to help out. She has a meltdown and her family comes to a compromise to make things go a little smoother for her an her brother. This is a good book for k-2 I think it shows that doing chores and helping your parents is maybe and adjustment but growing up causes responsibly that we all need to tend to. ( )
  Skelly29 | Apr 6, 2017 |
Genre: Realistic fiction because it describes the new atmosphere at a girl's house when her mom goes back to work for the first time and her fears/complaints that come along with that transition. Media: Pencil and watercolor ( )
  msequeira06 | Sep 21, 2009 |
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A youngster relates the terrible problems that occurred after her mother went to work and how the family solved them.

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