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Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie (edition 2007)

by Laura Rankin, Laura Rankin (Illustrator)

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Title:Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie
Authors:Laura Rankin
Other authors:Laura Rankin (Illustrator)
Info:Bloomsbury USA Childrens (2007), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 32 pages
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Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie by Laura Rankin



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Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie by Laura Rankin is a story about a little girl, Ruthie, who finds a camera on the playground that does not belong to her. Ruthie lies to her teacher about it being her camera and finds that it is not a satisfying feeling. The story teaches the morals of telling the truth and of finding forgiveness through mistakes. I love this story because it tells a story that children can learn from and relate to. You could use this in a classroom read-aloud and have students discuss how they can relate to the story in some way. The illustrations of the book are also very cute and colorful. ( )
1 vote annajamieson | Dec 3, 2012 |
The story is about Ruthie who loved teeeny tiny things. Everything she had was tiny and she collected all things tiny. One day at school while playing on the play ground she found a tiny camera. After she took it she found Martin who told her that it was his camera. Since she wanted the camera so much she lied to the teacher saying it was hers. Later that day she confessed to her mom and dad what happened and how she had lied.
The next day she told the teacher the truth.

The reason I liked this book is because it is important to teach children that there is nothing called a teeny lie, and that they always need to learn to speak the truth no matter what.

Discuss with the students how important it is to speak the truth ( )
  DushiyanthiMcCarley | Sep 23, 2008 |
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Ruthie loves little things—the smaller, the better. When she finds a teeny tiny toy on the school playground, she can hardly believe her luck. There's just one problem: it belongs to somebody else! Ruthie insists the toy is hers, but deep down, she knows better. How could one little toy turn into such a great big problem?
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Ruthie loves tiny things and when she finds a tiny camera on the playground she is very happy, but after she lies and says the camera belongs to her, nothing seems to go right.

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