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The Tortoise and the Hare: An Aesop Fable

by Janet Stevens

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"The race is not given to the swift, nor to the strong but to those who endure to the end." This is a true testament to which can be applied to anyone's everyday lifestyle and is a great staple to live by. This story greatly depicts a prime example of what determination amounts to, in spite of seemingly odds that might seem unfair, far fetched or impossible. The main thing is to not ever give up and always believe in yourself, no matter what. ( )
  MsCrosby | Nov 19, 2017 |
This book demonstrates that through hard work and perseverance you can accomplish anything you set your heart on. The tortoise in this story demonstrates this by how he wins the race even though he was "slow and steady" compared to the speedy hare who was always mean to him. This would be a great opportunity for first grade students to compare and contrast the tortoise and the hare, and list the different qualities of each character in the story. ( )
  sabrinadixon123 | Sep 27, 2017 |
This book is great for visualizing, it is widely well know and the children focus on what they picture during the reading instead of focusing on learning a new story. they can describe how they see each part, the hare's stops or the tortoise slow but steady pace, and the end where the slow tortoise wins against the speedy hare because he was easily distracted. This would be great for 1st or 2nd grade.
  NaomiGG | Aug 22, 2017 |
This book is about a race between a tortoise and a hare. The tortoise wins the race. I liked this book because I am slow at times and it makes me feel good about myself to know that “slow and steady wins the race.” The reading levels for this book are grades first through third.
  ShaneKadrmas | May 5, 2017 |
This book is about a hare who has been mean to the tortoise like saying you are moving slow. One day the tortoise had a enough of him so he ask him for a race. I like this book because its still a classic tale that has been told for a long time. I would use this book in my classroom because it has a good meaning behind it. This book is good for readers at the grade level of second and third. ( )
  Cassandra.k | Apr 20, 2017 |
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Tortoise proves he is a formidable opponent in this comic adaptation of a classic tale.

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Recounts the race between the boastful hare and the persevering tortoise.

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