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Big red lollipop (edition 2010)

by Rukhsana Khan, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)

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Member:AnnaMoody
Title:Big red lollipop
Authors:Rukhsana Khan
Other authors:Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
Info:New York, N.Y. : Viking, c2010.
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:easy; prek-3; diversity; siblings; maturing; fairness

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Rubina is invited to a birthday party but her mom doesn't understand what it is because they came from Pakistan. The mom makes her bring her little sister to the party and she basically ruins it. Due to this, Rubina is no longer invited to birthday parties for a long time. Years later her little sister is invited to a bday party and the mother says that she has to bring her little sister. Rubina decides to be nice and tells the mom that her sister should go by her self.
  CNealon | Dec 2, 2016 |
Use: This book could be used for a think aloud, showing one of the essential literacy strategies: for example, questioning! It is also a great book about friendship and families. It could also be used to show a bit of the Arabian culture.
Genre: Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Media: Colored Pencil
  anine14 | Nov 23, 2016 |
Rubina's upset, because she has to take her younger sister to her friend's birthday party. Her younger sister even eats the lollipop Rubina saved. Later her younger sister is asked to a party and the baby sister must go, Rubina has to decide whether to help. GENRE: realistic fiction. MEDIA: colored pencil and watercolor. USES: to teach about being sisters, forgiveness.
  Adrinnon | Nov 22, 2016 |
Big Red Lollipop is written by Rukhsana Khan and illustrated by Sophie Blackall. It tells the story of Rubina and the first birthday party she is invited to. Rubina is estatic about it But her mother insists that Rubina take her little sister, Sana. Rubina is not happy about it. At the party, Sana acts up; demanding to win every game and steals her older sister's lollipop. This is a great story that introduces kids to the experience of being thrust into a new culture and shows some sibling rivalry. ( )
  bwaresam | Nov 9, 2016 |
Oh my goodness I loved this book as I connected with it so much! Rubina, the big sister, ended up having to let her little sister tag along at her friends birthday party where she ruined everything and even stole Rubina's lollipop she was saving to eat later on. I was this little sister!!! My mom used to make my big sister take me along everywhere with her and her friends, although she was always a tough sport about it and never made me feel unwanted, looking back, I loved hanging out with my big sister and her friends. When Sana gets older and has a birthday party to go to of her own, the littlest sister wants to join. Rubina sticks up for Sana and the little sister isn't forced to tag along and when Sana returns home she brings a lollipop for Rubina. Such a cute story about having sisters. ( )
  Ashley.Setzekorn | Nov 8, 2016 |
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Having a tag along younger sister isn't Rubina's ideal situation for her birthday party.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0670062871, Hardcover)

Rubina has been invited to her first birthday party, and her mother, Ami, insists that she bring her little sister along. Rubina is mortified, but she can?t convince Ami that you just don?t bring your younger sister to your friend?s party. So both girls go, and not only does Sana demand to win every game, but after the party she steals Rubina?s prized party favor, a red lollipop. What?s a fed-up big sister to do?

Rukhsana Khan?s clever story and Sophie Blackall?s irresistible illustrations make for a powerful combination in this fresh and surprising picture book.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:44 -0400)

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Having to take her younger sister along the first time she is invited to a birthday party spoils Rubina's fun, and later when that sister is asked to a party and baby sister wants to come, Rubina must decide whether to help.

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