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The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins
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The Doorbell Rang (1986)

by Pat Hutchins

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This book is about a lot of people coming over to their home and the children passing out cookies between them so they are all even.
Ages – 3-5
Source – Pierce College library. ( )
  broros | Jun 11, 2019 |
this book is about a family nd some friends enjoying cookies as more and more people show up and them sharing their cookies tel they realize there aren't enough cookies but then grandma shows up with a big plate of cookies for everyone to enjoy. moral of the story is to teach children sharing and socializing with others in a friendly way.
  emilyJohnston | Jun 10, 2019 |
this book is about waves of friends coming to enjoy a snack and teaches the importance of sharing and the importance of gathering around with friends.
  KPM1999 | Jun 10, 2019 |
In this story all of the kids are about to enjoy some cookies when the doorbell rings and more people arrive, and this keeps happening throughout the story. The kids learn to share with all their friends that keep arriving so everyone can get a cookie. This is a great book to teach children about sharing with their friends even if it was something they were really looking forward to.

Ages 3-6
Pierce College Library
  Mercedesrose | Jun 9, 2019 |
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  TeraHayden | Jun 9, 2019 |
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"I've made some cookies for tea," said Ma.
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"No one makes cookies like Grandma," said Ma as the doorbell rang.
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Ma makes the kids, Sam and Victoria, a dozen cookies. She tells them to divide the cookies evenly. Ma tells them that no one makes cookies like Grandma. Suddenly, the door bell rings and unexpected guests show up. Each time people arrive, the kids have to recalculate how many cookies each person gets. This story is a fun way to teach mathematics. The repetitious phrases also help young children to read naturally and engage with the story.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0688092349, Paperback)

Ma has made a dozen delicious cookies. It should be plenty for her two children. But then the doorbell rings -- and rings and rings.Each ring of the doorbell brings more friends to share the delicious cookies Ma has made."Refreshing, enjoyable and unpredictable." -- School Library Journal.

Also available in a Spanish-language edition, Llaman a la puerta.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:17:45 -0400)

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Each time the doorbell rings, there are more people who have come to share Ma's wonderful cookies.

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