Penny and Her Marble

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Written and Illustrated by Kevin Henkes

I love this easy chapter book series by Kevin Henkes. They are a perfect “first” chapter book with easy to follow storylines, bold pictures throughout, and usually a good moral to the story. In this particular book, Penny finds a marble on her neighbor’s driveway, picks it up and takes it home. She then faces a moral dilemma on whether she should return it or keep it for herself. Provides a good lesson for students faced with a similar situation.

Review by Laura Schmidt, Fox Hills Elementary Media Center
Rating: ★★★★✩ (4 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 1-2

Penny and Her Marble
Written by Kevin Henkes
Greenwillow Books
48 pages
Release Date: February 19, 2013
ISBN: 9780062082039 (hardcover)

Categories: Elementary – Picture Book, Elementary – Fiction, Elementary – Easy Chapter Book
Tags: mice, honesty, marbles, lost and found

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