A shy boy with asthma starts first grade a and comes into his own a in this appealing story for early chapter book readers. Six-year-old Monty doesnat have a brother, a sister, or a pet. What he does have is asthma, which sometimes makes it hard to breathe and often makes him feel like head rather be somebody else. And now that heas starting first grade, heas very nervous about being with all those kids he wonat know. Luckily, he loves to read a even really hard books a and has a talent for finding things, from a cocooning caterpillar to classmates who want to be in his very own club. With familiar situations and gentle humor, Johanna Hurwitz follows an endearing character as he discovers that being himself can be pretty great after all.His first choice would have been a dog. Second choice was a cat. Third was a ... But you cana#39;t cuddle a goldfish. In fact, youa#39;d get wet when you even tried ... Monty kept thinking about getting a pet. aA baby kitten is very, very small, a said Monty.
|Publisher||:||Candlewick Press - 2013-08-06|