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Corduroy Writes a Letter
by Alison Inches
In this tale of the much-loved bear Corduroy, Lisa notices that her favorite cookies have fewer sprinkles, so her mother suggests that Lisa write a letter to the bakery. Lisa is too afraid to write a letter, but Corduroy isn't. He writes the letter for her. But will the baker listen to advice from a bear? Corduroy shows Lisa that writing letters to express your opinion can make a difference.
Caillou Sends a Letter
by Joceline Sanschagrin
Mommy is often disappointed by the mail she receives, but Caillou decides to surprise her and, with Daddy's help, he puts his best drawing in an envelope and addresses it to Mommy. The next day, Mommy gets the nicest mail she has ever received, and Caillou discovers the satisfaction that comes from doing something kind for someone else. Part of the Abracadabra series.
Extraordinary E-mails, Letters, and Resumes
by Marc Tyler Nobleman
This book provides good, practical ideas for students who are having difficulty understanding how to begin a writing assignment. Extras within the book include Brain Jam (activities to try), Project Jump Start, Tip File (suggestions and hints), Resources, and Ordinary/Extraordinary (examples to show how to improve a writing sample). Peppered throughout are humorous cartoon illustrations featuring a cow wearing a letter sweater from F.W. Prep. (School Library Journal) Part of the F.W. Prep series.
Dear Socks, Dear Buddy: Kids' Letters to the First Pets
by Hillary Rodham Clinton
In Dear Socks, Dear Buddy, Mrs. Clinton shares more than fifty letters children sent the nation's former First Pets, from a simple request for a "paw-tograph" to more exacting notes of good wishes and generous advice. Illustrated with more than 80 photographs of Socks and Buddy on the job and at play in the White House, this book will inspire children to share their ideas and wishes through writing.
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