eBook Keeping Up With Roo download
by Sharlee Glenn,Dan Andreasen
Author: Sharlee Glenn,Dan Andreasen
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile (March 30, 2004)
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Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Growing Up and Facts of Life
Sharlee Glen, Keeping Up with Roo (Putnam, 2004). Short, poignant story about growing up with a mentally challenged family member.
Sharlee Glen, Keeping Up with Roo (Putnam, 2004). Gracie and her Aunt Roo play together all the time when Gracie is younger, but when second grade rolls around, Gracie finds her time taken up by other things, and is embarrassed by Roo when a friend comes over. Tension comes to a satisfying, if predictable, conclusion. Must-read for families with kids in this situation; other children will enjoy the cheery illustrations and slightly above-average reading level if they like a challenge.
The illustrations by Dan Andreasen are warm and soft. I thought that the storyline of the book, Keeping Up With Roo, was great. The relationship between Gracie and her mentally challenged Aunt Roo is very sweet. They help the "Keeping Up With Roo" by Sharlee Mullins Glenn, is a lovely story about friendship. Aunt Roo is Gracie's best friend until Gracie goes to Kindergarten. Aunt Roo is mentally challenged and sometimes acts like a child, but she is kind to Gracie and teaches her many things. I think that their relationship can teach children the importance of mental illness and communicating with others who may have a mental illness.
Gracie grows up on a farm following her Aunt Roo around and playing with her all the time. Self-conscious and humdrum. The two are "best friends," despite the fact that "Roo was almost as old as Mama and Gracie was only five. Roo's enthusiasm for childlike games comes from her being mentally challenged, which remains unspecified throughout. However, subtlety is lost in the main plot arc, which shows second-grader Gracie embarrassed by Aunt Roo and ignoring her in front of a guest. Gracie soon feels guilty and brings the visiting friend to meet Aunt Roo, but the originally sweet relationship has.
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Gracie has always had a special bond with her Aunt Roo, who is mentally disabled, but that relationship starts to change when Gracie begins school.
Keeping up with Roo. Close. Gracie has always had a special bond with her Aunt Roo, who is mentally disabled, but that relationship starts to change when Gracie begins school.
Dan Andreasen is an illustrator and author. He has worked on many American Girl books, specifically Felicity's series and Samantha's series. He has written and illustrated his own books, and focuses on children's books. Dan Andreasen began professionally as a sculptor for American Greetings Corp. where he designed figurines, Christmas ornaments and gift products. In the last 25 years he has illustrated more than 25 picture books.
Sharlee Glenn is the picture-book author of One in a Billion (Horizon Publishers & Distributors, In., Keeping Up With Roo (Putnam Juvenile), and Just What Mama Needs (HMH Books for Young Readers). She lives in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Most Popular Sharlee Glenn Books. historical figures · female role models · libraries. Native Americans · family history · siblings · non-traditional families · foster care. All Sharlee Glenn Books. 2Authored & Illustrated.
This poignant story is about Gracie, a girl whose best friend is her Aunt Roo. However, when Gracie grows older and realizes her aunt is mentally challenged, she worries about what people will think about her. Keeping up With Roo - "Gracie has always had a special bond with her Aunt Roo, who is mentally disabled, but that relationship starts to change when Gracie begins school. 19 Unforgettable Children's Books That Celebrate Diversity. Go beyond all the same old stories
GLENN, Sharlee (Sharlee Mullins Glenn) Personal Born in Vernal, UT. .Keeping up with Roo, illustrated by Dan Andreasen, G. P. Putnam (New York, NY), 2004
GLENN, Sharlee (Sharlee Mullins Glenn) Personal Born in Vernal, UT; married James Glenn; children: Dylan, Erica, Devin, Patrick, Kedric. Education: Brigham Young University, . English and art history). Hobbies and other interests: Reading, hiking, listening to classical music, playing racquetball, jumping on the trampoline. Sharlee Mullins Glenn). Putnam (New York, NY), 2004. Just What Mama Needs, G. Putnam (New York, NY), 2006.