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The Soup Bone



Last updated Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Author: Tony Johnston
Date of Publication:
ISBN: 0152772553
Grade Level: 3rd    (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines.)
Date(s) Used: Oct. 1999

Synopsis: A little, old lady looking for a soup bone digs up a skeleton who first scares her, then shares her dinner, and finally becomes her friend and Halloween companion. Delightful, full-color illustrations give personality to this unlikely pair of friends. A good read-aloud for Halloween.

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*Note: These craft ideas are just suggestions. You can use them, but you don’t have to use them. You can expand upon them, or add your own twist. Remember, though, that the focus of your time should not be on the development and execution of a craft; the focus should be on the read-aloud and the enjoyment of the book!