Me Too!

Summary:

Grace just wants to have some time of her own, without her little sister Lucy imitating her at every turn. No matter what she did or where she went, Lucy was there. Some razzing after swim team helped Grace see that maybe having a little sister wasn't so bad after all.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The illustrations add personality to the story, and there are opportunities for audience participation.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

For more than a year now, our preschooler routinely pulls this book from the shelf for bedtime stories. S/He enjoys the participatory nature of the tale, citing "me too!" at all the right places.

Parent Reaction

Even though we don't have copycat siblings in our house, this is a fun book. Although it can stand multiple parental readings, we can't say that it is among our favorites.

Type of Book:
This is a picture book about understanding sibling affection.
Educational Themes:

The book makes it easy to talk about life with a sibling … or even a copycat fan … without sounding preachy.

Reading Level:
2.7
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
6 to 9
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 8
Age of child:
started reading with 3-year-old child
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow, at least. At home or in a classroom, it is a fun read, with opportunities to help kids think before acting.

Title Me Too!
Author Jamie Harper
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers © 2005
Illustrators Jamie Harper
ISBN 0316605522
Material Hard Cover
Cost $15.99
Genres Family, Humor
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