Red Racer (The Red Racer)

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Nona, a little girl who wants a new bicycle more than anything else in the world, decides to eliminate her old bike so that her parents will have to buy her the much-coveted Red Racer, in a whimsical morality play by the author of King Bidgood's in the Bathtub.---from the publisher

40 pages                              9780689826825                   Ages 4-7

Keywords:  bicycle, bullies, feelings, problem solving, values, kindness, helping others, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, conduct of life

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Teased by bullies about her broken-down bike, Nona sets her sights on a Deluxe Red Racer. But her parents won't buy her a new bike when she still has her old one. Nona is suddenly tempted by a "wicked thought" about how to get what she wants. "Nona's naughtiness is unmistakable but understandable. . . . Strong visuals and a believable heroine make a winning combination."--from "School Library Journal, " a starred review

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