In a compelling and beautifully illustrated story, award-winning author Douglas Wood tells of the teacher who led him to love reading, in spite of his ADHD.
Douglas is the youngest, smallest, and newest student in his second-grade class, and he doesn‚Äö√Ñ√¥t like reading. He doesn‚Äö√Ñ√¥t like sitting still. And he doesn‚Äö√Ñ√¥t like Miss Little, especially when she makes him stay after class day after day, forcing him to sound out lines and blobs and squiggles when he‚Äö√Ñ√¥d rather be throwing a football. Luckily Douglas likes the pictures in the book Miss Little has chosen for him, pictures that remind him of the lake his family visits every summer. Award-winning author Douglas Wood ‚Äö√Ñ√Æ the boy in the story ‚Äö√Ñ√Æ alludes to scenes from The Little Island, the first book that enticed him to read, in a tale that will resonate with many children with ADHD. It is also a heartwarming ode to a special teacher whose gentle persistence changed one little boy‚Äö√Ñ√¥s life forever.
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