I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel / Quisiera ser fuerte como Manuel

I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel / Quisiera ser fuerte como Manuel

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672210

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This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Willie goes to elaborate and comical lengths to be strong like Manuel. He thinks being strong makes his best friend Willie look like a superhero. In the quest to be strong, Willie comes up with a multitude of ingenious ways of getting there. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Willie grows in appreciation of his own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

Reading Level
Lexile
275L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
I
ATOS
2.2
DRA
16
Categories
Genre
Friendship Humor Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
1st Grade 2nd Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US) Spanish
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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