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SOMETIMES SAYING SORRY IS HARDER THAN IT SEEMS…
Questions? 1.Are we that different? 2.Do girls act differently than boys? 3.Can Ellen win back her best friend after she’s made a terrible mistake?
Book Overview Ellen Tebbits is convinced she’ll die of embarrassment if any of the girls at school discover her secret. But then she meets Austine Allen, a new girl in class who’s hiding the very same secret, instantly, the two become best friends. They do everything together, from clapping erasers to riding horses. Ellen quickly learns that embarrassing secrets and pesky troublemakers like Otis Spofford aren’t so bad when you have someone special to stick up for you. But then Ellen does something terrible that makes Austine stop speaking to her. Will she be able to prove how sorry she is?
What would happen if… Otis was nice Ellen was perfect in her own eyes Mrs. Joyce liked Ellen Austine and Ellen shared the same hometown Austine’s mother could sew as well as Ellen’s mother The horse cooperated
Should you choose to take this mission Create a portfolio on biennials Research the author Beverly Cleary After researching the author, read another book by her, then compare and contrast the books.