Old people, frogs, and Albert

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Farrar Straus Giroux,
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1st ed.
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IL: LG - BL: 3.3 - AR Pts: 1
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Nine-year-old Albert loves frogs, and he doesn't really have anything against old people -- he's just uncomfortable around them, at least when they're sick. "Don't get too old", he writes to his grammy. Feisty Grammy holds her own, but elderly Mr. Spear, who helps Albert with his reading at school, is suddenly felled by a stroke and ends up in the very nursing home that Albert passes reluctantly on his way to and from school. Albert can hardly bear to visit Mr. Spear. Then, when Grammy sends him a book about frogs, Albert's reading reaches a new plateau -- as Mr. Spear had said it would -- and Albert races to the nursing home to share the news with Mr. Spear. Nancy Hope Wilson's poignant story is affectingly illustrated by Marcy D. Ramsey.
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Grouping Title old people frogs and albert
Grouping Author wilson nancy hope
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subject_facet Old age. -- Fiction, Reading -- Fiction
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title_full Old people, frogs, and Albert / Nancy Hope Wilson ; pictures by Marcy D. Ramsey
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