In Violet Mackerel's Personal Space by Anna Branford, Violet's mother is remarrying and although everyone loves her new husband, Vincent, Violet, her sister and older brother still feel unsettled moving to a new house with so many changes. With a humorous and real voice, Violet tells the story of how her siblings adjust, and find a way to bring the family together. Read and find out what is Violet's "theory of leaving small things behind" and how it helps Violet's brother Dylan move back into the house from his tent in the backyard! Grade 2-3.
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I am the Library Media Center director at Patton School in Arlington Heights where I help students from kindergarten through 5th grade find terrific independent reading for enjoyment and information, and teach students the skills to use information and technology safely and productively and to connect, communicate and share with others. I have four grown children, a large black dog, (flat coat retriever) and a small striped cat. I am an obessive Chicago Cubs fan and I love to run.