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My Friend Rabbit
My Friend Rabbit: A Picture Book | Eric Rohmann
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Rabbit saves the day in a most ingeneous way. When Mouse lets his best friend, Rabbit, play with his brand-new airplane, trouble isn't far behind. From Caldecott Honor award winner Eric Rohmann comes a brand-new picture book about friends and toys and trouble, illustrated in robust, expressive prints. My Friend Rabbit is the winner of the 2003 Caldecott Medal.
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peytonfleming
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Review: My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann, 2007, is a Caldecott Winner about a rabbit who saves the day after his friend lets him play with his brand new airplane! It has brilliant illustrations that take up more page than words, but help tell the story even more.
Blurb: I would use this in my classroom as a read aloud, there are many different characters and humor the students would enjoy it.
Quote: “The plane was just out of reach.“

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Juliafass

“but rabbits means well and he is my friend.“

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Juliafass

Great illustrations that are perfect for very young kids.

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Juliafass
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My friend rabbit: A picture book is a Caldecott honor book from 2002. This is a great book to have in class. It doesn't have a lot of words but the illustrations really speak for themselves. I love how some of the pages even are vertical, that is such a fun touch.

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YesseniaN
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This F picture book is a great book to introduce the spring season, or animals, or friendship. IT is a friendship between a mouse and a rabbit, how far will you go for your friends? This is a great read for young readers trying to make friends. A lesson to follow up with this story could be for the students to come up with their own examples of going above for friendship. #ucflae3414f19

YesseniaN fun activity https://www.rif.org/literacy-central/material/my-friend-rabbit-word-search
UDL Clarify vocabulary and symbols (2.1)
ESOL Continually monitor students‘ comprehension
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DrSpalding As you have noted, this would be a great book for teaching about the seasons. I like that you were thinking about how quality children‘s literature can be used in other content areas. Make sure you elaborate on your teaching strategies and principles/English learner strategies. 1mo
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Niaaelizz

“But Rabbit means well and he is my friend.”

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Niaaelizz

Rabbit is a funny and relatable character for children to follow along with in the story!

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Niaaelizz
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My Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann, 2002. Caldecott Award Winning Book. This is such a great book for a read aloud! The pictures bring the story to life and each illustration leaves children wondering what will happen next. The book uses not much words which is great for sparking curiosity among children and guessing! The book even requires that some pages are turned vertically!

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Dandan0131
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This book is a Caldecott medal winner. It is a book about a rabbit who has many ideas and gets him and his friend mouse into trouble with the other animals.

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Dandan0131

This would be a good book to use in a classroom to show that everyone is different, and just because they think differently, we still have to love our friends.

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Dandan0131

“Not to worry mouse, I got an idea“

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meganslats

“Not to worry, Mouse, I've got an idea.“

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meganslats

This award-winning picture book is great to use in the classroom with young children in it. It has few words and amazing pictures/illustrations. It teaches the lesson on how nobody is perfect and it's ok to make mistakes and still love your friends for it. The illustrations are great to use in the classroom for young children who may not know how to read yet or are just beginning to learn how to read.

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meganslats
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This is a Caldecott Medal Award-winning book. It is mostly pictures and little words. The illustrations are amazing! I thought this book was super cute and a great short story for younger children. It teaches the lesson of loving your friends even when they make mistakes, and how everyone isn't perfect. Also a great illustration (picture) book!

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Clairedannemiller
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“Even if,whatever he does, wherever he goes, trouble follows.”

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Clairedannemiller
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This book would be great for kindergarten or 1st grade. Its a short book for kids to look at when they are starting to understand more how to read. It has a great cover to interest kids.

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Clairedannemiller
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This book won a Caldecott medal. It was a very fun book and good for kids. Had great pictures of animals. Showed that rabbit was always trying to keep and hold his friends no matter who they were.

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em_lemo
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This book is a Caldecott winner(pub.2002). More of a picture book than reading. Although there are some words within the book, it is more about the illustrations. The message of the book is nice and makes one think about friendships.
The illustrations are colorful, fun, and simple. They bring in a lot of animals throughout the book. I like the mouse always says “My friend Rabbit means well.“ I like this because Mouse always sticks up for Rabbit.

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cparsley
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I like this page that says but rabbit means well and he is my friend. it shows that even if your friends mess up sometimes they‘re still your friends.

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cparsley

This book would be good to read if learning about friendships/ if the teacher was noticing people having trouble making friends in the classroom.

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cparsley
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My friend rabbit won the caldecott medal. I liked this book and I think would expand kids imagination while also teaching a lesson

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ritakingston

“Do not worry, Mouse, I‘ve got an idea.”

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ritakingston
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What an awesome illustration.

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ritakingston
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Won the Caldecott medal. It‘s a fast paced read, which is great for young children. Illustrations are also great!

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Kyle Donahue

“My Friend rabbit means well, but whatever he does, wherever he goes, trouble follows.“

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Kyle Donahue

Great early read for age 3-5. Humorous and simple to look at.

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Kyle Donahue
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Caldecott Honor book. Simple and fast paced read. Story is mainly told using pictures. Illustrations are wonderful and funny to children.

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kh972417

“The plane was out of reach. Rabbit said ‘Don‘t worry mouse. I‘ve got an idea‘.”

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kh972417

The book was very simple and made it easy to read and look at.

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Mehso-so

This book was cute, but not one of my favorites. The illustrations were cute, but I‘m not sure how much I liked it.

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carlypabin
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“But Rabbit means we‘ll. And he is my friend.”

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carlypabin
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A really cute book on friendships between people with differences & forgiving people for mistakes! Good example of how to interact and work with people even if things go wrong.