Teasing Trouble (Hopscotch Hill School)

by Valerie Tripp

Paperback, 2004



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Amer Girl (2004), 48 pages


Spencer likes to make the class laugh, but when it hurts Hallie's feelings Miss Sparks helps the whole class understand the difference between joking and teasing.

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LibraryThing member t1bclasslibrary
Hallie’s two loose teeth are getting her a lot of attention- and taking it away from Spenser. Spenser loves to make everyone laugh, but his joking pleas for attention turn into teasing and hurt Hallie’s feelings. When they talk it out with Mrs. Sparks, Hallie stands up for herself and Spenser
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makes amends.
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LibraryThing member bhatzl
Hallie comes to school really excited to share the news that she has two loose teeth. Hallie begins to get much attention from her classmates because they enjoy watching her wiggle her teeth,and a young boy Spencer gets attention by making jokes. Eventually he takes his jokes a bit too far and
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Hallie's feelings are hurt. The teacher ends up intervening and encourages the students to come up with a solution.
I think this would be a great book for young students that are at the age of loosing teeth. Even if all students aren't having such an experience, this book is still great in helping teach kids a solution to teasing. There are also useful activities provided at the end for parents or teachers, that can help improve children's social skills.
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