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Fred Stays With Me! - Cover
Fred Stays With Me!
Nancy Coffelt, Little Brown & Company 2007
 
"Sometimes I live with my mom. Sometimes I live with my dad. My dog, Fred, stays with me." A spunky little girl describes her life with delight - and when her parents get mad at Fred, she stands up for her beloved companion. The family compromises - and Fred stays with the child. This is a terrific book about empowerment, fairness, and conflict resolution. And it gives visibility to the reality of many children who live in two loving homes.

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Blended/Step/Divorced, Non-Stereotypical Females, White/Euro-American
Special Topics: Animals with Children
Strands: Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice