I chose this book to be in my classroom library because this cute book shows that no matter how small you are, your dreams can come true, if you believe in yourself and others. Therefore, this is the type of book I want my students to be reading.
'Once upon a time in Spain there was a little bull and his name was Ferdinand. All the other little bulls he lived with would run and jump and butt their heads together, but not Ferdinand. He liked to sit just quietly and smell the flowers.' ~ The story of Ferdinand ~ Munro Leaf ~ 1936
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl In only one of Dahl’s many classics, Charlie Bucket wins the chance to see the inside of Willy Wonka’s famous chocolate factory along with several other distinctly less-deserving children. Life Lesson: No matter what your vice is — gluttony, avarice, gum-chewing — be prepared to curb it or pay the price.