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Aila's Favorite Picture Books

Hello, I am Aila and I would like to share with you summery's of my favorite books that I have written. Hope you enjoy! ๐Ÿ˜‰

The Sneetches, By Dr Suess

There are two kinds of sneetches, those with stars on their bellies and those without. The star belly sneetches treated the plain bellies badly. Basically, Dr. Seuss uses the stars as an example of racism, with plain belly sneetches mirroring many of the experiences of African Americans before the success of the civil rights movement. But instead of sit-ins and speeches from Martin Luther King, all the Sneetches are taught a lesson by a witty economist that tricks them out of all there money by using their prejudice against them.

Lesson: The story of the sneetches teaches us not to judge a book by its cover.ย  We should treat everybody the way they want to be treated. No one is better or worse. Everybody deserves respect and an opportunity to share their unique gifts with the world.

If you want to read along with someone here is a link to our reading on SoundCloud.

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