Hoogie in the Middle by Stephanie McLellanHoogie in the Middle by Stephanie McLellan

Hoogie in the Middle

byStephanie McLellanIllustratorDean Griffiths

Hardcover | April 15, 2013

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Sometimes Hoogie feels like the hole in the middle of a donut. She isn't big and dependable like her sister Pumpkin. She isn't tiny and sweet like her brother Tweezle. She's just . . . Hoogie. Every day she hears, "You're too big for this" and "You're too small for that" until there's such a big little pain inside of her that she doesn't know what to do. Luckily Mom and Dad are there to show her what a very special place the middle can be.Stephanie McLellan's rhythmic text uses an exuberance of rhyme, alliteration, and spot-on simile to affirm and celebrate the middle child.
Stephanie McLellan is a passionate promoter of literacy and the author of the award-winning picture books The Chicken Cat and Leon's Song. Her 2013 title Hoogie in the Middle, inspired by her now-grown children, was a Resource Links "The Year's Best" selection, a Best Books for Kids & Teens selection, and a TVO Parents "Books to Read ...
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Title:Hoogie in the MiddleFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 7.85 × 8.85 × 0.4 inPublished:April 15, 2013Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927485282

ISBN - 13:9781927485286

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Hoogie in the Middle and Tweezle into Everything explore the wonder of childhood and the average day-to-day dilemmas and real-life emotions of children with siblings. Wonderful books to read aloud that provide an opportunity for discussion among parents and children. - Canadian Children's Book News - 20140213