Freckleface Strawberry and Windy Pants Patrick are as different as can be-but that doesn’t stop them from being the best of friends. After all, they have a. Teased girl learns self-acceptance in fun friendship tale. Read Common Sense Media’s Freckleface Strawberry review, age rating, and parents guide. Freckleface Strawberry has ratings and reviews. Lisa said: Much to my surprise, I really liked this book. It’s a funny and lovely story about how.
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Most kids are familiar with the kind of teasing and nicknaming that happens on the playground. Both can be a normal part of friends playing together, but sometimes teasing words can be hurtful, especially when they focus frecklefxce a person’s physical difference.
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This book can help kids talk about what to do when they feel hurt, and self-conscious. They can also learn a little about teasing itself, when it’s OK and when it goes too far.
Accept yourself as you are freckles and all. Value your true friends. Be careful with teasing — it can be hurtful. Readers who have freckles and never felt self-conscious about their freckles might wonder what all the fuss is about. Hopefully they won’t begin to think of freckles as a bad thing.
Freckleface Strawberry’s sttrawberry regular kid with regular feelings. She’s an active, energetic girl who loves to play with her friends. Kids can relate to her.
She hates her freckles, which is not so much about beauty as it is about feeling different and being teased. She struggles with her self-conscious feelings until she figures out that her friends are true and important, even though they call her Freckleface Strawberry, and even her freckles are not frecklefaec bad. And even the kids who teased her on the playground meant no harm.
Though younger readers may enjoy it, it’s written more for school-aged kids who are learning how they fit into the larger world and what to do about teasing they may encounter. The main character feels self-conscious about her freckles, especially when other kids make comments and give her a nickname she doesn’t like. The final message is not that her freckles are beautiful, but maybe they don’t matter.
More important, people are happier when they accept who they are and what they look like. Add your rating See all 1 parent review. Kids tease her, ask her embarrassing questions, and give her a nickname she hates.
She goes to great extremes trying to make her freckles disappear, even going so far as to wear a ski mask to school. Though she never completely accepts her freckles, she does accept herself for who she is and learns that she has some very good friends.
With a Japanese brush pen and digital coloring, LeUyen Pham has brought a playful, energetic exuberance to Julianne Moore’s funny dialogue and sweet story of Freckleface Strawberry.
This is a picture book that comes alive when read aloud and will strawbeery readers of fgeckleface ages. It offers a valuable lesson about self-acceptance and will give families of school-aged kids plenty to discuss.
The somewhat negative treatment of freckles may be the only drawback, especially for freckle-faced kids who’ve never before thought of them in a negative light. Families can talk about teasing.
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Do you think her friends thought her freckles were bad, or just unusual? What other books have you read about kids who feel bad about being different? Freckleface Strawberry felt she was just the same as her friends, except for her freckles. Do you think she was right? What can you tell about her friends when you look at the illustrations? Are they all the same? What differences do you see? How do you feel about freckles? Do you have any? How about the illustrations at the end of the book?
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Get it now on Searching for streaming and purchasing options A lot or a little? The parents’ guide to what’s in this book. This book has no violence, though it does show some kid-like teasing. Continue reading Show less. Stay up to date on new reviews. Get full reviews, ratings, and advice delivered weekly to your inbox.
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