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  • DePaul Book Club: The Little Scarecrow Boy
    Posted on October 13, 2016 by Rachel Mende

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    The Little Scarecrow Boy by Margaret Wise Brown is a fun read aloud full of lots of rhyme and repetition.  It provides opportunities for talking about not giving up and working hard to do your best.  A young scarecrow boy wants to be like his dad and go to the cornfield to scare away the crows.  Every night his dad teaches him how to make fierce faces but in the morning tells him he needs to stay home and grow. One day, the little scarecrow boy braves the cornfield and tries to scare away the crows on his own.  The ending to the story is unexpected, but heartwarming for children and parent alike!

    The best part of reading this story is making the six fierce faces to scare away the crows!  You and your child will thoroughly enjoy imitating the faces in the book.  Are you fierce enough to scare a crow …… or maybe each other?