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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

by Judi Barrett

If food dropped like rain from the sky, wouldn't it be marvelous! Or would it? It could, after all, be messy. And you'd have no choice. What if you didn't like what fell? Or what if too much came? Have you ever thought of what it might be like to be squashed...

If food dropped like rain from the sky, wouldn't it be marvelous! Or would it? It could, after all, be messy. And you'd have no choice. What if you didn't like what fell? Or what if too much came? Have you ever thought of what it might be like to be squashed flat by a pancake?

Paperback - 32 pages - in English - $7.99
ISBN: 0689707495 (ISBN13: 9780689707490)
Published Apr 1, 1982 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers
First published 1978

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We do mentor sentences to teach grammar, author's voice, and figurative language - this book is one of the mentor texts I would like to use literature centers...

We do mentor sentences to teach grammar, author's voice, and figurative language - this book is one of the mentor texts I would like to use literature centers but I need more copies to be able to do that effectively with students.

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I teach English for three grades: 4th, 5th, and 6th grade. My students are very diverse in socio-economic status and many have limited access to resources...

I teach English for three grades: 4th, 5th, and 6th grade. My students are very diverse in socio-economic status and many have limited access to resources outside of school.

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