Sheila Rae, the Brave
By Kevin Henkes
(HarperTrophy, Paperback, 9780688147389, 32pp.)
Publication Date: April 1996
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Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Kitten's First Full Moon, Shelia Rae, the Brave is a warm, humorous, and loving story of sibling sympathy and support. Just because Sheila Rae is older, she doesn't always know better
"I am very brave," Sheila Rae said, patting herself on the back. She wasn't afraid of anything--not thunder, not lightning, not the big black dog at the end of the block. And when she wanted to walk home a new way and Louise wouldn't, she called her sister a scaredy-cat and set out alone. But all the bravado in the world failed to help when Sheila Rae found herself lost. Luckily, her sister was not far behind.
"Children will love it."--School Library Journal
Supports the Common Core State Standards.
Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.