Late Nate in a Race

Late Nate in a Race Cover

Late Nate in a Race

An I Like to Read Book

By Emily Arnold McCully

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823424214, 1pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2012

Description
New readers will empathize with the endearing mouse in this easy-to-read story by Caldecott Medal winner Emily Arnold McCully.
The race is today. Jake, Jane, Mom, and Dad are ready to leave, but where is Nate? He doesn't even want to race. But with Mom's encouragement, Nate enters the race and wins. It turns out that sometimes Nate likes to go slow. And sometimes he likes to go fast
Children will relate to Nate's fears and applaud his courage to try something new. Easy vocabulary, phonics practice, and, most important of all, a great story and the highest quality art make this book esential for every new reader's bookshelf.


About the Author
Emily Arnold McCully received the CaldecottMedal for Mirette on the High Wire. The illustrator of more than 40 books for young readers, she has a lifelong interest in history and feminist issues. She divides her time between Chatham, New York, and New York City.