Mr. McMouse – Leo Lionni

Timothy is an ordinary city mouse.  One day he is frightened by his reflection and runs away to the country.  He tries to pass the community tests for becoming a field mouse.  He has difficulty with the tests but the tests are interrupted by a hunting cat.  Timothy is able to distract the cat and becomes an honourary field mouse by virtue of his extraordinary and unexpected skills.
Hopping Mice
Rating  ✓ #1 (Highly Recommended)   #2      #3    #4 (Not acceptable)

Interest Level:  1-3  Reading Level:  1, 2

Curriculum Area:  Language Arts

Themes/Topics: celebrating differences, self-acceptance, adventures, mice

This book would be suitable for   ✓ Lit Circles   ✓ Kit Materials

✓ Read-Aloud (Gr.)  1-3

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