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Enemy Pie



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PRINCIPALíS BOOK OF THE MONTH -†October

Enemy Pie†by Derek Munson

Pre-K† -† 5

Summary:†It was the perfect summer. That is, until Jeremy Ross moved into the house down the street and became neighborhood enemy number one. Luckily Dad had a surefire way to get rid of enemies: Enemy Pie. But part of the secret recipe is spending an entire day playing with the enemy! In this funny yet endearing story, one little boy learns an effective recipe for turning your best enemy into your best friend. Accompanied by charming illustrations,†Enemy Pie†serves up a sweet lesson in the difficulties and ultimate rewards of making new friends.

Pre-K† - 5† Open-ended Prompts:

†††††How has the book†Enemy Pie†changed your idea of what the word enemy means to you? Can you think of a time that you or a friend was teased? How did it make you feel?

†††††Each story has a problem or a conflict. Identify the problem/conflict that the main character(s) experience(s) in this book. What was the solution or resolution to the problem you identified?

Strategies:†††

1)†††††Students will be able to make connections between concepts covered in the book and the world around them.

2)†††††Students will be able to make sense of new vocabulary using evidence from the text.