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Larger-Than-Life Lara

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Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24263947M
ISBN 109781440646089, 9781440649646, 9781440648755

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Larger-Than-Life Lara Hardcover – Aug by Dandi Daley Mackall (Author)/5(9). Larger-than-Life Lara by Dandi Daley Mackall is a book about bullying. Yes. That's it. Of course in every story, there's more to it than a simple word, but in this case, the main objective is that.

It's written in the perspective of a 10 year old.4/5(78). About the Author Dandi Daley Mackall is theauthor of numerous books for children, including"Larger-Than-Life Lara." She lives in West Salem, Ohio, with her husband and their three children/5(35).

Larger-Than-Life Lara is the most excellent book for teaching the structure of a story in a classroom. I say this from experience as a former middle school and high school English teacher, and a writing instructor for the Institute of Children’s Literature for almost a : Tyndale House Publishers.

Dandi Daley Mackall is theauthor of numerous books for children, including"Larger-Than-Life Lara." She lives in West Salem, Ohio, with her husband and their three children/5(35). Larger-Than-Life Lara is the most excellent book for teaching the structure of a story in a : Larger-Than-Life LARA By Dandi Daley Mackall Discussion guide for use in Grades INTRODUCTION Most students have been teased and made fun of at some point in their lives.

And most have done their share of the teasing and making “fun.” Students who generally find. Larger-Than-Life Lara is a work of fiction. Where real people, events, establishments, Where real people, events, establishments, organizations, or locales appear, they are used fictitiously.

“LARGER-THAN-LIFE-LARA is the most excellent book for teaching the structure of a story in a classroom. I say this from experience as a former middle school and high school English teacher, and a writing instructor for the Institute of Children’s Literature for almost a decade.”.

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A researcher studying memory in4/5. This week, our class finished LARGER-THAN-LIFE LARA by Dandi Daley Mackall as our second read aloud.

I was a little bit worried. I had read aloud CASTLE IN THE ATTIC as our first read aloud and the kids were glued to every page.

I knew LARGER THAN LIFE LARA was a great book, but I was worried that it was too serious after the fun fantasy that we had just finished. While Larger-Than-Life Lara is a painful picture of the consequences of bullying, this story is also an engaging allegory of the life of Christ, a teaching tool for aspiring writers, and a reminder to kids in difficult homes that they are notwho is very overweight, joins Mrs.

Smith's fourth-grade English class in the middle of the year, and from the moment she walks in the door, she is bullied and /5(10). Books similar to Larger-Than-Life Lara Find books like Larger-Than-Life Lara from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Larger-Than-Life Lara also liked: Every. Larger-Than-Life Lara Discussion Guide Explore Larger-Than-Life Lara book sensitive issues of teasing and obesity with your class as you read Larger-Than-Life-Lara by Dandi Daley Mackall.

The cross-curricular lesson plans, author commentary, and questions in this guide will promote class discussion. Larger-Than-Life Lara tackles this subject in a unique way. By telling the story from Laney’s point of view, we see how everyone is affected in many different ways.

This is a book that I think should be in all schools and read and discussed together. Kids of all ages could get so much out of this book. While LARGER-THAN-LIFE LARA does not resolve all plot points neatly, hope sings and soars throughout; by contrast, NOTHING'S FAIR IN FIFTH GRADE presents both the victim and the bullies in a bleak, hopeless light/5(9).

Larger-than-Life Lara is an excellent book for children, preteens, and teens. There is much bulling going on in our society today in the grade schools, junior highs, and high schools.

Dandi Mackall deals with this issue in a most unusual way. The new girl, Lara, transforms her entire class and hopefully will also transform the reader as she. Larger-Than-Life Lara is narrated by a ten year old girl named Lani. Lani writes her story by practicing the writing skills that her teacher has taught her.

The story is about an overweight girl (Lara) who is bullied by nearly every student in the fourth grade class. Rather than becoming upset and angry Lara responds with an encouraging rhyme/5(25). Read Aloud: Larger Than Life Lara by Dandi Daley Mackall Dandi Daley Mackall {Larger-Than-Life Lara} | Meeting House on Faith Radio Children's Books Read Aloud - Duration: Grammy's.

She was HUGE, very fat. So the kids started to call her Larger-Than-Life Lara. When a boy passed her a very mean note, Lara didn't say, "teacher, teacher. That boy just handed me a mean note!" The boy was about to go to the princibal's office for it, but Lara stopped her teacher and said a beautiful, nice poem about the boy and sat down.5/5(3).

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Larger-Than-Life Lara () by Dandi Daley Mackall.4/5(). But as the class prepares for the school play, Lara doesn't act the way a fat kid should. She's confident. She's happy. And nothing, it seems, can change her positive attitude.

Until one day, when Laney's classmates do the unthinkable. Larger-Than-Life Lara - eBook () by Dandi Daley MackallFormat: Ebook. Book Wizard; Larger-Than-Life Lara. By Dandi Daley Mackall. Grades. Genre. Fiction. While teaching readers the structure of a story, ten-year-old Laney Grafton describes how the new student changes her and her classmates.

While teaching readers the structure of a story, ten-year-old Laney Grafton describes how the new student changes her. Larger-Than-Life Lara - eBook () by Dandi Daley Mackall/5(10). Sign-up for one of our newsletters and get more great stories and products sent directly to you each week.

A likable fourth-grader writes a book (this one) about a cryptic and crucified fellow classmate. Narrator Laney has a painful home life, with mean brothers and a father who drinks and hits. Her book "isn't about me," she insists, but Mackall delicately includes Laney's own aches and triumphs.

The ostensible protagonist is Lara, a fat girl. The class harasses Lara mercilessly&#;even Laney. Editions for Larger-Than-Life Lara: (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published i.

Larger-than-life lara - google books result Then they weaved through the tables of noisy lunch eaters until they got to Lara's nobody—and I mean nobody—ever sat down with Larger-than-life Lara.

[pdf]larger-than-life lara - penguin books Discuss Laney's definition of story in Chapter One and apply it to other novels you've read. In Larger /5(81). Download Larger Than Life Lara or read Larger Than Life Lara online books in PDF, EPUB and Mobi Format.

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This story, I mean. So already you got a reason to hang it up. At least that's what Mrs. Smith, our English teacher, the story is about ten-year-old Laney Grafton and the new girl in her class--Lara Phelps, whom everyone bullies from the minute she shows up.

Well Lara, one of the characters in the book, Larger Than Life Lara, definitely knows all about teasing. And Laney, the main character will definitely learn one of the most important lessons of her life, a lesson about judging others. Lara is the new girl and has no friends.

Why. This book has a wide variety of characters, each explained in enough detail so that the reader can identify with them. In fact, Dandi makes it easy for the reader to picture him/herself in the book.

Laney, the main character was described in detail in the post Laney is Larger-Than-Life. LARA is new student at Paris Elementary School. NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form.

Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher. Larger-Than-Life Lara by Dandi Daley Mackall.

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Ann M. Martin. $ Seconds. Sylvia Taekema. $ THE GHOST. Ada Uzoije. $ No Way Out: And Other Scary Short Stories Brand: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. When Lara Phelps walks into Laney Grafton's fourth-grade class, Laney feels the air change. Lara is fat.

Really fat. Finally, there will be someone else for the boys to pick on, Laney thinks. But as the class prepares for the school play, Lara doe. Get this from a library.

Larger-than-life Lara. [Dandi Daley Mackall] -- Using the writing techniques she has learned in school, fourth-grader Laney relates how an obese girl new to the class changes the lives of those around her, despite being bullied by her peers. This isn't about me. This story, I mean.

So already you got a reason to hang it up. At least that's what Mrs. Smith, our English teacher, the story is about ten-year-old Laney Grafton and the new girl in her class—Lara Phelps, whom everyo. "Previously published in as Larger-Than-Life Lara by Dutton Books for Young Readers under ISBN "--Title page verso.

Description: pages: illustrations. About the book: Larger-Than-Life-Lara About the author: Dandi Daley Mackall Larger-Than-Life Lara is narrated by a ten year old girl named Lani.

Lani writes her story by practicing the writing skills that her teacher has taught her. The story is about an overweight girl (Lara) who is bullied by nearly every student in the fourth. That's why I leaped at the opportunity to review Larger-Than-Life Lara: it looked like a very different book than the other ones I'd read by Mackall, but I was pretty sure she'd still be able to pull off a great story.

And she did. I really enjoyed reading Lara, it felt kind of like a grittier version of The Hundred Dresses. Larger-Than-Life Lara by Dandi Daley Mackall: A Book Review Novem Imagine being a 4th grade girl who comes from a not-so-great home that includes three intimidating, sometimes mean older brothers, a father who drinks too much, and a mother who has run off.

This newest Larger-Than-Life Lara is revised a bit, updated. Nine-eleven happened too many years ago for Laney to have been a contemporary, for example.

But the biggest reason for bringing the book out again is that now it’s also in paper, cheaper for classroom use.