Exclamation Mark

Exclamation Mark

Book - 2013
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This is a story about an exclamation mark. And this exclamation mark's story is really everyone's story. It's about fitting in-- and standing out-- and, with the help of others, finding your way. Because we all have an inner exclamation mark. The question is, how to find it.--Inside front flap.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780545436793
Branch Call Number: E ROS
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,ill. ;,19 x 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Lichtenheld, Tom


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Feb 11, 2017

My sister LOVES this book! she gets so excited whenever we check it out at the library and asks us to read it to her over and over again!! It also has a lot of funny puns.

CRRL_CraigG Jun 25, 2015

Rosenthal's story is a splendid metaphor for anyone who feels like an outsider. Exclamation Mark would be great for young children starting school, especially those who may feel bad about being told to quiet down or stop asking questions.

Ebey1028 May 08, 2014

One of my favorite books! Clever use of punctuation throughout the story!

Jan 14, 2014

There aren't enough good things to say about this book!!!

ChristchurchLib Jun 25, 2013

A lonely exclamation mark finds his voice in this cunningly disguised grammar lesson from the author and illustrator of Duck! Rabbit! The insecure exclamation mark is depressed about being different than the periods…until he meets the extremely curious question mark, whose constant queries finally spur the exclamation mark to exclaim: "STOP!" The bold, basic, yet fantastically expressive illustrations pop against a backdrop of wide-lined penmanship paper, and the witty wordplay of the text ("he broke free from a life sentence") makes Exclamation Mark so much fun, kids won't even mind that it's educational.

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Jun 09, 2013

After trying, with no success, to explain exclamation points to my 4 year old, I came across this book & it did the trick. I highly recommend it!

Jun 01, 2013

A simple, fun little story about punctuation. Made me actually laugh a few times as I read it out loud to the kids. (Especially the question mark's tirade.)

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Feb 11, 2017

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Feb 11, 2017

This book is all about a young exclamation mark, who wishes he could be like everyone else. Then one day he meets someone else who is different- and finds his voice- literally.


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