Janine and the Field Day Finish

Today is field day and even though Janine is not good at sports, she is ready to compete. Her body just doesn’t work like the other kids’. But no matter what, Janine cheers for everyone and tries her best. During the big race, her classmate Abby trips and falls. Janine is right there to help. But Abby is crushed that she won’t win the race. Can Janine teach Abby and her classmates that being a winner is not always about being number one?

  • 32 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807537565
  • October 2016

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  • December 2018

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  • Readers will agree that this optimistic little girl has a mighty big heart.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • Janine’s spirited gestures and toothy grin invite readers to root for her.

    - The Horn Book Guide

Common Core

L.2.3,4,4a,4c,5,5a,5b,6 RF.2.3,3c,3d,4,4a,4c RL.2.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10 SL.2.1,1b,1c,2,4,6 W.2.1,3,5,6,8


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
  • ATOS Level: 2