• 9780807593639
  • March 2015

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  • The title specifies two questions much on the minds of children and their parents these days. Girard’s answers are nonscary, specific, and practical; they form a very useful basis on which parents can address the topic with their children comfortably…Illustrated with low-key charcoal drawings that carry a good deal of substance in their nuance and expressions, this is perhaps the best treatment of the subject presently available for young children.

    - Booklist, starred review

  • This consists of sensible advice, given with simple specifics, for coping with the advances of strangers; it warns against such traditional approaches as being told that a parent is ill, or has asked that the child be given a ride home. Blue-tinted line drawings are realistic, echoing one of the primary tenets of the book: always get help or seek a haven with adults as fast as possible if a stranger makes overtures.

    - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books


Common Core

RL.K.1,2,3,5,7,9,10 RL.1.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9 RL.2.1,2,3,5,6,7,10 SL.K.1,1a,1b,2,3,4 SL.1.1,1a,1b,1c,2,3,4