- Title: Maxie
- Author: Mildred Kantrowitz
- ISBN: 9780590077767
- Page: 469
- Format: Unknown Binding
On the day Maxie stays in bed because she thinks her dull routines are of no use to anyone, she discovers how many people rely on her performing them.
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A solitary old woman living in an apartment follows a strict routine until she starts asking herself why she even bothers. When she fails to get out of bed one day, her neighbors all become concerned and investigate.Illustrations by Emily A. McCully, who I suspect is the same person as Emily Arnold McCully.This is a realistic portrayal of the loneliness and isolation that often afflict retired or homebound individuals who don't have family or hobbies to give meaning to their days. When Maxie's n [...]
another favorite children's bok
Title: MaxieGrade Level: 2nd grade-5th gradeSummary: This book is about an old lady named Maxie. Maxie does the same thing everyday, and one day she starts to feel like she is not needed, so she decides to lay in bed all day. It turns out that everyone in the town uses Maxie to make sure that they themselves are on schedule, so Maxie finds out and is happy again.Review: I thought that this was a very cute book. The illustrations were a little boring, but the moral of the story is great. I loved [...]
A favorite from my childhood.
a wonderful picture book about the importance of the individual and the neighborhood
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