Friday, May 15, 2015

Always Bet on Chopper by Meredith Ausu-ADVISABLE

Ausu, Meredith, Always Bet on Chopper. Pgs. 32. Disney Hyperion, 2015. $3.99. PICTURE BOOK.

Meet Chopper, an android who is resourceful. When the rebels need fuel for their ship, Zeb goes to a gambler named Lando to get it. If he wins the game, he gets fuel, but if Lando does then Chopper goes to him. Will the rebels get the fuel they need?

The text is harder than one would expect from a level 1 reader, but it’s easy to follow. The pictures are well done and complement the text well. Young children who enjoy Star Wars will like reading this book or having it read to them. PreK, EL (K-3). ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Services Librarian, WHI Public Library.

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