WhittingtoneBook - 2009
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Whittington is a combination of animal fantasy and a family story with a retelling of an Old English folktale. A battered cat who is taken in by a barn full of animals retells an old folktale during a big snowstorm that traps them indoors. The children and animals absorb the tale of good fortune resulting in one of the children overcoming their reading obstacle, dyslexia.
This book is about a cat that goes by Whittington who arrives at a Bernie's barn where there are other abandoned animals that no one wants. Lady, the animal in charge finally approves because he is Master Ratter. Abby and Ben are children who feed the animals and Ben had dyslexia. Lady and Whittington help Abby to help her brother with his dyslexia.whittington tells a story that was passed down to him in bits and peices that help Ben understand how reading can save a boy
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