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Albert, the Apple-eating Appaloosa
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   Entertaining Tale

Title: Albert, the Apple-eating Appaloosa: Dolch Horse Stories

Author: Betsy B. Lee

Publisher: Learning Abilities Books (February 2002)

ISBN: 0965885372

Genre: Children's Fiction

Reading level: K-3, special education 4-8, and adult literacy, ESL

Paperback; 24 pp


Rating: Recommended


March 27, 2004

This is the story about an appaloosa horse named, Albert. Upon opening Albert seems absolutely terrified of a group of kids who want to ride him, but his owner, Beth manages to calm him down.


The story also touches on a number of subjects and situations children face in today's society.


Author Betsy Lee, uses Dolch words in this small chapter book helping develop word recognition, increasing the ability for children, as well as adults to read well.


All ages will enjoy this book, which is illustrated by color photos. Included are word search puzzles. For lesson plans visit the author's website.


Reviewed by Betsie