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Spinelli, Eileen.
New York : Knopf, 2012
IL K-3, RL 5.0
ISBN 0375857001
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What do you think about when you think of winter?  Do you think of beautiful snow?  Playing in the snow?  Having a good time?  Or do you think of bitter cold?  In this story, the town is going through a cold wave.  For a week, it gets colder and colder.  We see the icicle on the statue of the town founder getting longer and longer as the cold goes on.  And the townspeople go from playing in the snow, to trying to stay warm.  But the mayor’s wife has a great idea.  Can you guess what it may be?

SUBJECTS:     Cold -- Fiction.
                        Community life -- Fiction.
                        Picture books for children.

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