Be Quiet, Marina!

Be Quiet Marina Marina and Moira are four years old They both like to dress up play with blocks and go on the see saw But Marina makes a lot of noise Moira who likes quiet runs away from Marina when she s noisy H

  • Title: Be Quiet, Marina!
  • Author: Kirsten DeBear Laura Dwight
  • ISBN: 9781887734790
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Marina and Moira are four years old They both like to dress up, play with blocks, and go on the see saw But Marina makes a lot of noise Moira, who likes quiet, runs away from Marina when she s noisy How these two little girls, one with Down syndrome and the other with Cerebral Palsy, learn to play together and eventually become best friends is beautifully told in wordsMarina and Moira are four years old They both like to dress up, play with blocks, and go on the see saw But Marina makes a lot of noise Moira, who likes quiet, runs away from Marina when she s noisy How these two little girls, one with Down syndrome and the other with Cerebral Palsy, learn to play together and eventually become best friends is beautifully told in words and photographs.

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    1. This real-life story is about two very special friends, Moira has down syndrome and Marina has cerebral palsy. They are both four years old and attend the same school. They both enjoy doing the same things; dance, play with dolls and play on the see-saw. At first Moria and Marina could not play together because of their differences. They are different in many ways, for example Marina likes lots of noise, but Moria prefers it to be quiet. The story follows the two friends as they attend school. T [...]

    2. Personal Reaction:This was a unique book that portrayed the friendship of two girls who learned to get along with one another despite being born with two different birth defects, Cerebral palsy and down syndrome. This was a touching book that shows the reader that no matter how much we want to quit and runaway because of noise, we must learn to live in a world that is full of commotion and learn to tolerate being frustrated. The two girls, Moira and Marina, story teaches us that we must cope wit [...]

    3. Moira has Down's Syndrome and Marina has Cerebral Palsy, and they both attend the same preschool. Moira wants to be friends with Marina, but Marina's loud outbursts scare Moira. Moira has a break through when she learns to tell Marina to be quieter because she doesn't like her screaming. Marina understands Moira's request and the two girls become great friends.I like this book because it is a non-fiction story told along with photographs of the two girls. As a teacher, I like the story because i [...]

    4. Be Quite, Marina is a true story about two four-year-old friends, Marina, who has cerebral palsy, and Moira, who has Down syndrome. These two girls are in the same preschool and at first they don’t like to play with each other because Moriah likes the quiet and Marina likes to scream. The two girls learn how to play nicely together and become great friends. This book uses real pictures documenting their friendship. It is a great book for all children to learn to use their words to talk to some [...]

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