Picture Book Reading Challenge: March 2016

Reviews & Revisions

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You Get What You Get by Julie Gassman
This book was a hit! So much so that I wanted to make it count for twelve books on the list. Maybe just make March’s reading list all about it? Reading it out loud made all the difference. It’s hilarious and drives home a critical lesson: You get what you get and you don’t throw a fit. 

A squirrel named Melvin does not handle disappointment well at all. He has meltdowns. Except at school because his teacher has a simple rule: You get what you get and you don’t throw a fit. So Melvin grits his squirrely teeth and abides by the rule, glad that at least he can pitch a fit at home where his family is completely unaware of such a rule. Until one night….

You can guess where it goes from there. Or, better yet, go get the book and read it…

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