Jeremy's Big Role

Jeremy's Big Role

Matthew Silvestri

$4.99

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Jeremy is getting his shot at playing the Big Bad Wolf, and he really wants to shine! But sometimes he finds it hard to get past his stutter. And he’s not so sure what to do if this comes up during stage time. With help from his “pack” – his teacher, family, and friends – Jeremy practices his part. And practices. And practices. Now, the day for the play has arrived, and this Big Bad Wolf is about to find out just how much his pack has his back!

Exploring themes of friendship and the CASEL standards of social emotional development like social awareness and managing emotions, Jeremy’s Big Role will blow you away with its charm and insight.

Written in partnership with a tenured pediatric speech language pathologist, Jeremy’s Big Role is both a fun story time read and a vetted resource for caregivers looking to have first conversations with young children about supporting peers with a speech disorder.

This title is leveled using both the Lexile and Fountas & Pinnell reading level standards. Backmatter includes tips for caregivers and peers on supporting young people with a speech language disorder, written by Haley Broocks M.S., CCC-SLP of Speech Up Austin!

About the Series
Meet the kids in Mr. Garcia’s class! With each book focusing on issues facing a different child in one first-grade teacher’s classroom, readers will understand what makes us unique while providing insight and solutions about problems they may be facing, too. Each book written in partnership with expert doctors and professionals, Celebrating Mr. Garcia’s Class is an ideal series for caregivers looking to have first conversations with young children about supporting peers.


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Matthew Silvestri:
Formerly an elementary school teacher, Matt Silvestri now writes and edits books for young children. Matt was instrumental in developing a 2016 CODiE Award-winning program for young English-language learners. He co-wrote World of Work, an interactive project about finding, applying, and holding a steady job for students who have special needs. Matt lives in New Jersey with his family.

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