Title: Dumpy La Rue
Author: Elizabeth Winthrop
Illustrator: Betsy Lewin
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co.
Publication Date: 2001
Genre: Animal Fantasy
Audience: Gr. 3

Overview: In this fun and heart warming story, a pig is passionate about dancing. Read to see how Dumpy shows the other animals how fun dancing can be. It is a great rhyming story for intermediate readers.

Activity: Write about a time when you wanted to do something that people told you couldn’t because of age or gender.

Reviewer’s Name: Kaitlin Carll