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Book of the Month



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By: Ms. Betsie Boggs, Knights Sponsor

For the month of January the knights have chosen Alexander and the Wind up Mouse by Leo Leonni to deepen the understanding of habit 4, think win-win.  The story tells of Alexander, a real mouse, and Willy, a wind-up mouse.  The two mice form a friendship, despite their differences.  Alexander becomes envious of Willy the wind-up mouse because he is loved by the children in the house.  Alexander, on the other hand, is not welcome in the house and disliked by the family.  He wished to be changed into a wind-up mouse.  In the end, Alexander ends up being able to save Willy from being discarded in the "used toy" bin and learns the benefits of being a real mouse.