Mary Had a Little Ham

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By Margie Palatini
Publisher Disney-Hyperion
Mary Had a Little Ham
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Stanley Snoutowski has always been a precocious piggieand Mary has always encouraged her little ham. In the barn and even at school (where Stanley followed her, even if it was against the rules), Stanley shows star quality. Mary knows she cant keep him down on the farm, so off he goes to the bright lights of Broadway. The days of cattle calls and nights of waiting tables are rough on the runt, but he perseveres. He knows that with hard work, determinationand a bit of lucksomeday hell play the ultimate role: Hamlet. This is a laughoutloud story of a determined pig and the little girl who believes in him.

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1255 words1,255 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile AD510LLexile AD510L
Grade 1 to 2Grade 1 to 2
Published 2003Published 2003

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