Steig, W. (1986). Brave Irene. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Irene Bobbin rushes through a snow storm to deliver the duchess’ dress to her before the ball.
Genre: Fiction (realistic)
Grades: K- 2nd
Audience: Parents, teachers, and young children
I would give this book a four because I really liked the pictures, the story, and the message of the book. I think it is a great book for younger children because Irene demonstrates determination and willpower.
Would you go out in the middle of a snowstorm to give the duchess her dress?