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The Adventures of Princess Nadya

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The Adventures of Princess Nadya

  1. 1. The Adventures of Princess Nadya &Her Faithful Friend Laura May, 2011 1
  2. 2. DedicationThis book is written byLaura Deaton anddedicated to Nadya forall her hard work, greatreading, and love of life!Keep reading, Nadya! 2
  3. 3. Once upon a time, in Charleston, SouthCarolina, there lived a beautiful princess.Her name was Nadya. 3
  4. 4. Princess Nadya was in 2nd grade at BurnsElementary School. She loved going to school andwas a great student who was eager to learn andwell-behaved. Go, Bears! GRRRR! 4
  5. 5. Nadya especially loved going to school onTuesdays and Thursdays because she got tospend time with her faithful friend, Laura! 5
  6. 6. Every Tuesday and Thursday, just after thePledge of Allegiance and the MorningAnnouncements were made, Princess Nadyaand Laura would meet in a room that was far,far away from her classroom. 6
  7. 7. After a hug and a few moments to catch up,they would jump right in. Because Laura gotto the room before Princess Nadya, shealways had a question ready for PrincessNadya to answer. 7
  8. 8. Sometimes the question would be abouthow Princess Nadya spent her weekend. 8
  9. 9. And, sometimes the question would beabout the weather. 9
  10. 10. Other times, the questions would be aboutPrincess Nadya and what she liked and didn’tlike to do. 10
  11. 11. After answering questions and doing a wordgame, Princess Nadya and Laura would readtogether. What wonderful stories they read! 11
  12. 12. First, they read… 12
  13. 13. Next, they read…And… 13
  14. 14. Princess Nadya and Laura kept reading,more and more books. It was so muchfun to be together! Each time they met,they read more. They read about acrafty fox and a greedy crow in “The Foxand Crow.” 14
  15. 15. They read about “The Monster Under the Bed.”But, it wasn’t really a monster after all. 15
  16. 16. Princess Nadya and Laura needed a break fromscary books after that, so they started readingabout “Hot Deserts.” 16
  17. 17. Princess Nadya already knew so much aboutdeserts! 17
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  19. 19. After the lizards and the kangaroo rats andthe camels in the desert, Princess Nadya andLaura were ready for something a little bitcloser to home. So they read “A Chick GrowsUp” for their next book! 19
  20. 20. Then there was a big surprise! Some babychicks actually came to class! They were fluffyand black. They were cute and soft. Theypecked and squeaked and stretched and tap-danced with their feet. Princess Nadya evengot to hold one of the chicks! 20
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  22. 22. But even after all that excitement,Princess Nadya and Laura kept reading.They read four more books and thebooks got harder each time. 22
  23. 23. They were reading books so fast andso well, that they began reading achapter book and it took them allthe way to the end of their timetogether. 23
  24. 24. Princess Nadya didn’t want Book Buddies to endbecause she loved reading books with Laura. Shewasn’t sure if she should be sad or mad, butLaura told her not to worry, and that she had aspecial surprise for her so that they would alwaysremember their time together. Can you guesswhat that surprise was? 24
  25. 25. This Book! 25
  26. 26. The EndDear Nadya – You are so veryspecial and I loved our timetogether! Please keep readingand remember that you can doanything you want to do inlife…just make sure it issomething great!Love and hugs, 26
  27. 27. Thank You,Princess Nadya! 27

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