Submitted by Ms. Carol!
Stuck by Oliver Jeffers is the story of a boy named Floyd who gets his kite stuck up in a tree. He decides to try to get the kite unstuck. He throws his shoe to knock the kite loose, but his shoe ends up getting stuck as well. He then continues to try various things to get the kite loose. He tries a cat, a ladder, a bucket of paint, a duck , a chair, and many other things, including the kitchen sink, but nothing knocks the kite out of the tree. Finally he throws up a saw, and down comes the kite! Floyd is so happy, he flies the kite for the rest of the day. That night, as he is going to bed, he keeps thinking there is something he is forgetting. Meanwhile, everyone and everything else is still stuck up in the tree, trying to get down while Floyd sleeps! This is a cute, humorous story of determination. See this book listed in our catalog