by Susanne Bettiger (1st+)
Oscar, the crab gets so nervous when he is around others that his tongue gets all twisted and his words come out jumbled together. One day when he reads a favorite poem to the class and he gets the words jumbled, the class laughs at him. Oscar runs away from school where he finds Doctor Octopus who is a speech fixer. Oscar works with Doctor Octopus on his word jumbling and eventually is able to speak with others without getting all tongue twisted. Read this story of confidence and follow along with Oscar as he defeats his problem of getting tongue twisted.