|Arthur and the New Kid|
|Publication date||July 13, 2004|
|Published by||Random House|
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Arthur and the New Kid is a Step Into Reading step 3 book.
Arthur and his friends aren’t sure of what to make of Norbert, the new kid in their class. He wears a jacket and tie, sits at the fourth graders’ table in the lunchroom, and buys two slices of pizza for lunch. But when Norbert helps Francine answer a difficult math problem and scores two soccer goals during recess, Arthur and his friends learn that the new boy at school is different from what they first thought.
- Mr. Ratburn
- Sue Ellen
- 4th Grade Male Rabbit (Number 2)
- 4th Grade Female Cat (Number 3)
- Norbert's mother (mentioned only)