Tag Archives: Friendship

Dotty

Title: Dotty Author(s): Erica S. Perl Illustrator/Photographer: Julia Denos Publisher and Year: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2012 Number of pages: 29 Genre: Children’s Fiction Analysis: In Erica S. Perl’s children’s book Dotty, the text functions as a mirror to … Continue reading

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Emily’s Eighteen Aunts

Title: Emily’s Eighteen Aunts Author: Curtis Parkinson Illustrator: Andrea Wayne von Königlsöw Publisher: Stoddart Publishing Co, 2002 Pages: 30 Analysis: Emily’s Eighteen Aunts is about a little girl named Emily. All of her friends have aunts and uncles that go … Continue reading

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Pinocchio the Boy

Title: Pinocchio the Boy Author: Lane Smith Illustrator: Lane Smith Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books, 2002 Pages: 39 Analysis: Pinocchio the Boy is an interesting take on the story of Pinocchio. In this version, Pinocchio saved Geppetto’s life, and the Blue … Continue reading

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Horton Hears a Who!

Title: Horton Hears a Who! Author: Dr. Seuss Illustrator: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House, 1954 Pages: 60 Analysis: Horton Hears a Who! is a picture book by Dr. Seuss about Horton the elephant who discovers a city called Whoville on … Continue reading

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Visiting Day

Title: Visiting Day Author: Jacqueline Woodson Illustrator or Photographer: James E. Ransome Publisher and Year: Scholastic Press, 2002 Tags and Themes: Family, Friendship, Diversity, K-3 Genre: Fiction Analysis: Visiting Day is a story about a little girl who lives with … Continue reading

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The One and Only Ivan

              Title: The One and Only Ivan Author: Katherine Applegate Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Castelao Publisher and Year: Harper Collins Publisher, 2002 Number of Pages: 300 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Award Book, Newberry Medal, Animals, Animal Cruelty, … Continue reading

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I Can Hear the Sun

              Title: I Can Hear the Sun Author: Patricia Polacco Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Polacco Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 1996 Number of Pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Homelessness, Myth, Animals, Friendship, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8 Genre: … Continue reading

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Because of Winn-Dixie

   Title: Because of Winn-Dixie Author: Kate DiCamillo Publisher and Year: Candlewick Press, 2000 Number of Pages: 175 Genre: Fiction Analysis: Because of Winn-Dixie is an award-winning children’s novel about a 10 year old girl named Opal who finds happiness … Continue reading

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Rosetta’s Daring Day

   Title: Rosetta’s Daring Day Author: Lisa Papademetriou Illustrators: Judith Holmes Clarke, Adrienne Brown, Charles Pickens Publisher and Year: Random House, 2009 Number of Pages: 118 Genre: Fantasy Analysis: Rosetta’s Daring Day is a charming chapter book in the Disney … Continue reading

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Friends

Title: Friends Author: Eric Carle Illustrator: Eric Carle Publisher and Year: The Penguin Group, 2013 Number of Pages: 22 Genre: Fiction Analysis: Friends is a playful story about a young boy and girl who were once best friends. They were … Continue reading

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