Tag Archives: K-5

The Art of Miss Chew

Title: The Art of Miss Chew Author(s): Patricia Polacco Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Polacco Publisher and Year: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Number of pages: 37 Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction Analysis: In Patricia Polacco’s children’s book The Art of Miss Chew the text functions as … Continue reading

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Grandfather’s Journey

Title: Grandfather’s Journey Author(s): Allen Sy Illustrator/Photographer: Allen Sy Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993 Number of pages: 29 Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction Analysis: In Allen Sy’s award winning book Grandfather’s Journey, the text functions as a window to the … 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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I Did it, I’m Sorry

Caralyn Buehner Mark Buehner Dial Books for Young Readers, 1998 29 pages Animals, Friendship, Fiction, K-5, Kelli Herlitz Non-fiction This text presents a series of animals facing moral dilemmas. There is a short quiz question at the end of each … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror

Author: Marilyn Singer Illustrator: José Masse Publisher and Year: Penguin Group, 2010 Number of Pages: 26 pages Themes/Tags: Fantasy, Non-fiction, K-5 Genre: Fantasy, Poetry   This text contains a variety of classic fairytales that have been turned into very clever … Continue reading

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Helping Sophia

Author: Anastasia Suen Illustrator: Jeff Ebbeler Publisher and Year: Red Wagon, 2008 Number of pages: 32 pages Tags/Themes: Diversity, Friendships, K-5 Genre: Realistic Fiction   When Sophia’s regular assistant must be absent for a few days, her general education teacher … 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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The Lorax

Title: The Lorax Author: Dr. Seuss Illustrator: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House, 1971 Pages: 62 The Lorax is a book about the environmental phenomenon known as Tragedy of the Commons. The Once-ler, who narrates the story, cut down the Truffula … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Yaku

Title: Take Me Out to the Yaku Author(s): Aaron Meshon Illustrator/Photographer: Aaron Meshon Publisher and Year: Atheneum Books For Young Readers, 2013 Number of pages: 34 Tags/Themes: Culture, Fiction Blend, Picture Book, K-5 Genre: Fiction Blend Analysis: This is a … Continue reading

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Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully

Title: Mirette on the High Wire Author(s): Emily Arnold McCully Illustrator/Photographer: Emily Arnold McCully Publisher and Year: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1992 Number of pages: 31 Genre: Children’s Fiction Analysis: In Emily Arnold McCully’s award winning children’s book Mirette on the … Continue reading

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