Tag Archives: Realistic Fiction

The Butterfly

Title: The ButterflyAuthor: Patricia PolaccoIllustrator or Photographer: Patricia PoloccoPages: 45Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 2000Genre:Realistic FictionTags and Themes:History, Culture, Picture Book, 4-6Analysis:This is a story about a little girl named Monique and her mother, Marcel who live in France during … Continue reading

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In Our Mothers’ House

              Title: In Our Mothers’ House Author: Patricia Polacco Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Polacco Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 2009 Number of Pages: 44 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Family, Adoption, Same Sex Couples, 4-5, 6-8, Culture, Realistic … Continue reading

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Earthquake

       Title: Earthquake Author: Milly Lee Illustrator: Yangsook Choi Publisher and Year: Frances Foster Books, 2001 Number of Pages: 28 Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: Earthquake is an emotional story about a Chinese American family who must abandon their home … Continue reading

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In Abby’s Hands

   Title: In Abby’s Hands Author: Wendy A. Lewis Illustrator: Marilyn Mets and Peter Ledwon Publisher and Year: Red Deer Press, 2003 Number of Pages: 30 Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: In Abby’s Hands is an inspiring story about a young … Continue reading

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Goin’ Someplace Special

    Title: Goin’ Someplace Special Author: Patricia C. McKissack Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney Publisher and Year: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001 Number of Pages: 31 Genre: Realistic Fiction Analysis: Goin’ Someplace Special is a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award … Continue reading

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