Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Iron Ring

  Title: The Iron Ring Author(s): Lloyd Alexander Illustrator/Photographer: Ismael Espinosa Ferrer Publisher and Year: Puffin, 1997 Number of pages: 280 Genre: Fantasy, Fable Descriptive Annotation:  At the beginning of “The Iron Ring” young king Tamar is awoken in the … Continue reading

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Holes

Title: Holes Author(s): Louis Sachar Illustrator/Photographer: Publisher and Year: Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data, 1954 Number of pages: 272 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, John Newberry Medal, Discrimination, Redemption, Hardship Genre: Fiction and Young Adult Literature Descriptive Annotation: This book is about a … Continue reading

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Title: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Author(s): Judi Barrett Illustrator/Photographer: Ron Barrett Publisher and Year: Hardcover Publication, 1978 Number of pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Weather, Fantasy, Wants, Needs, K-3 Genre: Fantasy and Science Fiction Descriptive Annotation: In the … Continue reading

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A Picture for Harold’s Room

Title: A Picture for Harold’s Room Author(s): Crockett Johnson Illustrator/Photographer: Crockett Johnson Publisher and Year: Harper Crockett Publishers, 1960 Number of pages: 64 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Crayon, Pictures, Coloring, Drawing, Imagination, K-2 Genre: Fantasy and Imagination Descriptive Annotation: Harold decides … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley

Title: Flat Stanley Author(s): Jeff Brown Illustrator/Photographer: Tomi Ungerer Publisher and Year: Harper Row & Junior Books, 1964 Number of pages: 40 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Discrimination, Letters, Kites, K-2 Genre: Children’s Literature Descriptive Annotation: This book is a story about … Continue reading

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Blueberries for Sal

Title: Blueberries for Sal Author(s): Robert McCloskey Illustrator/Photographer: Robert McCloskey Publisher and Year: Viking Penguin Inc., 1948 Number of pages: 56 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Caldecott Award, Safety, Animals, K-3 Genre: Children’s Literature Descriptive Annotation: This book is about a girl … Continue reading

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Corduroy

Title: Corduroy Author(s): Don Freeman Illustrator/Photographer: Don Freeman Publisher and Year: Viking Penguin Inc., 1968 Number of pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Discrimination, Gender Genre: Fantasy Descriptive Annotation: This story is about a little bear, named Corduroy, who lives in … Continue reading

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Goodnight Moon

Title: Good Night, Moon Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown Illustrator/Photographer: Clement Hurd Publisher and Year: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 1947 Number of pages: 30 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Illustrations, Routines, Independence, and Management Genre: Children’s Literature Descriptive Annotation: This classic children’s … Continue reading

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Title: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Author(s): Eric Carle Illustrator/Photographer: Eric Carle Publisher and Year: The World Publishing Company, 1969 Number of pages: 18 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Butterflies, Caterpillars, Science, Illustrations, Food Genre: Children’s Literature Descriptive Annotation: The story of The … Continue reading

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Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom

Title: Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom Author(s): Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault Illustrator/Photographer: Lois Ehlert Publisher and Year: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Design, 1989 Number of pages: 34 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Alphabet, Rhyming, Pre-K-2 Genre: Children’s Literature Descriptive Annotation: … Continue reading

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