Monthly Archives: March 2014

In the Time of the Drums

Title: In the Time of the Drums Author: Kim L. Siegelson Illustrator: Brian Pinkney Publisher and Year: Hyperion Books For Children, 1999 Number of pages: 28 pages Tags/Themes: Award Book, Colleen Swanson, Slavery, Culture, 6-8, Social Science, Diversity, Emotion, Fine … Continue reading

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The Toll- Bridge Troll

Title: The Toll- Bridge Troll Author: Patricia Rae Wolff Illustrator/ Photographer: Kimberly Bulcken Root Publisher and Year: Browndeer Press Harcourt Brace and Company, 1995 Number of pages: 22 Tags/ Themes: Friendship, Riddles, Fable, 1-3 Genre: Fiction, Fable Descriptive Annotation: Tirgg is … Continue reading

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The Whipping Boy

Title: The Whipping Boy Author(s): Sid Fleischman Illustrator/Photographer:  Peter Sis Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996 (reprint); Greenwillow Books, 1986 (original) Number of pages: 104 Tags/Themes: Adventure, Award Book, Chapter Book, Emotion, Historical Fiction, Friendship, Social Science, 4-5, 6-8, … Continue reading

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I Need My Monster

Title: I Need My Monster Author(s): Amanda Noll Illustrator/ Photographer: Howard McWilliam Publisher and Year: Flashlight Press Text, 2009 Number of pages: 32 Tags/ Themes: Growing Up, K-3, Descriptive Language, Fantasy Genre: Fantasy Descriptive Annotation: In this story, Ethan checks … Continue reading

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Katya’s Busy Morning

Title: Katya’s Busy Morning Author(s): Thea Feldman Illustrator/Photographer: E. Friedman Publisher and Year: Meredith Books, 2006 Number of pages: 23 Tags/Themes: Kasey Reaber, Animals, Family, Non-Fiction Genre: Non-Fiction, Juvenile Literature Descriptive Annotation:  This book is about a mother tiger named … Continue reading

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Seen Art?

Title: Seen Art? Author(s): Jon Sciesczka Illustrator/Photographer:  Lane Smith, The Museum of Modern Art Publisher and Year: Penguin Group, 2005 Number of pages: 44 Tags/Themes: Fine Arts, K-5, 6-8, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This book presents children with … Continue reading

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Wing Walker

Title: Wing Walker Author(s): Rosemary Wells Illustrator/Photographer:  Brian Selznick Publisher and Year: Hyperion Books for Children, 2002 Number of pages: 63 Tags/Themes: Adventure, Chapter Book, Social Science, Historical fiction, 4-5, 6-8, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Set during … Continue reading

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Oliver All Alone

Title: Oliver All Alone Author(s): Christine Harris Illustrator/Photographer: Catherine Walters Publisher and Year: 1994, Dutton Juvenile Number of pages: 26 Tags/Themes: Kasey Reaber, Animals, Adventure, Emotion, Fiction Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This story is about a little puppy named Oliver … Continue reading

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When This Box Is Full

Title: When This Box Is Full Author(s): Patricia Lillie Illustrator/Photographer: Donald Crews Publisher and Year: Scholastic, 1993 Number of pages: 30 Tags/Themes: Kasey Reaber, Months, K-2, Non-fiction Genre: General Non- Fiction Descriptive Annotation: This book is about an empty box … Continue reading

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Rules

Title: Rules Author(s): Cynthia Lord Illustrator/Photographer: None Publisher and Year: 2008, Scholastic Inc. Number of pages: 224 Tags/Themes: Kasey Reaber, Chapter Book, Newbery Honor Book, 4-7, Friendship, Family Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This book is about a 12-year-old girl … Continue reading

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