Monthly Archives: April 2014

CLRB from Previous Semesters

Here is the link to the CLRB from 2012 with the link to the blog from 2013 embedded: http://blogs.iwu.edu/ed-studies-335/

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The House on Mango Street

Title: The House on Mango Street Author(s): Sandra Cisneros Cover Art by: Edel Rodriquez Publisher and Year: Random House (1984) Number of pages: 110 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  The House on Mango Street is told from the perspective of … Continue reading

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My Life With the Wave

Title: My Life With the Wave Based on the Story by: Octavio Paz Translated and Adapted by: Catherine Cowan Illustrated by: Mark Buehner Publisher and Year: Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books (1997) Number of pages: 30 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  … Continue reading

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How I Survived Fifth Grade

Title: How I Survived Fifth Grade Author(s): Megan and H. William Stine Cover Art by: Susan Tang Publisher and Year: Troll Associates (1992) Number of pages: 92 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  How I Survived Fifth Grade is written from … Continue reading

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I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863

Title: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 Author(s): Lauren Tarshis Cover Art by: Steve Stone and Tim Hall Publisher and Year: Scholastic (2013) Number of pages: 106 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 … Continue reading

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I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

Title: I Survived The Shark Attacks of 1916 Author(s): Lauren Tarshis Cover Art by: Steve Stone and Tim Hall Publisher and Year: Scholastic (2010) Number of pages: 87 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  In I Survived the Shark Attacks of … Continue reading

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Here Come the Aliens

Title: Here Come the Aliens Author(s): Colin McNaughton Illustrated by: Colin McNaughton Publisher and Year: Candlewick Press (1995) Number of pages: 27 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  In this book a group of aliens are set to invade earth. On each … Continue reading

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The Brave Little Bunny

Title: The Brave Little Bunny Author(s): Linda Jennings Illustrated by: Catherine Walters Publisher and Year: Dutton Children’s Books (1995) Number of pages: 25 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: In The Brave Little Bunny, Millie, a rabbit that lives in a hutch … Continue reading

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Mei Ling In China City

Title: Mei Ling in China City Author(s): Icy Smith Illustrated by: Gayle Garner Roski Publisher and Year: East West Discovery Press, 2008 Number of pages: 39 Genre: Historical Fiction. Descriptive Annotation: Mei Ling in China City is told from the … Continue reading

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Joey Pigza Loses Control

Title: Joey Pigza Loses Control Author(s): Jack Gantos Cover Art: Beata Szpura Publisher and Year: Scholastic, 2001 Number of pages: 196 Genre: Realistic Fiction. Descriptive Annotation:  Joe Pigza Loses Control centers on its title character, Joey Pigza, who is a … Continue reading

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