Author Archives: Meagan DeSalvo

Our World Coral Reefs

Title: Our World Coral Reefs Author(s): Aaron Frisch Illustrator/Photographer:  Georgienne Bradley and Jay Ireland Publisher and Year: Creative Education, 2008 Number of pages: 24 Tags/Themes: Animals, Non-fiction, Science, 2-3, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Juvenile Literature Descriptive Annotation:  This book is an … Continue reading

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Each Kindness

Title: Each Kindness Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson Illustrator/Photographer:  E. B. Lewis Publisher and Year: Nancy Paulsen Books, 2012 Number of pages: 31 Tags/Themes: K-5, 6-8, Award Book, Diversity, Emotion, Fiction, Friendship, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Each Kindness is about … Continue reading

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Good-bye for today: The Diary of a Young Girl at Sea

Title: Good-bye for today: The Diary of a Young Girl at Sea Author(s): Peter and Connie Roop Illustrator/Photographer:  Thomas B. Allen Publisher and Year: Antheneum Books for Young Readers, 2000 Number of pages: 42 Tags/Themes: Adventure, Animals, Chapter Book, Culture, … Continue reading

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A Slimy Story

Title: A Slimy Story Author(s): Michelle Knudsen Illustrator/Photographer:  Paige Billin-Frye Publisher and Year: The Kane Press, 2004 Number of pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Animals, Science, Fiction, K-5, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Informational Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  A Slimy Story is part of a set … 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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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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One

Title: One Author(s): Kathryn Otoshi Illustrator/Photographer: Kathryn Otoshi Publisher and Year: Publishers Group West, 2008 Number of pages: 34 Tags/Themes: Emotion, Fiction, Fine Arts, Friendship, Math, K-1, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Picture Story Book, Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  One is a counting … Continue reading

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My Mei Mei

Title: My Mei Mei Author(s): Ed Young Illustrator/Photographer: Ed Young Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 2006 Number of pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Diversity, Culture, Emotion, Family, Fiction, Friendship, K-1, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Translated to My Little Sister, … Continue reading

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Balloons Over Broadway

Title: Balloons Over Broadway Author(s): Melissa Sweet Illustrator/Photographer: Melissa Sweet Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Books, 2011 Number of pages: 34 Tags/Themes: Award Book, Fine Arts, Non-fiction, Meagan DeSalvo, 4-5, 6-8, Caldecott Award Genre: Biography Descriptive Annotation:  A Robert F. … Continue reading

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