Tag Archives: 3-5

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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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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Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredible Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space (and the Subsequent Assault of the Equally Evil Lunchroom Zombie Nerds)

Title: Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredible Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space (and the Subsequent Assault of the Equally Evil Lunchroom Zombie Nerds) Author: Dav Pilkey Illustrator: Dav Pilkey Publisher, Year: Scholastic, 1999 Number of pages: 144 … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Dime

Title: Once Upon a Dime Author: Nancy Kelly Allen  Illustrator: Adam Doyle  Publisher and Year: Charlesbridge, 1999 Number of Pages: 32 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Math, Culture, Diversity, Adventure, Science, 3-5, Money Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: In Once Upon a … Continue reading

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Immigrant Girl: Becky of Eldridge Street

Title: Immigrant Girl: Becky of Eldridge Street Author: Brett Harvey Illustrator: Deborah Kogan Ray Publisher and Year: Holiday House, 1987 Number of pages: 36 pages Themes/Tags: Immigrant, Colleen Swanson, 3-5, 6-8, Social Science, Fine Arts, Fmily, Culture, Diversity Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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Journey To Freedom

Title: Journey To Freedom Author: Courtni C. Wright Illustrator: Gershom Griffith Publisher and year: Holiday House, 1994 Number of pages: 29 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Diversity, Culture, Family, Slavery, 3-5, 6-8, Social Science Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Journey to … Continue reading

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The One and Only Ivan

Title: The One and Only Ivan Author(s): Katherine Applegate Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Castelao Publisher and Year: 2012, HarperCollins Number of pages: 320 Tags/Themes: Kasey Reaber, Fiction, Animals, Chapter Book, Newbery Medal, Emotion, Friendship, 3-5 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This book is … Continue reading

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Hooway for Wodney Wat

Title Hooway for Wodney Wat Author Helen Lester Illustrator/Photographer Lynn Munsinger Publisher and Year Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Rodney Rat is a rodent who cannot pronounce his r’s, therefore he is forced … Continue reading

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The Lily Cupboard: A Story of the Holocaust

Title The Lily Cupboard: A Story of the Holocaust Author Shulamith Levey Oppenheim Illustrator/Photographer Ronald Himler Publisher and Year HarperTrophy, 1992 Number of pages: 28 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: This story, illustrated with watercolor pictures, is told from the … Continue reading

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