Tag Archives: 4-5

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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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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Homeless Bird

  Title: Homeless Bird Author: Gloria Whelan Illustrator/Photographer: Not Applicable Publisher, Year: HarperCollins Publisher, 2000 Number of pages: 182 Genre: Realistic fiction, historic fiction, fiction Descriptive Annotation: Koly is a thirteen-year-old girl who is growing up in modern India. Her parents … Continue reading

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Bud, Not Buddy

Title: Bud, Not Buddy Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Illustrator: N/A Publisher and Year: Delacorte Books, 1999 Number of pages: 243 Genre: Historical Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Bud Caldwell has lived in orphanages and foster homes since the death of his mother … Continue reading

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Sir Cumference and the First Round Table: A Math Adventure

Title: Sir Cumference and the First Round Table: A Math Adventure Author: Cindy Neuschwander Illustrator: Wayne Geehan Publisher and Year: Charlesbridge Publishing, 1997 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Humor, Fiction Descriptive Annotation: King Arthur of Camelot becomes worried when he … Continue reading

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I See the Rhythm

Title: I See the Rhythm  Author: Toyomi Igus Illustrator: Michele Wood Publisher and Year: Children’s Book Press, 1998 Number of pages: 31 Genre: Non-fiction, Poetry Descriptive Annotation: This book provides information about African American music and how it has changed … 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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Captain Abdul’s Pirate School

Title: Captain Abdul’s Pirate School        Author: Colin McNaughton Illustrator: Colin McNaughton Publisher and Year: Candlewick Press, 1994 Number of pages: 31 Genre: Humor, Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Maisy Pickles’ dad thinks she is too soft, so he sends her to Captain … Continue reading

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A Symphony of Whales

Title: A Symphony of Whales Author: Steven Schuch Illustrator: Peter Sylvada Publisher, Year: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2002 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Based on a true story, Steve Schuch writes a story about a young girl … 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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