Tag Archives: Adventure

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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Music for Alice

  Title: Music for Alice Author(s): Allen Say Illustrator/Photographer: Allen Say Publisher, Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Non-fiction, autobiography Descriptive Annotation: This is an autobiography of Alice. Alice loved to dance when she was a girl, … Continue reading

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Camilla the Zebra

  Title: Camilla the zebra Author: Marisa Nunez Illustrator: Oscar Villan Publisher and Year: Kalandraka, 2003 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Camilla the zebra lives in a place where the wind is very strong, so she needs … 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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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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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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Can I Have a Stegosaurus, Mom? Can I? Please!?

Title: Can I Have a Stegosaurus, Mom? Can I? Please!? Author: Lois G. Grambling Illustrator: H.B. Lewis Publisher and Year: BridgeWater Books, 1995 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Humor, Fiction, Fantasy Descriptive Annotation: A little boy asks his mom if … Continue reading

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How the Second Grade Got $8,205.50 to Visit the Statue of Liberty

Title: How the Second Grade Got $8,205.50 to Visit the Statue of Liberty    Author: Nathan Zimelman Illustrator: Bill Slavin Publisher and Year: Albert Whitman & Company, 1992 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Humor, Realistic fiction Descriptive Annotation: This book is … 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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