Tag Archives: Amy DeBoer

Apple Fractions

Title: Apple Fractions            Author: Jerry Pallotta Illustrator: Rob Bolster Publisher and Year: Scholastic, 2002 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: The book begins by defining what apples and fractions are. Each page teaches readers about a different … 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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Grandad Bill’s Song

Title: Grandad Bill’s Song            Author: Jane Yolen Illustrator: Melissa Bay Mathis Publisher and Year: Putnam & Gosset Group, 1994 Number of pages: 29 Genre: Non-fiction, Poetry Descriptive Annotation: A little boy, Jon, asks several family members what they did on … Continue reading

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Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation

Title: Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation  Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney Illustrator: Brian Pinkney Publisher and Year: HarperCollins Publishers, 2008 Number of pages: 34 Genre: Non-fiction Descriptive Annotation: Boycott Blues tells the story of Rosa Parks and how … 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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The Ugly Duckling

Title: The Ugly Duckling           Author: Hans Christian Anderson, Adapted by Jerry Pinkney Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney Publisher and Year: Morrow Junior Books, 1999 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Fiction, Fable Descriptive Annotation: Mother Duck is keeping her six eggs warm when … 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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