Tag Archives: Chapter book

The House on Mango Street

Title: The House on Mango Street Author(s): Sandra Cisneros Cover Art by: Edel Rodriquez Publisher and Year: Random House (1984) Number of pages: 110 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  The House on Mango Street is told from the perspective of … Continue reading

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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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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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Joey Pigza Loses Control

Title: Joey Pigza Loses Control Author(s): Jack Gantos Cover Art: Beata Szpura Publisher and Year: Scholastic, 2001 Number of pages: 196 Genre: Realistic Fiction. Descriptive Annotation:  Joe Pigza Loses Control centers on its title character, Joey Pigza, who is a … 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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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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Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus

Title: Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus Author: Barbara Park  Illustrator: Denise Brunkus Publisher and Year: Random House, 1992 Number of pages: 69 pages Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Chapter Book, Comedy, School Genre: Chapter Book, Realistic Fiction, Comedy Descriptive … 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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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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