Tag Archives: Culture

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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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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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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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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I Am the World

Title: I Am the World Author(s): Charles R. Smith Jr. Illustrator/Photographer: Charles R. Smith Jr. Publisher and Year: 2013-Atheneum Books for Young Readers Number of pages: 48 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Coretta Scott King Award, Colors, Shapes, Sizes, Culture, Heritages, Global, … Continue reading

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I am Different! Can You Find Me?

Title: I am Different! Can You Find Me? Author(s): Manjula Padmanabhan Illustrator/Photographer: Publisher and Year: 2011- Charlesbridge Publishing Inc. Number of pages: 37 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Multicultural, Manners, Customs, Language, Culture, Puzzles, Colorful, Difference, Similarities, Middle School, Worldwide Genre: Non-Fiction … 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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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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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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