Tag Archives: Diversity

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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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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Shiva’s Fire

  Title: Shiva’s Fire Author(s): Suzanne Fisher Staples Cover Art: Hala Wittwer Publisher and Year: Harper Collins, 2000 Number of pages: 276 Genre: Fiction, Fable. Descriptive Annotation:  Shiva’s Fire is about a girl named Parvati who is born to dance. … 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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Two Eggs, Please

Title: Two eggs, please. Author: Sarah Weeks Illustrator: Betsy Lewin Publisher and Year: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2003 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction, fable Descriptive Annotation:  The book begins with a fox waitress asking a rhino what he … Continue reading

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School For Bandits

Title: School for Bandits Author(s): Hannah Shaw Illustrator/Photographer: 32 Publisher and Year: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2011 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Fiction, fable Descriptive Annotation:  Ralph does not act like a normal raccoon; he brushes his teeth, vacuums … 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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Elmer

Title: Elmer Author(s): David McKee Illustrator/Photographer: David McKee Publisher and Year: 1989-Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books Number of pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Elephant, Individuality, Bullying, Diversity, Colorful, Humorous, Happiness, Peer Pressure, Identical, Irony Genre: Fable Descriptive Annotation: The story, … 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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