Tag Archives: Emotion

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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My Life With the Wave

Title: My Life With the Wave Based on the Story by: Octavio Paz Translated and Adapted by: Catherine Cowan Illustrated by: Mark Buehner Publisher and Year: Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard Books (1997) Number of pages: 30 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  … 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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Each Kindness

Title: Each Kindness Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson Illustrator/Photographer:  E. B. Lewis Publisher and Year: Nancy Paulsen Books, 2012 Number of pages: 31 Tags/Themes: K-5, 6-8, Award Book, Diversity, Emotion, Fiction, Friendship, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Each Kindness is about … 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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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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In the Time of the Drums

Title: In the Time of the Drums Author: Kim L. Siegelson Illustrator: Brian Pinkney Publisher and Year: Hyperion Books For Children, 1999 Number of pages: 28 pages Tags/Themes: Award Book, Colleen Swanson, Slavery, Culture, 6-8, Social Science, Diversity, Emotion, Fine … Continue reading

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