Tag Archives: Fiction

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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Here Come the Aliens

Title: Here Come the Aliens Author(s): Colin McNaughton Illustrated by: Colin McNaughton Publisher and Year: Candlewick Press (1995) Number of pages: 27 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  In this book a group of aliens are set to invade earth. On each … Continue reading

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The Brave Little Bunny

Title: The Brave Little Bunny Author(s): Linda Jennings Illustrated by: Catherine Walters Publisher and Year: Dutton Children’s Books (1995) Number of pages: 25 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: In The Brave Little Bunny, Millie, a rabbit that lives in a hutch … 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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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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Regarding the Fountain

  Title: Regarding the Fountain Author: Kate Klise Illustrator/ Photographer: M. Sarah Klise Publisher and Year: Avon Books, 1998 Number of Pages: 138 Tags/ Themes: Fiction, Friendship, Letters, School Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: This chapter book is about a school, Dry … 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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