Tag Archives: K-1

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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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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Can I Have a Stegosaurus, Mom? Can I? Please!?

Title: Can I Have a Stegosaurus, Mom? Can I? Please!? Author: Lois G. Grambling Illustrator: H.B. Lewis Publisher and Year: BridgeWater Books, 1995 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Humor, Fiction, Fantasy Descriptive Annotation: A little boy asks his mom if … Continue reading

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One

Title: One Author(s): Kathryn Otoshi Illustrator/Photographer: Kathryn Otoshi Publisher and Year: Publishers Group West, 2008 Number of pages: 34 Tags/Themes: Emotion, Fiction, Fine Arts, Friendship, Math, K-1, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Picture Story Book, Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  One is a counting … Continue reading

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My Mei Mei

Title: My Mei Mei Author(s): Ed Young Illustrator/Photographer: Ed Young Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 2006 Number of pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Diversity, Culture, Emotion, Family, Fiction, Friendship, K-1, Meagan DeSalvo Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Translated to My Little Sister, … Continue reading

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When I Get Bigger

Author: Mercer Mayer Illustrator: Mercer Mayer Publisher and Year: Western Publishing Company (1983) Number of pages: 23 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: This story follows what Little Critter believes life will be like when he gets older. It is not clear … Continue reading

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The Ear Book

Author: Al Perkins Illustrator: William O’Brian Publisher and Year: Random House, Inc. (1968) Number of pages: 26 Genre: Fiction, Poetry Descriptive Annotation: This book is a good rhyming book. It is all about what ears can hear, but it is … Continue reading

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What Makes Day and Night?

Author: Chris Arvetis Illustrator: James Buckley Publisher and Year: Newfield Publications (1984) Number of pages: 31 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: What Makes Day and Night? is also titled Why is it Dark?. It describes why there is day and … Continue reading

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If I Were a Penguin…

Author: Heidi Goennel Illustrator: Heidi Goennel Publisher and Year: Little, Brown and Company (1989) Number of pages: 27 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: The speaker wonders what he might be if he were not himself. It takes a look at different … Continue reading

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The Paperboy

Title: The Paperboy Author(s): Dav Pilkey Illustrator/Photographer: Dav Pilkey Publisher and Year: Scholastic Inc., 1996 Number of pages: 29 Tags/Themes: Colleen Swanson, Award Book, Math, Social Science, Diversity, K-1, 2-3 Genre: Realistic Fiction  Descriptive Annotation: This story follows the typical … Continue reading

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