Tag Archives: Meagan DeSalvo

Daniel O’Rouke An Irish Tale

Author: Gerald McDermott Illustrator: Gerald McDermott Publisher and Year: Viking Penguin, Inc. (1986) Number of pages: 28 Genre: Fairy Tale Descriptive Annotation: Daniel O’Rouke An Irish Tale follows the adventure of Dan one evening. This one evening, Daniel O’Rouke along … Continue reading

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The City of Ember

Author: Jeanne DuPrau Illustrator: NA Publisher and Year: Yearling (2003) Number of pages: 270 Genre: Science-Fiction Descriptive Annotation: The City of Ember is a story of a city that exists without natural light. There is this city which was built … Continue reading

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Lost in the Woods

Author: Carl R. Sams II & Jean Stoick Illustrator: Carl R. Sams II & Jean Stoick Publisher and Year: Carl R. Sams II Photography, Inc. (2004) Number of pages: 48   Genre: Science and Nature Descriptive Annotation: Lost in the … Continue reading

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Just in Passing

Author: Susan Bonners Illustrator: Susan Bonners Publisher and Year: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books (1989) Number of pages: 29 Genre: Picture book Descriptive Annotation: Just in Passing is a picture book that comes full circle. It starts with a baby … 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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Little Beaver and The Echo

Author: Amy MacDonald Illustrator: Sarah Fox-Davis Publisher and Year: The Putnam & Grosset Group (1990) Number of pages: 24 Genre: Fiction, Fable Descriptive Annotation: At the beginning of the book, a beaver is sad because he has no friends. He … 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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Window, Mirror, Moon

Author: Liz Rosenberg Illustrator: Ruth Richardson Publisher and Year: Harper & Row, Publishers (1990) Number of pages: 27 Genre: Fiction, Juvenile Fiction Descriptive Annotation: The summary at the beginning of the book describes Window, Mirror, Moon as “a lyrical rendering … Continue reading

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