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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Title The Invention of Hugo Cabret Author Brian Selznick Publisher and Year Scholastic, Inc., 2007 Illustrator/Photographer Brian Selznick Number of pages: 533 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: One special feature of this novel is that it is told through pencil-sketch drawings … Continue reading

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Amelia Bedelia

Title Amelia Bedelia Author Peggy Parish Illustrator/Photographer Fritz Siebel Publisher and Year Scholastic, Inc. 1993 Number of pages: 64 Genre: Humorous Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Amelia Bedelia tells the story of a newly hired housekeeper, Amelia. When the homeowners are unable … Continue reading

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Because of Winn-Dixie

Title Because of Winn-Dixie Author Kate DiCamillo Illustrator/Photographer N/a Publisher and Year Scholastic Inc., 2000 Number of pages: 182 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  Because of Winn-Dixie tells the story of a young girl, India Opal, and her dog, Winn-Dixie. … Continue reading

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The Polar Express

Title The Polar Express Author Chris Van Allsburg Illustrator/Photographer Chris Van Allsburg Publisher and Year Scholastic Inc., 1985 Number of pages: 29 Genre: Holiday Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  The Polar Express is both written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. His … Continue reading

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Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble

Title Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble Author Cynthia Rylant Illustrator/Photographer Sucie Stevenson Publisher and Year Scholastic Inc. 1997 Number of pages: 48 Genre: Fiction Descriptive Annotation: The illustrations are all done with bright watercolors which helps bring the characters, … Continue reading

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The Snowy Day

Title The Snowy Day Author Ezra Jack Keats Illustrator/Photographer Ezra Jack Keats Publisher and Year Puffin Books 1976 Number of pages: 28 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: Keats uses various literary devices to make this book special. The use of … Continue reading

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Arthur’s First Sleepover

Title Arthur’s First Sleepover Author Marc Brown Illustrator/Photographer Marc Brown Publisher and Year Little, Brown & Company, 1994 Number of pages: 30 Genre: Humorous Fiction Descriptive Annotation: In this book, Arthur is having his friends Brain and Buster sleepover for … Continue reading

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Rainbow Fish to the Rescue!

Title Rainbow Fish to the Rescue! Author Marcus Pfister Illustrator/Photographer  Marcus Pfister Publisher and Year North-South Books, Inc.. 1995 Number of pages: 24 Genre: Fantasy, fable Descriptive Annotation: This book is illustrated in the same way as the prequel, The … Continue reading

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The Night I Followed the Dog

Title The Night I Followed the Dog Author Nina Laden Illustrator/Photographer  Nina Laden Publisher and Year Chronicle Books, 1994 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Humorous Fiction Descriptive Annotation:  This book is written from the perspective of the dog’s owner, a little … Continue reading

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Walter the Baker

Title Walter the Baker Author Eric Carle Illustrator/Photographer Eric Carle Publisher and Year Simon & Schuster, 1995 Number of pages: 27 Genre: Historical fiction, myth Descriptive Annotation:  This book is written and illustrated in the typical Eric Carle fashion. While … Continue reading

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