Tag Archives: Perseverance

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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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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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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Inside Out and Back Again

Title: Inside Out and Back Again Author: Thanhha Lai Illustrator/ Photographer: N/A Publisher and Year: Harper Collins Books, 2011 Number of Pages: 272 Tags/ Themes: Family, Perseverance, Vietnam War, Growing Up, 5-7, Newbery Honor Book, National Book Award Winner Genre: Historical … Continue reading

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Friends

Title: Friends Author(s): Eric Carle Illustrator/Photographer: Eric Carle Publisher and Year: 2013-Philomel Number of pages: 32 Tags/Themes: Danielle Burge, Children, Friendship, Emotions, Reunite, Bravery, Journey, Perseverance, Love Genre: Children’s Literature Descriptive Annotation: The book, Friends, shares a heartfelt story about … Continue reading

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Stompin’ At The Savoy

Title: Stompin’ at the Savoy Author: Bebe Moore Campbell Illustrator/ Photographer: Richard Yarde Publisher and Year: Philomel Books New York, 2006 Number of Pages: 40 Tags/Themes: Fiction, Dancing, Perseverance, Belief, 4-6 Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: This is a story … Continue reading

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Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag

Title: Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag Author: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat Illustrator:  Marc Simont Publisher and Year: Coward-McCann Inc., 1987 Number of Pages: 48 Tags/ Themes: Mystery, Perseverance, 3-4 Genre: Mystery Descriptive Annotation: In this story, Nate and … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

Title: Amazing Grace Author: Mary Hoffman Illustrator:  Caroline Binch Publisher and Year: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1991 Number of Pages: 26 Tags/ Themes: Realistic Fiction, Determination, Perseverance, Drama Genre: Realistic Fiction Descriptive Annotation: In the story of Amazing Grace, … Continue reading

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