Annotation: Zusak, M. (2019). The Book Thief. Sydney, New South Wales: Picador/Pan Macmillan Australia. Summary: The Book Thief is the story of Death’s encounter with a little girl during The Holocaust and the way she helps him recognize the power of the human spirit and its indomitableness even in the middle of one of humanity’sContinue reading “Realistic Fiction/Fantasy/Graphic Novels”
Bibliography: Williams-Garcia, R. (2019). One Crazy Summer. Farmington Hills, Mich: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company. 2. Summary: One Crazy Summer is the story of sisters Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern and their experiences visiting with their estranged Black Panther Mother, Cecile. The book is told from the perspective of Delphine, the oldestContinue reading “Historical Fiction”
Citation: Montgomery, S., & Bishop, N. (2007). The Tarantula Scientist. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Summary: In The Tarantula Scientist, Sy Montgomery takes the reader through a journey to the southern hemisphere inside the dense jungle of French Guiana, where Sam Marshall, a tarantula researcher and specialists, makes his nightly rounds visiting tarantula burrows, studying the woolyContinue reading “Non-Fiction/Informational Texts”
CitationMyers, W. D., Myers, C., Williams, J., & Thomas, V. (2019). Jazz. (audiobook) Solon, OH: Findaway World, LLC. ISBN# 9780823421732 SummaryFrom bebop to free, and cool to fusion, Jazz guides the listener through a wide landscape of jazz music through the ages. With an introduction that gives the reader background on the art form andContinue reading “Poetry Books”
Bibliography: Kimmel, E. A., Hyman, T. S., & Jackson, G. (2019). Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins. Solon, OH: Findaway World, LLC. 97808234076993. Plot Summary: Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins is the story of a man who stumbles across a small town on the first night of Hanukkah. He is hungry and tired. So, he isContinue reading “Traditional/Folk Literature”
Bibliography: Cordell, Matthew. Wolf in the snow. London: Andersen Press, 2019. ISBN 9781783448548 Plot Summary: Wolf in the Snow is a story about a little girl who gets lost on her way home from school. As she tries to find her way back home, she runs into a wolf pup who is also lost. SheContinue reading “Chapter Books”
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