Bibliographic Information: Thompson, Colin. (1995). How to Live Forever. New York: Alfred A. Knopf Publishing.
Brief Annotation: What if books could come to life? What if there was an amazing collection of books, but one very important one was missing? This book sparks the imagination and allows children to become excited about what a book entails.
Grade Level: 3
Readers who will like this: Students who enjoy imagining the impossible, like books becoming people and cities, and forests, would thouroughly enjoy this book.
Rating/ Response: 5 – I love the way this book sparks an inner desire of children and adults. I have always wanted to know what books think.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: What would do if you thought a book was missing?
Reading Strategy: Visualization
Rational for strategy: Each page is filled with amazing illustrations and wonderful choices of words that create a foundation for wanting to learn about each book within a library.
Posted by: Alexa Wachter