Bibliographic Information: Young, Ed. Seven Blind Mice. (1992). New York: Scholastic Inc. Publishing.
Brief Annotation: This book is about seven blind mice that are very colorful and very curious. The find themselves coming up against all sorts of objects, even a snake.
Grade Level: K-1
Readers who will like this: Children who are not only learning their colors, and numbers, but also the days of the week would really find this book helpful.
Rating/Response: 3 This book shows great color on black paper. The illustrations were award winning. Ed Young is a great Asian ethnic narrator. He brings art into reading wonderfully.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: Have you mastered your counting abilities? What about your colors, and days of the week? If so, can you help me read this book?!
Reading Strategy: Mathematics
Rationale for Strategy: This book would make a great early book to read to kindergarteners who are being introduced to colors, numbers, animals, and days of the week.
Posted by: Alexa Wachter