A Ball for Daisy

Bibliographic Information: Raschka, Christopher. A Ball for Daisy. New York: Schwartz & Wade, 2011. Print.

Brief Annotation: This book was created with no words, but its vibrant pictures tell us a wonderful story about sharing, getting along with others, and remembering that even if something terrible happens it won’t be terrible forever.

Genre: fiction

Grade Level: K-2

Readers who will like this: Children who may be more visual learners and younger children who may not be able to read by themselves.

Rating/Response: 5 This book was amazing and was able to touch my heart in so many ways without any words on the page.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Think of your favorite toy.  How would you feel if you lost said toy?  Do you think you would feel that way forever?

Reading Strategy: Inferences

Rationale for Strategy: This book shows its readers some facts and evidence about what is going on Daisy’s life and then based off of those facts, we are able to infer what the conclusion is.

Posted by: Breanna Richey

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