Bibliographic Information: Shetterly, S. H., & McCall, R. H. (1999). Shelterwood. Gardiner, Me: Tilbury House Publishers.

Brief Annotation: Sophie a young girl spends her vacation time with her grandfather, while with him she learns about all the different types of trees that are present in the forest and begins to admire the beauty of the forest.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 1-5

Readers who will like this: Children who love nature and picture books.

Rating/Response: 4 It is a good book with lots of great meaning and vivid pictures.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: When you go out into the woods have you ever wondered what kinds of trees surround and how trees grow?

Reading Strategy: Important Ideas

Rationale for Strategy: This book is a great way to see the important idea of the book which is about how trees are important.

Posted by: Yesenia Corral


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