Bibliographic Information: Ehlert, Lois. Waiting for Wings. San Diego: Harcourt, 2001. Print.
Brief Annotation: A simple story about the life cycle of an egg, hatching into a caterpillar, and eventually becoming a butterfly who then goes off to lay eggs.
Grade Level: k-2
Readers who will like this: Students who enjoy non-fiction books about animals and insects.
Rating/Response: 4, this is a very simple book which will be good for younger readers just learning about life cycles.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: How does a caterpillar become a butterfly?
Reading Strategy: Science
Rationale for strategy: This book simply goes through the life cycle of a butterfly. After the story, there are a few pages that go more in depth with information on different types of butterflies.
Posted by: Olivia Cyr