My Book About Me

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Bibliographic Information: McKie, Roy and Dr. Seuss. (1969). My Book About Me. New York: Random House.

Brief Annotation: This book is a classic childhood favorite and is part of the Dr. Seuss collection.  I think this book has a great message.  It is all about learning what makes a person them!  It talks about what “my” favorite color is to how many mirrors are in “my” house.  It really grabs the attention it seeks, which is making children think about who they are.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: Pre-K-3

Readers who will like this: Readers who are developing a sense of ownership and identity will love this book.  Students can even create their own book, or write on the pages of this classic piece of literation.

Rating/Response: 5 This book has a fun and colorful character.  It opens the readers eyes to a world of identities.  I love how original it is and how original it makes the reader feel.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Who do you think you are, and what makes you that? Why?

Reading Strategy: Inferences

Rationale for Strategy: This book is a great way to allow children to begein thinking about what characteristics are, and what characteristics make them…them.

Posted by: Alexa Wachter

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