Trouble with Trolls

Bibliographic Information: Brett, Jan. Trouble with Trolls. New York, NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1992. Print.

Brief Annotation: This is a story about a young girl, Treva, who has some trouble with trolls as she journeys with her dog to ski on the other side of a mountain. She uses her brains and her wit to outsmart the trolls.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: K – 5

Readers who will like this: I truly feel as though any reader would enjoy this story. The illustrations are great as well and would surely capture anyone’s attention.

Rating/Response: 5 – I thoroughly enjoy this story. Jan Brett is one of my favorite authors and I feel as though all of her books are exceptionally tasteful.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: Think of a time when you were caught in a sticky situation. What did you do?

Reading Strategy: Free Choice

Rationale for Strategy: I would choose this book because it is an enjoyable read. The illustrations are impeccable as well and Jan Brett’s creativity really shines throughout the pages.

Posted by: Emma Henke

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