What Do You Do With A Tail Like This?


Bibliographic Information: Jenkins, S., Jenkins, S., & Page, R. (2003). What do you do with a tail like this? Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Brief Annotation: This book explores the unique things animals can do with their nose, ears, tails, mouth, and feet.

Genre: Nonfiction

Grade Level: K-3

Readers who will like this: Children who like animals

Rating/Response: 4 This book sparks children’s curiosity by describing all of the amazing and unique things that animals can do with different parts of their bodies. Not only is it visually appealing, but engagingly educational for readers of all ages.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: What is your favorite animal? What is something unique about that animal?

Reading Strategy: Science

Rationale for Strategy: This book is a great tool for introducing students to different kinds of animals and the rare characteristics each have.

Posted by: Sammi Keller


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