Bibliographic Information: Taback, Simms. I Miss You Everyday. New York: Viking, 2007. Print.
Brief Annotation: This story is about a young girl who misses someone who moved across the country, she plans to send herself through the mail in a homemade package.
Grade Level: K-2
Readers who will like this: Readers who enjoy stories that have busy pages with many pictures and enjoy taking their time to read. Those who enjoy reading will savor this book because it has many hidden elements.
Rating/ Response: 4 – This story is adorable and will easily relate with any student who has experienced someone moving away.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: Who has ever known someone that has moved away?
Reading Strategy: Questioning
Rationale for Strategy: I think there are endless possibilities for questioning in this book, whether it be about moving or elements within the book – students will always be occupied. It is also easy for students to relate to this book because many will have experienced a move in one way or another during their life.
Posted by: Katie de St. Aubin