Thank You World


Bibliographic Information: McGinty, Alice B. Thank You World. New York: G.P. Penguin Young Readers Publishing, 2007. Print.

Brief Annotation: This story consists of children from all over the world thanking the earth for all of its wonderful qualities.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Grade Level: K-3

Readers who will like this: Readers who enjoy seeing children of many cultures who live diverse lives from themselves.

Rating/ Response: 5 – this story is beautiful!  Each picture of the many on every page was illustrated completely in colored crayon.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: What would you thank the earth for, if you had to?

Reading Strategy: Making Connections

Rationale for Strategy: Students will enjoy connecting their life to others around the world, while learning to appreciate differences.

Posted by: Alexa Wachter


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